Amazing Race Canada calls on the North

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With memorable stops in Yellowknife, the North has often played a supporting role in the televised cross-country scavenger hunt that is the Amazing Race Canada. But now, producers of the popular reality program say Northerners themselves are ready for their – first-ever – close-up. “We’ve never had a team from the North before. We’ve had,...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.