Gordon Rennie

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Gordon Rennie was born in 1929, and he worked for the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) in both Kimmirut and Iqaluit. Gordon arrived in Iqaluit in 1956. Gordon’s testimony includes information on the early days of the community of Apex, the fur trade, and family allowance payments. Gordon testifies that dogs were left to forage on their own in the community and that they traveled in packs. He recalls the mauling of a young boy, as well as incidences of dogs entering his home and destroying property. Gordon admitted to shooting three or four dogs that had entered his home.