Parsons back in as UNW president

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Todd Parsons has been re-elected as president of the Union of Northern Workers following a vote Sunday, marking the beginning of his sixth term as top brass. Parsons, who became the head of the UNW in 2002, defeated challenger Brad Brake during a convention that saw delegates representing members from different UNW Locals across the Northwest...
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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.