All 104 taxis on streets of Yellowknife get safety green light

The results of a city-wide taxi inspection may give cab-hailing Yellowknifers some reassurance next time they’re on the road. Of the 104 licensed taxi cabs on the streets of Yellowknife, all vehicles passed a mechanical and basic requirement inspection conducted last month, the city’s communications director Richard McIntosh stated in an email. The annual check-up,...
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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