Residents get tour of new sobering centre

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More than 20 downtown residents were given a tour of the new day shelter and sobering centre – set to open its doors to clients next week – on Tuesday night. The group, all residents at Northern Heights Condominiums on 49 Street, got an up-close look inside the newly-redesigned building – located on 50 Street...
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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.