Premier changes numbers, but not his tune on energy self-determination

Premier Bob McLeod issued a statement Thursday clarifying remarks he made last week expressing his frustration with the federal government intervention’s on energy extraction in the North. Last Wednesday, McLeod issued a “red alert,” stressing the need for a renewed, nation-wide debate on the future of the Northwest Territories. In the initial release, McLeod slammed...
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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