Young Apex chef hits the big time with char recipe

River McCluskey came home to Apex, after being celebrated in Ottawa, with a crisp white apron, a white chef’s jacket, and a culinary tradition in the finest restaurants – a high white chef’s hat. The weekend in Ottawa is thanks to a recipe he devised himself –Baked Arctic Char with Citrus Relish. River, 9, entered...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.