Shower of steel causes distress, disruption

Shreya Nandy Mitra’s morning walk to work Wednesday started like any other. But by the time she turned onto Yellowknife’s 50 Street, where she works, her commute quickly turned from routine to: are my co-workers okay? “It immediately got me thinking if everyone was safe,” Mitra told Yellowknifer. Mitra works at EPR Yellowknife Accounting Professional...
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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