‘It feels amazing:’ Yellowknife student selected for RCMP training camp

Grade 12 Allain St-Cyr student wants to eventually serve as Mountie in city

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At age four, around the same time he first saw “Cops” on TV, Mathieu D’Aigle knew he wanted to be a police officer. Now 18, the Grade 12 Allain St. Cyr student’s lifelong dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. D’Aigle was selected over six other applicants from the territory to attend the...
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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.