A quarter billion dollars down the Faro pit

The Yukon Conservation Society (YCS) is of the opinion that it is time for an audit of the Faro Mine remediation and care and maintenance programs.

Say sorry Sandy

Sandy Silver called hydro projects a stunt by the sitting government.

More action needed to make Yukon more affordable

Last June, the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition released the report “Living Wage in Whitehorse, Yukon: 2016” that included the first-ever living wage calculation for Whitehorse.

Thanks from Line of Life Association

The Line of Life Association of the Yukon is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

Change Yukon’s voting system

The other day I got an email from a friend. He was inviting people in our riding to meet one of the candidates in the upcoming territorial election.

Yukon needs ATV management

Growing up in Yukon has afforded me an incredible life. Years spent hiking, boating, fishing and hunting have given an appreciation for all Yukon has to offer.

Make the Alaska Highway corridor better

The Alaska Highway through Whitehorse isn’t just a highway, it is a corridor that connects us.

Sketchy economics from oil and gas boosters

Costs matter, especially in economics.

Traffic greivances

I have been living in the Whitehorse area for four years now and am still trying to decide if the sense of entitlement that I see on a daily basis is a regional issue or just a sign of the changing times.

Hay is for horses

In order to understand hay farming in the Yukon it’s useful to recall what your mother said when you yelled “Hey!” to get her attention. “Hay,” she would retort, “is for horses.”

Conservatives rising to new challenge in Ottawa

A year ago, the Conservative Party had become pretty lousy at government. A year later, the Conservative Party has become really good at opposition.

Why are the Rangers’ new rifles so expensive?

So finally the Rangers are getting new firearms to replace their ancient Lee-Enfield, .303 rifles that are roughly 75 years old.

Fracking sucks, Keith

Keith Halliday, a former chief of staff to Liberal Premier Pat Duncan, recently made a vigorous defence of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as a necessary part of Yukon’s energy future.

Premier needs to think bigger

Darrell Pasloski continues to debunk the idea of a carbon tax and to promote oil and gas. His thinking is too small.

A tribute to Ted Dillistone

It was with sadness that I read of the passing of my friend Ted Dillistone on August 31 in Campbell River, B.C.

Catch up, Keith

Frack free is where over 8,000 Yukoners are going. We are determined to move ourselves in that direction with the coming election. You are right with one fact: that it’s a small town.

Stand up for Yukon ingenuity

Yukoners have a long and proud history of ingenuity. As individuals, families and communities we have proven time and time again that we can adapt to new realities. Climate change is one of them.

Why is YEC investing in a new diesel fuel tank?

Didn’t we just spend $45 million plus for the world’s best technology (so we were told) to produce electricity with liquified natural gas?

Trust the surface board process

Recently there has been much wringing of hands regarding overlapping land tenure issues among mineral claim holders and First Nation settlement land.

Canada should test drive a new voting system

Canada’s Parliament has collaboratively established an all-party Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) to engage with Canadians on the development of a new electoral system