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Yukon Premier Sandy Silver has issued mandate letters to his ministers in advance of the one-day legislative sitting scheduled for Jan. 12.
Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief Peter Johnston and Yukon Premier Sandy Silver have announced that a Yukon Forum between the new Liberal government and First Nation chiefs will take place Jan. 13 in Whitehorse.
Gasoline prices in Whitehorse were hovering around $1.20 per litre as of Friday morning, up from about $1.12 on Dec. 21, according to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics.
Whitehorse’s Muslim community is raising money to build the territory’s first mosque. Yusuf Legere, a volunteer with the Yukon Muslims Society, says a mosque would be a focal point for Whitehorse’s growing Muslim population.
There’s a little island off the coast of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories that might be gone a few decades from now.
Corporal Patrick Russell is the Yukon RCMP’s new detachment commander in Ross River.
The Yukon government has approved a new open pit at Capstone Mining Corp.’s Minto mine, which could allow the mine to stay open through 2017.
A 15-year-old boy is facing 15 criminal charges after being arrested by Whitehorse RCMP at 3:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 30.
The Carcross/Tagish Renewable Resources Council is asking drivers to slow down on highways in the Southern Lakes region to avoid collisions with caribou.
Yukon Premier Sandy Silver has added his voice to those of the other territorial premiers, saying there wasn’t “a lot of dialogue” with Canada’s prime minister before an Arctic offshore drilling ban was announced last month.
The Yukon is still being hit hard by this year’s flu season.
The CRTC has declared that broadband internet access is a basic telecommunications service across Canada, which could bring higher internet speeds to many northern communities.
Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says medical travel funding is a top priority for the territory during health-care talks with the federal government.
Yukon’s MLAs will sit for a one-day legislative session on Jan. 12, the first since Premier Sandy Silver’s majority Liberal government took office earlier this month.
Gurdeep Pandher wasn’t expecting the Santas. He’d heard about them before, but only in passing. So he was taken by surprise, while bhangra dancing at the Yukon Energy Christmas party.
Yukon College will be offering a new certificate in climate change policy beginning in September 2017.
Yukon College is offering a new bilingual customer service program for French speakers looking to work in tourism or the service sector in the Yukon.
The Yukon government has rejected a proposal to mine 34 placer claims east of the Dome Road in Dawson City.
Yukon Energy has been producing record amounts of power this week, as the territory sits in the grip of a deep freeze.
Another major mining company has invested in Yukon’s White Gold district near Dawson City.