Soldier to fight poaching in South Africa

A passion for protecting the environment is putting a Canadian soldier from Yellowknife on the front lines in the fight against poaching. Master Cpl. Greg Kinsman, an army reservist and member of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment’s C Company, has joined a high-tech effort led by an international charity to halt the illegal hunting of endangered...
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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