Yellowknife sees largest annual price increase of Northern cities

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Yellowknifers can look back at 2018 knowing the cost of living continued to get more expensive compared to a year ago. The NWT Bureau of Statistics released its latest figures which showed a 2.5 per cent jump in the cost of all consumer goods in the city since November 2017 – among the highest increases...
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Simon Whitehouse
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) 766-8307 and editorial@nnsl.com.