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The Yukon Liberals launched their first substantial sitting of the legislative assembly April 20 with a speech from the throne that offered few surprises or details beyond what could already be gleaned from their election platform.
In Dawson City, where a lack of affordable rental apartments is a perennial problem, residents were quick to jump at the chance to move into a new multi-unit apartment building opening in June.
At least one local business owner wants to open a recreational marijuana shop once it becomes legal in the territory.
One of the Yukon’s longest serving commissioners has died.
Yukon MLAs are set to be back in the legislative assembly tomorrow. Aside from a one-day sitting in January, this spring sitting will be a first for Premier Sandy Silver’s Liberals.
A pair of researchers from the University of Vienna travelled nearly 7,500 kilometres to get a sense of what it’s like for Yukon workers who work by travelling in and out of mining camps.
The Yukon government says changes to when contracts for seasonal projects are handed out will be implemented, but not until next year.
A woman who slipped and tumbled 30 metres down Whitehorse’s clay cliffs was cold but unharmed when she was rescued by Whitehorse firefighters April 3.
The Yukon government has renewed the territory’s interim electrical rebate.
Watson Lake and the union representing 22 locked-out municipal workers have come to a tentative agreement, the Yukon Employees Union announced April 3.
The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will begin in Whitehorse the week of May 29.
Plans for a potential new mine southeast of Ross River have officially begun working their way through Yukon’s environmental and socio-economic approval process.
Premier Sandy Silver has issued what appears to be the biggest special warrant ever to come out at the beginning of a Yukon fiscal year.
Minutes from the council meeting where Whitehorse’s city manager was fired provide a bit more information on where councillors stood on the decision.
Problems in the ground have halted work on two parts of the multi-million-dollar continuing care facility being built in Whistle Bend.
Watson Lake’s municipal employees are on strike. The town locked out its 22 employees this morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
City staff are recommending that Whitehorse City Council sole-source a contract to give the city more data storage space.
The case surrounding the future of the Peel watershed has been heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.
The assistant director of Yukon’s family and children’s services says the territory doesn’t need more group homes, even though children as young as three are currently living in group care because there aren’t enough foster parents.
In this day and age, everyone should be applauded for recycling. But there’s recycling and then there’s what Brian Fidler and his team have decided to do with the massive piles of used cardboard they’ve collected.