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The Mae Bachur Animal Shelter has 40 dogs sharing 18 kennels, and 10 cats. It’s so overcrowded staff are packing three dogs to a kennel. “And it’s turning away animals everyday,” said Arthur Mitchell.
The Liberals will take aggressive steps to improve childcare in the territory, said Takhini-Kopper King Liberal candidate Cherish Clarke. First, the Liberals will ensure that the direct-operating grant for daycares and dayhomes is permanent, she said.
The only housing Joe Johnson can find is a shared cell at Whitehorse Correctional Centre. The 34-year-old is struggling with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and alcohol addiction. It's a bad combination.
Ranj Pillai was the only councillor to vote against the city's operation and maintenance budget when it was passed this spring. "I wasn't comfortable with the tax increase," he said.
Keun Hwan Lee came to Whitehorse to become a placer miner. Instead, the mining engineer is watching exploration boom from behind a sushi counter on Main Street.
Yukon Party candidates faced a free-for-all in contested ridings this election. And this made for a mess in Kluane, according to Elaine Hanson.
The Liberals are dusting off last year's Acutely Intoxicated Persons at Risk report. "We would build a shelter, detox and sobering centre downtown," said Mountainview candidate David Sloan on Tuesday.
The Liberals would fund Northern City Supportive Housing Coalition's project to house Whitehorse's most marginalized, if elected, says Patrick Singh. The Downtown Centre candidate already knows many of the potential tenants.
Harper's focus on Arctic sovereignty is a red herring, says Michael Byers. And by dwelling on it, the prime minister has done Canadians "a disservice.
Warren Spicer dreamed of being a rock star since he was 10 years old. But now that it's happening, the Plants and Animals frontman is finding it a little frightening.
Were it not for Drew Whittaker, the recently released Emergency Medical Services audit would likely still be under wraps. The NDP researcher got the ball rolling with an access to information request.
Take an entertaining, honest, musical ride with Randy Rutherford's My Brother Sings Like Roy Orbison. The award-winning play is an account of Rutherford's early manhood against the backdrop of Vietnam.
One of the largest rivers flowing into Atlin Lake has run dry. "That river has been there for hundreds of years," said longtime Atlin summer resident Brad Thayer. "It's carved out canyons and created a huge alluvial fan. In early July, Thayer and his wife boated to the end of Atlin Lake.
Randy Rutherford is almost completely deaf. But you wouldn't know it. And that's part of the problem. "My ears should be in wheelchairs," said the Californian playwright, actor and musician.
Dawn Macdonald doesn't have to dress like a slut to get hassled on the street. "The other day I was in a sweater, jeans and running shoes and some guy made kissy noises at me."
The temporary ambulance station on top of Two Mile Hill has been operating 24/7 since the first week of January, deputy premier Elaine Taylor told a media conference Tuesday.
The Simpsons are coming to Whitehorse this winter in MacHomer. Starring more than 50 characters from Springfield...
Sheila MacLean was bitten by zombies in Vancouver. Now, the local massage therapist is responsible for infecting Whitehorse with the walking dead.
Kendall Sullivan couldn't figure out what was wrong with her baby daughter. In 2001, the former Yukon singer/songwriter went to Ontario for six months.
Whitehorse's hardest-to-house lost a champion this week. The Northern City Supportive Housing Coalition is withdrawing its proposal to build a 20-room supported apartment complex in downtown Whitehorse.