Tlicho residents invited to supper tonight by ENR officials to discuss caribou, wolves

Questions about caribou in the North Slave region are to be answered by government officials tonight.

Officials from the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources are hosting a supper in Whati this evening to talk about Boreal Caribou.

They will also be discussing wolves and their effect on the caribou herd as well as the recent wolf cull announced by the GNWT.

The Tlicho All-Season Road is also on the agenda as well as the effects it’s expected to have on wildlife in the Tlicho.

Tonight’s public presentation and supper begins at six o’clock at the Whati Cultural Centre.

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John McFadden
John has been in the broadcast journalism industry since the 1980s. He has been a reporter in Yellowknife since 2012 and joined CKLB in January of 2018. John covers the crime and court beat as well as reporting on other areas including politics, business, entertainment and sports. He won seven national community newspaper awards while he was a journalist with Northern News Services Limited (NNSL). John worked in Ontario before coming North including stints as a TV sportscaster in Peterborough and senior news writer for CBC and CTV in downtown Toronto.