Yellowknife dates set for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls hearing

A community hearing in Yellowknife for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be held from January 23 to 25, according to a statement released Wednesday. The hearing, which is open to the public, may include “sharing circle testimonies and artistic expression panels,” the release from the Inquiry stated. For...
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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