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When I read the article regarding Tagish’s challenges with dogs barking, I was surprised and concerned that there are obviously many more people sharing the same disturbances of sleep, peace and quiet as our family and neighbours do.
Money has greater implications than just a plus or minus figure in a bank statement.
Kudos to Premier Silver in re-stating the territorial Liberal promise to undertake discussions regarding electoral reform in the Yukon.
Like many Yukoners, I was disappointed in the Liberal government’s recent decision not to undertake a review of Yukon’s minimum wage.
On behalf of Yukon farmers, the Yukon Agricultural Association is seeking a measured approach to the public discussion about the management of Yukon’s domestic sheep and goat populations.
Why has city council decided to increase, at a minimum, the commercial water rates by 13 per cent and the commercial sewer rates by 15 per cent?
Organizers weren’t completely sure of the exact number of runners who took part, but they’re sure it’s a record for the event.
There are times when each of us can make a difference in a very concrete way. A change to our electoral system is one of those times.
I was a bit mystified by the March 31 Yukonomist column in your newspaper. The column starts out proposing a report card grading system for the new government’s first budget. This system begins by focusing on balancing the books and avoiding or minimizing any deficit. This seems sound.
Even the very debate about a carbon tax has focused minds on our environmentally expensive lifestyle
Three months after forming government, the Yukon Liberals have been very quiet on one of their cornerstone campaign promises: keeping fracking out of the Yukon.
After reading a recent column by Keith Halliday regarding Yukon Energy Corporation’s 20-year resource plan and article by Maura Forrest regarding the Canadian Electrical Agency, I would like to wade into the debate.
A dog that chased a mule deer onto the Yukon River appears to have contributed to the ungulate’s death even if it never actually made contact with its prey.
A Yukon man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, avoiding a four-week trial. Michael MacPherson entered the plea on Feb. 1. He was originally charged with second-degree murder in the 2014 stabbing death of Tanner Sinclair.
This year’s Available Light festival will feature a number of Yukon films, including a series of local documentaries screening on Monday, Feb. 6. The series includes the world premiere of Pictures Don’t Lie, the story of Tr’ondek Hwech’in elder J.J. Van Bibber’s life in the territory, and Underdog, which focuses on Yukon musher Yuka Honda.
Northern agriculture is not a just a frontier of high technology. It’s also an opportunity for Yukon’s First Nations.
In its recently released local food strategy, the Yukon government’s agricultural branch calls backyard and community gardens “an important part of food sovereignty and sustainable local food production,” and lays out a strategy for supporting those gardens.