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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...

Council Briefs: Shauna Morgan is Yellowknife’s latest Deputy Mayor

Shauna Morgan was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Yellowknife during city council’s first formal council meeting Tuesday evening. The second-term councillor, who received the most votes in the past council election will hold the position until January 2020 when the council will review the appointment. The Deputy Mayor is responsible for filling in during...