Yellowknife RCMP Really, Really Doesn't Want Reporters To Call Them
Yellowknife RCMP Really, Really Doesn’t Want Reporters To Call Them

If a former MMA fighter decides to throw down in front of the local strip club, but the RCMP won’t confirm it to media, did it really happen?

In Yellowknife, this is a real question reporters are facing. The city’s journalists are struggling to get basic answers from their local police force about reported crimes. In June, the Mounties lost their only media relations officer for the division, Const. Elenore Sturko, and she has yet to be replaced.

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