Yellowknife News


June 21, 2018

A story in Wednesday’s edition stated Niven, Range and Fiddler Lakes are safe for swimming and fishing (“New list of arsenic-impacted lakes”). While the levels of arsenic in these lakes do not pose a significant risk to people who swim or fish, other bacteria such as e.coli make them unsafe. Also, Fiddler’s Lake is the city’s sewage lagoon, not Fiddler Lake. Yellowknifer regrets the errors and any confusion they may have caused.

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