Yellowknife student gets dream position in vet college

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What began as a summer job in Dr. Tom Pisz’s office has quickly turned into a huge step toward becoming a much needed new veterinarian in the North. Kaitlyn Denroche, a longtime Yellowknifer, was the latest NWT student to join the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan this August. Every...
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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.