Fort Smith man who triggered NWT Housing Corporation complaint “vindicated”

Lorell Gauthier, the daughter of a Fort Smith man who claimed NWT Housing Corporation’s method of collecting personal information infringed his rights, says her father feels “vindicated” following the release of a report from the territory’s information and privacy commissioner Wednesday. During a press conference, Gauthier, a NWT Seniors’ Society board member, explained her father...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at