Northern News Services founder dies at 84

by Avery Zingel - August 10, 2018

Northern News Services founder and president Jack “Sig” Sigvaldason died in Ottawa last night after a brief illness. He was 84. Sigvaldason began his news company in early 1972 after being fired from News of the North just before Christmas. His first newspaper, Yellowknifer, was born on his kitchen table. He eventually purchased News of…

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