Series aims spotlight on Leona Brule, missing since 1989

It’s been nearly 30 years since 19-year-old Leona May Brule, of Fort Providence, was reported missing by her mother. Her disappearance – and the missing person file that remains open to this day – will be featured on APTN’s Taken Series, stated NWT RCMP in a news release on Friday. Territory residents can tune into...
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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