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Yukon hotel sued over alleged multi million dollar immigration scam

Updated: A Yukon hotel is being sued over an alleged immigration scam involving millions of dollars invested by Chinese citizens.

YG concerned over Northwestel’s deregulation application

The Yukon government is concerned that Northwestel’s attempt to deregulate internet pricing in some Northwest Territories communities could apply to the Yukon.

Long live the listserv: ArtsNet turns 16

Yukon’s most famous digital bulletin board turned 16 this month. ArtsNet started in March 2001 as a mailing list for discussions about arts and culture topics in the territory.

  • Mar 24, 2017

First Nations, lawyers push Yukon government to fund Gladue reports

The Yukon may soon fund sentencing reports for Aboriginal offenders.

Liard First Nation election postponed

The Liard First Nation election has been postponed after the chief returning officer resigned March 21.

YG, First Nations, feds hold ‘productive’ meetings in Whitehorse

Despite “productive” conversations and “passionate debate,” the Yukon Intergovernmental Forum ended March 16 without any concrete announcements.

YG, company failed to consult Takhini residents on development: Supreme Court

The Yukon government failed to consult residents on a residential development plan on the Takhini Hot Springs road, a Yukon Supreme Court judge ruled, putting the project on hold.

You’ve got to be kidding me: Yukon’s locally made goat cheese supplier closes shop

As several goats wander around their barn, eating hay under the watchful eye of three Great Pyrenees dogs, Brian Lendrum takes a few moments to enjoy the sunny and balmy winter day.

Suspended sentence for 2014 break and enter

Yukon Supreme Court handed down a suspended sentence to a man found guilty of breaking and entering into his former partner’s home in Pelly Crossing, scaring her and her children in June 2014.

Cod almighty: Yukon’s East Coast association to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Living about as far away from the East Coast as you can get and still be in Canada, it might be safe to assume St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Whitehorse are close to non-existent.

Yukon RCMP operation sheds light on sex trafficking

Yukon RCMP took part in an operation to target the sex trade, help victims and reach at-risk populations for the first time in February.

Yukon’s high incarceration rates show need for supervised housing: legal aid head

The territory needs to offer more housing to both offenders and victims of crime, says the head of Yukon’s legal aid society.

Carpenters recognize lifetimes spent building the Yukon

When Douglas Rody moved from Yellowknife to the Yukon in 1975, Whitehorse only had a handful of traffic lights, there was no paved road to Skagway, and only few subdivisions existed.

Ontario man charged in pharmacy robbery

Whitehorse RCMP have arrested and charged an Ontario man in connection with a March 3 robbery at the Medicine Chest Pharmacy on Ogilvie Street.

Coroner failed to investigate systemic discrimination allegations: Yukon Supreme Court

A Yukon Supreme Court judge has ordered a public inquest into the death of a First Nation woman in November 2013.

Yukon snow carver to focus on his art

One of the territory’s most famous snow carvers is taking a step back from the international snow carving competition he’s been running for the past 14 years. But he’s not hanging up his chisels just yet.

Caribou Legs loses defamation suit

A famous Gwich’in runner who championed the cause of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls made false domestic violence accusations, Yukon Supreme Court has ruled.

Frantic Follies folds

The Frantic Follies Vaudeville Show won’t celebrate a 48th birthday.

RCMP seek suspect in Whitehorse opioid heist

Whitehorse RCMP are still on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing a downtown pharmacy March 3.

Song, dance and splatter: horror comedy Evil Dead: The Musical makes Whitehorse debut

Five college students break into a cabin hoping for a nice getaway weekend only to accidentally release malefic demons out to dismember humans — what people would consider a bad start to a weekend.