Grief and questions as deadly plane crash investigation continues

Strong winds and other adverse weather conditions likely contributed to the deadly float plane crash that killed three tourists at Little Doctor Lake near the Nahanni National Park, says the plane’s operator. “Little Doctor Lake is probably … one of the hardest places to fly on floats because the current is going one way and...
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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