Man calls out City’s ‘anti-public’ culture following Fieldhouse ban

A Yellowknife man is calling out City Hall’s “anti-public” culture after he says he was unfairly banned from a recreational facility last fall. With no running water at his Kam Lake home, lifelong resident Jerald Sibbeston would regularly visit the Fieldhouse, which has a “public welcome” sign affixed to its front door, to use 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