Yellowknife News

City’s public works director steps down

April 19, 2018 - Yellowknife

Dennis Kefalas, who handled a complaint in 2014 about alleged workplace misconduct at the Municipal Enforcement Division, has resigned from his high-ranking post at the city.

Kefalas leaves his job as director of Public Works and Engineering right as an independent inquiry into those allegations and how that complaint was dealt with is set to begin.

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FROM HANSARD: Pot pardons a federal issue: Sebert

April 19, 2018 - Yellowknife

The following is an edited exchange taken from Hansard in the legislative assembly March 13. MLA Tom Beaulieu, who represents Tu Nedhe-Wiilideh constituency, which includes Fort Resolution, Lutselk’e, Dettah, and Ndilo, is questioning Justice Minister Louis Sebert on the issue of pardons for marijuana charges once the drug is legalized in Canada.

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Letter to the editor: Environmentalists get things done

April 17, 2018 - Yellowknife

From: France Benoit,


Dear editor,

In the April 13 Yellowknifer column by city editor James O’Connor, he writes that in the midst of putting together the Earth Week edition of your paper, “Someone asked: What ever happened to acid rain? And what about the huge hole in the ozone that was supposed to fry us all?

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