PIerre Chauvin

PIerre posted 427 stories to Yukon News.
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Little Gold port of entry re opens

The Canada Border Services Agency announced May 19 that the Little Gold port of entry had reopened.

  • May 24th, 2017 2:21pm

Parts of Kluane National Park and Reserve closed off

Parks Canada has closed the Ä’äy Chú (Slims River) West trail, south of Bullion Plateau Trail and surrounding land areas in Kluane National Park and Reserve to visitors until further notice.

  • May 24th, 2017 2:18pm

Owners sues city claiming firefighters’ negligence

The owner of trailer in Takhini is suing the City of Whitehorse over a fire that destroyed his property.

  • May 24th, 2017 2:07pm

Judge disregarded First Nation man’s life circumstances, lawyer argues

Judge Donald Luther missed the mark when he disregarded an Indigenous offender’s traumatic upbringing, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard May 17.

  • May 24th, 2017 1:28pm

Placer miner fined total of $20,000 for sluicing straight into creek

A placer mining operation that didn’t use a settling pond and let sediment flow directly into a stream received a $20,000 fine May 9.

  • May 19th, 2017 1:00pm

Four bears die after getting used to human food

Environment Yukon is asking Yukoners to be responsible after four bears were shot after coming in contact with human food.

  • May 19th, 2017 12:58pm

Violence, crime prevention top justice priorities

The Yukon government is asking the RCMP to focus on preventing and solving cases of violence against women in a list of priorities it released May 16.

  • May 19th, 2017 12:55pm

Beets’ defence for setting pond on fire holds no water, judge rules

The star of a Discovery Channel mining show who let one of his employees set a pond on fire in the Klondike has been convicted of charges under the Water Act.

  • May 19th, 2017 12:28pm

Prosecutor slams allegations of racism

Allegations that a Crown prosecutor tried to keep First Nation people off a jury are false and should be dismissed, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard May 15.

  • May 17th, 2017 1:48pm

Carcross man sues RCMP, officers over 2015 assault

A Carcross man is suing the RCMP officer who assaulted him while handcuffed in the back of a police car back in May 2015.

  • May 17th, 2017 1:47pm

Whitehorse library now offers unlimited internet

Library fans rejoice: the Whitehorse Public Library now offers free unlimited internet.

  • May 12th, 2017 2:00pm

A journey of revitalization: film showcases Yukon First Nation artists

It’s a journey that brought dancers, carvers, fashion designer, sculptors, weavers and singers from all over the Yukon and even Alaska to one place: downtown Whitehorse.

  • May 12th, 2017 1:54pm

Yukon government would own proposed fibre optic line

The Yukon government would own a much-awaited fibre optic line offering internet redundancy to the territory, the News has learned.

  • May 12th, 2017 12:22pm

Tagish residents seek injunction to limit dogs at kennel

Tagish residents suing their neighbour over a dog kennel are asking Yukon Supreme Court to limit the number of dogs that can stay on the property.

  • May 12th, 2017 12:20pm

Everywhere a Steins: Dawson artist showcases latest print, video work

Sporting a deep burgundy jacket, a checkered yellow and gray shirt and big black sunglasses, John Steins strikes a pose next to one of his pieces, entitled “Selfie.” The resemblance is uncanny.

  • May 10th, 2017 1:36pm

School’s back in

All Yukon schools are safe and open, the Yukon government announced May 5.

  • May 5th, 2017 1:01pm

YESAB releases ATAC road recommendations

The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board says the adverse effects of a proposed — and controversial — all-season road to a mineral deposit northwest of Keno City could be mitigated.

  • May 5th, 2017 1:01pm

Smoke and mirrors: upstairs fire forces barber to close

Larissa Chippett was enjoying her day off May 4 when she got a call from her employee.

  • May 5th, 2017 12:40pm

NDP leadership hopeful talks clean energy, affordable housing

Peter Julian, a candidate for the federal NDP leadership, was in town April 29-30 to talk climate change and economic transition.

  • May 3rd, 2017 2:02pm

Hot Springs residents claim YG breached court order

The Hotsprings Road residents association argues the Yukon government violated a court order by allowing construction in the subdivision to continue.

  • May 3rd, 2017 1:57pm