Tickets, warnings handed out during traffic blitz

Tickets and warnings were handed out to Fort Providence drivers during a joint safety blitz from RCMP and government agencies. Fort Providence RCMP and NWT RCMP Traffic Services teamed up with the GNWT Department of Infrastructure and Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) on Oct. 20, stopping and checking 114 vehicles between 12 p.m. and 6...
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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