RCMP, government agencies team up for outdoor safety patrols

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With the launch of a joint-bid by law enforcement and government agencies to bolster responsible sledding and fishing, Yellowknifers taking part in outdoor winter activities will soon be seeing a few more sleds on local trails. Yellowknife RCMP is partnering with a number of government groups, including Environment and Climate Change Canada Wildlife Enforcement, Fisheries...
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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.