Barbara McLeod

Barbara posted 29 stories to Yukon News.
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Re/Max realtors’ failure to disclose ‘stinks,’ says ethicist

A Whitehorse couple has abandoned their appeal of a small claims court decision that ordered them to pay $10,818.15 in restitution to a realtor who bought their house in 2007. Kerry Lyle, the Re/Max agent who bought...

  • Jan 28th, 2009 8:00am

Entrepreneur, philanthropist and dreamer

"He was the most honourable, most gentlemanly person I knew," said Sam Holloway, an electrician and publisher. "I didn't know anybody like that growing up. Even the way Dave walked: so straight, so proud. He had what the Romans called dignatus." Robertson

  • Jan 14th, 2009 8:00am

Soothing the savage breast …with reduction

The identity women derive from their breasts transcends ideas of utility verses sexual, big verses small, saggy verses pert.

  • Nov 13th, 2008 4:00am

Diabetes makes for risky pregnancy, development and delivery

Micah McPhee howls for another feed of soy formula from his burp-free bottle. “There were a couple of times when the nurses said he…

  • May 24th, 2008 3:00am

Tantalus hosts grand opening

Morale is up in Carmacks because of the new Tantalus School, says principal Cully Robinson. In August, the sparkling kindergarten-to-Grade-12…

  • Apr 19th, 2008 3:00am

Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it

Not long before the beginning of the Iraq war, a University of Regina professor asked his students whether it was justifiable to contain Iraqi…

  • Apr 19th, 2008 3:00am

Flavourful Fili foods found in town

A new food store in Whitehorse will help ease the transition into Canadian life for Filipinos. Inspired by a growing Filipino community and an…

  • Apr 19th, 2008 3:00am

A brief history of apathy…

1996: Hank Moorlag appointed Yukon’s first ombudsman, beginning a fight for an effective Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act…

  • Apr 19th, 2008 3:00am

Homicide investigation continues

The death of Gordon Ross Seybold is being investigated as a homicide, says Whitehorse RCMP. The remains of the 63-year-old Ibex Valley man were…

  • Apr 15th, 2008 3:00am

Transport improvement needed

A report produced by the three territorial governments calls for significant improvements to infrastructure for road, air, marine and rail travel.

  • Apr 15th, 2008 3:00am

Flood risk abates

Yukoners may prefer a more sudden burst of spring weather, but a gradual thaw will cut the risk of flooding, say Environment Yukon hydrology experts.

  • Apr 12th, 2008 3:00am

Earls feeds the eyes and the stomach

Customers herd into a small foyer as two or three revealingly dressed, spike-heeled young women greet them with rehearsed smiles.

  • Apr 12th, 2008 3:00am

CDF projects total $240,000

The Community Development Fund has approved 18 applications for community projects of $20,000 or less.

  • Apr 10th, 2008 3:00am

Hart dumps on funding equity

Operators of the Mount Lorne waste-transfer station could shut the facility down in protest of funding inequity.

  • Apr 8th, 2008 3:00am

Goddamn the pusher van, say harm reduction detractors

A couple of years ago, Ben Gribben nearly killed himself with crack cocaine. “Technically, I was dead for about two minutes,” says the…

  • Apr 5th, 2008 3:00am

Weekend rabble rousers kept Mounties hopping

Whitehorse RCMP responded to a long series of alcohol-fueled fights, thefts and acts of mischief over the past week.

  • Apr 3rd, 2008 3:00am

Caribou Hotel honoured

The oldest hotel in the territory has been nominated as a Yukon historic site. The Caribou Hotel in Carcross, nominated by its owner, Anne Morgan,…

  • Apr 3rd, 2008 3:00am

Tungsten deal with China has nothing to do with human rights, says Fentie

A deal between North American Tungsten Ltd. and China may have paved the way for the production of weapons of war, violation of human rights and…

  • Apr 3rd, 2008 3:00am

Fentie cooked liquor question, say Liberals

Premier Dennis Fentie is looking to the conflicts commissioner to investigate allegations two ministers may have benefited from changes to the…

  • Apr 3rd, 2008 3:00am

Earth Hour gives McDonald’s ambience

McDonald’s has been accused of being the biggest purveyor of rain-forest-destroying, methane producing, hormone and antibiotic-laced beef on…

  • Apr 1st, 2008 3:00am