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Elaine Taylor is walking the Whitehorse West neighbourhood taking stock of the public mood after a busy, cold and snowy winter.
Trevor is one lucky dog. The German shepherd/Rottweiler cross was set to be euthanized by bylaw services after biting at least three Yukoners. But a Supreme Court hearing on Thursday gave him another chance.
Someone should probe the issue of bandwidth caps in Canada. And it probably should not be the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission. Better to task the Canadian Competition Bureau.
Calgary-based WestJet Airlines dropped a news bomb on the Yukon this week. After years of tire-kicking, it's finally decided to plunge into the Whitehorse market. With both feet.
Air North’s transformation from a local to a regional airline has been remarkable. It wasn’t that long ago that the company was flying…
The Yukon Party government has a laser-like focus on development. Mines, farms, big game outfits, gravel pits, land, geological exploration, oil and…
True story. The other day, a 12-year-old boy was watching an episode of Smallville with his parents. In the show, the lights flickered and went…
Unless the city is ready to do something innovative with transit, studying the issue again is a waste of time and money. And there is little evidence the city wants to innovate. Besides, there really is no city bus problem.
At budget time there are no surprises anymore. Take, for example, Premier Dennis Fentie. Tuesday, he revealed details of his forthcoming budget to "the people.
If Canada is a bilingual country, the people sitting on the Supreme Court bench should speak both French and English. If it's not bilingual, then someone should say so.
The Yukon's Catholic Church leaders are free to live in the 1950s for as long as they want, provided they do so on their own dime. But it's different when a bishop tries to impose his own retrograde views on human sexuality.
The Yukon News has the best arts coverage in the country, according to the Canadian Community Newspaper Association, which represents 700…
In the next couple of days, Dr. Bruce Beaton and James Allen are expected to deliver their report on chronic inebriants. We hope they recommend some sort of medical detox facility in their final document.
It must be unsettling working in the Yukon civil service these days. You never know when Premier Dennis Fentie is going to overrule your decisions…
There are good investments, and there are bad investments. People must start asking themselves which ones the Yukon government is making. No, we are not referring to the $36-million asset-backed commercial paper fiasco.
Here's a picture for you. While empty, serviced lots sit unused downtown, Whitehorse is tearing up popular residential greenbelts to build homes.
By John Thompson News Reporter Why do women, on average, earn less than men? This is a complicated, politically charged question. For the Public Service Alliance of Canada, it's a no-brainer: women continue to be oppressed at the workplace by systemic sex
Nothing lasts forever. The latest reminder of this pithy aphorism comes courtesy of DBRS, a Toronto-based debt-rating agency.
As if it didn't have enough troubles, now there's a coup shaping up in the RCMP. And, when the dust settles, nobody is going to look good.
After three months in office, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government has ramped up federal spending by $40 billion over its Liberal…