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  • Sep 8th, 2017

Whitehorse council mulls pay bump to make up for tax change

Federal government eliminated rule that made third of council pay tax-free

‘Living wage’ for Whitehorse lowered between 2016 and 2017

Advocates say new figure reflects lower cost of living

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        Yukon SOVA’s class size grows to 16

        ‘To see it fade away like that, it just didn’t make any sense to us’

        Death of N.W.T. man living in Whitehorse deemed a homicide

        Clayton Benoit, 51, died at Whitehorse General Aug. 30

        Yukon students to learn about dangers of fentanyl use

        ‘It’s not just something you see on TV. It’s right here in our community in the Yukon’

        Yukon sluice box researcher doubts new mining method

        The new method is being proposed for a placer project in Burwash Creek

        Yukon First Nations chiefs speak out as Nehass legal saga resumes

        ‘It is the system that is failing the individuals’

        New Whitehorse hospital expansion offers streamlined admissions, natural light

        ‘The space is really designed to provide better emergency care’

        Wyatt’s World

        • Sep 6th, 2017

        UPDATED: Trudeau announces $360 million for Yukon road upgrades

        Resource Gateway Project will repair 650 km of roads in Klondike and Kaska regions

        Women’s safety survey a guide for the future, say women’s agencies and RCMP

        Plans are already being made for a second survey to reach more people

        Salvation Army off the hook for any contamination found under new Whitehorse building

        The Salvation Army will not be liable for any hydrocarbon contamination found under its new building

        Wyatt’s World

        • Sep 1st, 2017

        Northern premiers talk sustainable future, Indigenous affairs

        The Northern Premiers’ Forum wrapped up Aug. 31 in Yellowknife

        Six companies express interest in building South Klondike fibre optic link

        The route is one of two being considered to give Yukon a redundant fibre optic source

        Keno groundwater study shows water largely undrinkable without heavy treatment

        Officials with the Department of Community Services met with community members this week

        Save-On-Foods grocery store opens in Whitehorse

        Overwaitea Foods-owned store enters downtown market previously dominated by Loblaw Companies Ltd

        Yukon foodies celebrate at culinary fest

        ‘Just look out your window and say, ‘I’m going to Google spruce, edible spruce.’’