Ashley Joannou

Yukon health minister acknowledges potential need for more detox beds

‘We did not have a wait list,’ Frost says, which is technically true, because staff don’t keep one

High and dry: Destruction Bay dock rendered useless by declining water levels

‘The priority launch should be where there is a community’

Municipalities still waiting for news on Yukon’s solid waste plans

Streicker hopes for details on solid waste plans by May, timeline for recycling fees still unknown

Yukon cancels tender for government-run cannabis store over size and price

Streicker promises there will still be a retail location up and running in time for legalization

Mostyn urges Yukon public servants to come forward with concerns over treatment of children

Liberals vote down motion calling for independent review of abuse claims

Whitehorse’s detox centre is turning people away

Beds have been full most of March, health officials say

Alaska Seaplanes announces seasonal flight between Whitehorse and Juneau

First flight should happen in May, general manager says

Parties spar over Yukon Development Corporation loan

A nearly-$40 million loan is now being refinanced over 40 years

Hours before deadline, YG announces cash for non-profit to buy land for affordable housing

$750k allows Challenge to buy land, no word yet on funding for construction

Yukon government makes American Sign Language interpreter job permanent

‘It opens these doors for us in our lives’

Yukon’s youth advocate to conduct ‘systematic’ review of the territory’s group homes

Review follows CBC report alleging abuse by group home staff

All 150 Whistle Bend continuing care beds slated to open this fall

Specialized units to open in 2019 and 2020, but for now all the beds will be for continuing care: YG

Yukon housing minister promises announcement ‘in the coming days and weeks’

Opposition presses for details as social housing wait list balloons

Cleanup work set to start at former site of Whitehorse oil refinery

Crews will use thermal technology to remediate sludge pit that dates back to 1940s

Parties spar over the size of French high school planned for Whitehorse

New school to have room for 150 students, earlier report called for space for 200

Yukon’s Eagle mine secures funding to get it to production

Utility board signs off on mine’s power purchase agreement

Yukon says government cannabis store will only be temporary

YG could afford a pricy pot building, Streicker says, but no decisions have been made yet

Mostyn anticipates money for Robert Campbell Highway between Ross River and Faro

Minister won’t say much he’ll seek in next year’s capital budget

Yukon’s minimum wage set for review

NDP’s Kate White says review serves as cover for pending look at MLA salaries