Liquor retailer still waiting on business licence

The sole private liquor distributor in Yellowknife is set to sell cannabis on Oct. 17, but this week said he is yet to obtain a business licence from the city or a contract to sell from the GNWT. “I have applied for a business licence, but the city has not been able to give me...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8295 and