Family physician closes regular practice

After 17 years, Dr. Ewan Affleck has closed his practice with Yellowknife Primary Care Centre. Affleck told patients recently that he would no longer take regular appointments after Aug. 31. He will continue living in Yellowknife working part-time shifts at Stanton Territorial Hospital and will serve as a senior medical adviser for health informatics at...
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Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and