Sending a signal: antenna to showcase Inuvik art

Inuvik artists are getting the chance to broadcast their work on an out-of-this-world canvas. The Great Northern Arts Festival Society has teamed up with Natural Resources Canada to launch the Satellite Antenna Dish Art Search, calling on creatively-inclined residents to transform a transmitter of celestial data into a beacon for Northern art. The contest, which...
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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