City caterer courts Governor General’s taste buds

A catering business that specializes in exotic spices and gourmet dishes has landed a special client. Flavour Trader, a city shop that invites patrons on a “taste bud journey,” will be serving newly-appointed Gov. Gen. Julie Payette during her Yellowknife stop in her journey to the North. Flavour Trader will be catering a dinner for...
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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