Yellowknife RCMP commander announces transfer

The head of RCMP “G” Division is moving on from his post as Yellowknife detachment commander. Insp. Matt Peggs, who took over as division boss in August of 2015, announced Monday he’ll be departing from his position on Feb. 26 to oversee a federal branch of policing in London, Ontario. Sharing the news during a...
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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