Lori Garrison

Yukon doctor hopes to take sting out of frostbite

Whitehorse General Hospital general surgeon Dr. Alex Poole and local pharmacist Josianne Gauthier have brought a new treatment for frostbite to the Yukon.

Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition eyes low income dental program

The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition has been granted $11,750 by the Yukon Community Development Fund to develop a framework for a low-income dentistry program in Whitehorse.

Why we don’t report

When the police came, they stepped inside wearing black polished boots, dripping salt and slush on the floor. The officers were both young white males and stood with their hands on their hips.

Watson Lake municipal employees back to work

Municipal workers in Watson Lake are back on the job after a week-long strike.

City proposes updates to sound and graffiti bylaws

The City of Whitehorse is considering changes to its maintenance bylaws that would stregthen enforcement of rules surrounding noise, graffiti and snow-covered accessible parking spaces.

City’s compost wins organic approval

The City of Whitehorse announced at an April 3 committee meeting that the city’s compost has been approved by the Organic Materials Review Institute.

Two hurt in Whitehorse single car crash

A single-vehicle accident on Second Avenue sent two people to Whitehorse General Hospital around 7 a.m. April 2.

Two hurt in Whitehorse single car crash

A single-vehicle accident on Second Avenue sent two people to Whitehorse General Hospital around 7 a.m. April 2.

Yukon justice system fails victims of abuse: advocate

Reem Girgrah has three pieces of advice for women entering the Yukon court system for a case of sexual or domestic assault: know your rights, be prepared for the process to take a long time and be ready for a fight.

Options exist for sexual assault reporting, women’s advocate says

The Yukon experiences four times the national average of sexual and domestic violence, yet many women may not understand how to properly report an incident or what happens when an incident is reported.