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Day shelter neighbour uses Facebook to expose violence

April Desjarlais has taken to Facebook to raise awareness of the homelessness crisis that is unfolding outside her business. Desjarlais is the owner of the Finn Hansen building on 50 Street, which is right next door to the city’s sobering centre and day shelter. In recent weeks, she has spoken out against the steady drumbeat...

Downtown lot now up for sale or lease

After years of attempting to find a use for the city owned 50/50 lot next to Centre Square Mall, council passed a by-law Monday to sell or lease the lot at a value of $1.45 million. As of Feb. 26, the city will be issuing requests for proposal to get the lot developed and move...
January 21, 2019 Sarah Kalnay-Watson is the owner of Let Me Knot, offering wedding consulting, event planning, floral services and marriage officiating out of shop in the CloudWorks One building on 52nd street, downtown Yellowknife. Brett McGarry/NNSL photo

Focus on Business: Let Me Knot provides far more than flowers

To say that Sarah Kalnay-Watson, the owner of Let Me Knot on 52 Street, is just a wedding planner would be vastly understating her duties. She acts as a wedding and events planner, but also as a florist and even administers marriage and officiates weddings out of her quaint shop. “Some of my friends joke...