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Is the United States beleagured by its Second Mandement “right of the people to keep and bear Arms”?
The Yukon is spending over $200 million on fossil fuels a year and for what? To make a few already rich guys richer.
On June 9 I was a first-time passenger on Air North from Edmonton to Whitehorse.
I read the article about the Mayor Curtis’s tantrum. The mayor is “disappointed” that his pet project is under critical analysis, while the former councillor makes statements that are not accurate.
I have appreciated being in communication with you recently concerning climate change and the necessity to act now. Respectfully, I have found your response lacking.
The Yukon Chamber of Commerce and the Yukon government have embarked on aggressive yet friendly-seeming marketing campaigns promoting a Yukon oil-and-gas industry, playing to our comfortable way of life and the expectations we have of energy.
I would like to thank Dr. David Storey for his letter regarding the long-standing problems at the Whitehorse General Hospital.
There has been a furious bout of bridge building going on in Whitehorse, and they will soon be reduced to rubble.
Trying to research a bird that is disappearing is a nearly impossible task, if you ask Dave Mossop. The Yukon Research Centre biologist has been studying the American kestrel - North America's smallest falcon - since the 1980s.
This week we heard the cri de coeur of an economist in anguish. Kevin Page, the federal parliamentary budget officer whose five-year term is ending this week, wrote an impassioned op-ed piece in the Toronto Star.
For their own safety, and for the well-being of Yukon wildlife, motorists must slow down.
On Feb. 25, the Yukon Conservation Data Centre loaded a layer of information from its Biotics database of rare and endangered species onto the Energy, Mines and Resources Lands Viewer.
As northerners, we often fixate on the types of development we lack in the North.
There just ain't enough catchy country tunes about economic development projects gone awry.
''Two summers ago, we lost a glacier in the Atlin region - a whole mountain glacier was gone," says Stephen Mooney, director of Cold Climate Innovation at the Yukon Research Centre at Yukon College.
Suppose that your neighbour announced that his lawnmower was broken and that it was too expensive to get a new one, so he was going to stop mowing his lawn.
The year 2013 is finally here and, as you’ve all been waiting for, it’s the International Year of Statistics.
When a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook the ocean floor near Craig, Alaska, last week, it was strong enough to be felt by people 500 kilometres away in Whitehorse. The earthquake struck at midnight, and homes in Craig and Sitka swayed.
Can a business work without the profit motive? As Adam Smith famously pointed out, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
While the rest of the F.H. Collins high school reconstruction plan may be an alarming schmozzle, it looks like behind-the-scenes government officials have come up with a clever plan to heat the new building: heat pumps.