Outdoor awareness campaign heats up

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A few extra snowmobiles – and eyes – were on Yellowknife Bay over the weekend as an awareness campaign led by law enforcement and government agencies kicked into gear. Members of the RCMP G Division, Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) hit trails and fishing spots along the Dettah Ice...
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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.