- Contact Us
Cleaning up the mess left behind by the former Faro mine could cost the federal government more than half a billion dollars on top of the $350 million it has already spent, federal officials say.
Bill C-17, the federal bill that would scrap controversial changes to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act, made it through second reading in the House of Commons this week.
Dawson City’s homesick sourtoe has found its way home. The desiccated human digit, which made national news when it disappeared last week, was mailed back to the Downtown Hotel June 22.
Yukon’s senator has announced he is retiring. Dan Lang told the Senate June 22 that he will be walking away as of August 15 after eight and a half years on the job.
A thief took advantage of a five-finger discount and walked off with one of Dawson’s most famous toes.
Whitehorse RCMP have opened a file after the city’s new rainbow crosswalk was damaged.
Former Liberal candidate Tamara Goeppel entered not guilty pleas to charges she is facing under the Elections Act.
The spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly wrapped up June 13. It was the first chance for nearly all of the Liberal MLAs to be part of a full sitting. Prior to the last territorial election Premier Sandy Silver was the only Liberal with a seat.
After nearly two decades of caring for the abandoned Faro mine site, the federal and territorial governments are getting closer to coming up with a remediation plan.
The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and Goldcorp are at odds over whether there has been enough consultation on plans to build the Coffee gold mine south of Dawson City.
The Yukon Party has a new representative on the territory’s electoral district boundaries commission.
Environment Yukon says it has no evidence that contaminants found outside of a contentious property in Porter Creek reached the water.
The Yukon government has released terms of reference for the committee in charge of coming up with solutions to the territory’s future financial woes.
Canada Post is removing a dozen mailboxes from around Whitehorse because it says they’re not getting used enough.
The Yukon government says it will consult with Yukoners on the upcoming federal carbon tax but details about when that might happen are still not available.
A Parks Canada proposal to expand the campground at Kathleen Lake in Kluane National Park may offer some relief for frustrated Whitehorse-area campers.
As the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls wrapped up its first set of Whitehorse hearings June 1, staff said plans were already in place to help families cope with the emotional toll that may have come from testifying.
After only one day of testimony, the chief commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls already knows she’ll be coming back to the territory to hear more.
Engineers estimate it will cost another $1.2 million to repair the Ross River School only two years after the government spent nearly $2 million doing similar work.
Yukon prepares to host first MMIWG inquiry hearing