JUSTICE BRIEFS: Ex-Yellowknife Mountie one of two leading $1-billion lawsuit against RCMP

A former Yellowknife RCMP officer is at the centre of a $1-billion lawsuit filed against Canada’s national police force last week. In a recent interview with CBC News, Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Greenwood, now a Mountie stationed in Alberta and one of two lead plaintiffs in the suit, detailed workplace bullying and ridicule he claims he...
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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.