Hay River students learn through a new lens

A local educator is bringing Hollywood to Hay River with a unique afterschool program that fuses film with fun – and learning. Finno Celestin, a teaching assistant at Ecole Boreale, hosts a movie-making club every Wednesday at Princess Alexandra Middle School – offering tweenage thespians and would-be Scorseses and Streeps an up-close and behind the...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.