Restaurant owner responds to chef charges of unfair treatment

The co-owner of a new and popular restaurant is responding to accusations this week that his acting head chef was unjustly fired.  Several staff members walked out in response to the dismissal and the restaurant was closed last Friday to address the shortage in staff. Mark Henry, co-owner of Copperhouse Eatery and Lounge, sat down...
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Simon Whitehouse
Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University of Ottawa. Working in Yellowknife, he covers education-based stories and general news but has also taken other beats in the past, including city hall and entertainment. He is a champion of the printed word and the importance of newspapers. As a board member of the United Way NWT and Rotary True North, he believes in the importance of civic engagement and community building. He spends his spare time with his boxer Sharona. Simon can be reached at (867) 766-8307 and