Former Folk on the Rocks executive director loses legal fight against ex-employer

A Supreme Court justice has tossed an appeal from David Whitelock, a one-time Folk on the Rocks executive director who claimed he was owed an outstanding bonus from his former employer. In January 2016, David Whitelock – executive director of the music festival from March 2014 until his termination in December 2016 – filed a...
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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