How To Be a Yellowknifer: Lorie Crawford

Aurora College, and by extension Yellowknife, is known for its nursing program. Turns out one of the people to spearhead developing that curriculum that now so well known and regarded is Yellowknife resident, Lorie Crawford.

A registered nurse, who with her husband, moved from Ontario, because of the long commutes, has now called Yellowknife home since 1988.

Yellowknife was only one of three options for the couple though. Bermuda and New Zealand were also in the running, but for good reason, Yellowknife was their new destination.

Today, Lorie runs a health promotion practice where she helps clients work on their health issues through nutrition. She and her husband have also run a popular raw food booth at the Yellowknife Farmers Market called Zing, since its inception in 2013.

Listen to this episode to learn even more about what Lorie Crawford has to say about Yellowknife, what it is like today and how it was when she first moved to the city.

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About the author

Kyle Thomas

Kyle grew up in Yellowknife and is a local entrepreneur, writer, baker, and Yellowknife Advocate who is addicted to learning as much as he can about the community and sharing it with anyone who'll listen. In 2009 he developed YkOnline.ca. A website all about living, working and thriving in Yellowknife for residents, newcomers, and visitors.

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