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A Yellowknife businessman is upset that his company is not considered part of the manufacturing sector despite his efforts to become designated. Darwin Rudkevitch, co-owner of Arctic Farmer, said despite the GNWT’s efforts to diversify and build on the manufacturing sector, he feels it’s laughable that his company doesn’t qualify for Northern Manufactured Products status....
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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.