GNWT climate projects get boost from feds

The GWNT’s plan to prepare for climate change will be getting a boost from the federal government. The territorial government, from 2017 to 2019, will see $1.7 million funneled into 13 climate change adaptation projects in NWT, including “emergency plan implementation, research on the spread of insects and disease, and wildland fire protection for communities...
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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