Worry, shock at expected boat launch closure

Boaters are expressing worry and “shock” after learning the public boat launch at Giant Mine and neighbouring Great Slave Sailing Club may be inaccessible over much of the next decade as Giant Mine enters the next phase in cleanup. The two-lane boat launch is generally more favoured by boaters than the launch in Old Town,...
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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) 766-8295 and editorial@nnsl.com.