Yellowknife couple $1M richer after lotto win

A lucky feeling on Friday the 13th and a stop at a Fort Providence gas station has paid off for one happy Yellowknife couple. Bradley and Janice McNeill are the mystery holders of a $1 million Lotto Max ticket, which was purchased July 13 and announced it was won by someone outside of Yellowknife in...
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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