Sister Agnes Sutherland remembered

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Northern colleagues of Agnes Sutherland are remembering her life and service in the North as the longtime Grey Nun in Fort Smith died on Aug. 10, at the age of 92. Sutherland, a Metis woman born in Fort Chipewyan in 1926, joined the Grey Nuns in 1943 and spent more than 70 years of her...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and editorial@nnsl.com.