Guilty plea in on-job Recreation Centre injury

An Alberta-based environmental consultant company charged with violating safety laws following a 2016 workplace injury in Hay River, plead guilty to one of six charges brought against them in NWT Territorial Court Tuesday. Arctic Environmental Services Ltd, and president Robert Valleau plead guilty to failing to provide the “information, instruction training and supervision that is...
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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