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Consensus government works for NWT: Handley
Consensus government works for the Northwest Territories, and for Premier Joe Handley. It’s a lot different from Yukon government, where three…
National report shows Yukon deficit
Surplus or deficit, that is the question. The answer depends on whom you talk to. Territorial officials insist the territory has a small surplus.
MacKay talks foreign policy in Whitehorse
Foreign Affairs minister Peter MacKay used podium time at a diplomatic forum Monday to bolster the public image of Canada’s role in Afghanistan.
Cathers promises funds for outreach van
The No Fixed Address Outreach Van that cruises Whitehorse streets two nights a week, offering help to homeless and marginalized people, is due for a…
Fentie banking on economic prosperity
There’s a sign on Premier Dennis Fentie’s door that explains a key part of his philosophy.
Cathers sets priorities for second term
MLA Brad Cathers will seek re-election, making him the first Yukon Party minister to formally throw his hat in the ring.
Independence forum seeks joiners
Kenn Roberts is living a contradiction of his own creation. He’s a politician who doesn’t want to run and the defacto leader of a party…
Appeal successful for accused
Haakon Anrtzen will have another day in court. The former Yukon Party MLA for Copperbelt, who resigned his seat in disgrace last year after being…
Caribou project ends with questions
BIG BOUNDARY LAKE Jamie McLelland rolled the black tarp to the top of the metal gate, unlatched the chain and entered the animal pen.
Taxpayers, miners to help pay for Yukon Energy
The Yukon Energy Corporation has some expensive plans for the future. In a 20-year resource plan, released Tuesday, the corporation cites four…
Government names another project champion
With no fanfare — or even a public announcement — the Yukon government has appointed another project champion to a mining prospect in the…
Repeat criminals offered ‘therapeutic court’
John Edzerza has seen justice gone awry. For more than two decades before taking office in 2002, the Yukon Justice minister worked as a volunteer…
Building memories on the river
A lot of people in the Yukon can relate to Brett Rogers’ dream. He’s a 24-year-old guy from Ontario with a driving ambition in life…
Government offers expensive lots
The Yukon government is planning to charge between $22,500 and $30,000 per hectare for undeveloped rural residential lots in the Whitehorse area.
Insurance broker gets 15 months in jail
Joanne Walker is sentenced to two years in prison plus two years probation for insurance fraud she committed between July 2004 and July 2005,…
Shoddy regime crippling investment
Under the existing Yukon fiscal and regulatory regime, the territory is not a good place for companies to invest, says the Canadian Association of…
Mining report slams YTG
The Yukon Environmental and Socioeconomic Assessment Act has unduly complicated the permitting process for the mining industry, casting the future of…
Walker decision postponed
ukoners would be better served if Joanne Walker paid the $70,000 she owes than they would be if she went to jail, defence lawyer Robert Dick argued…
Whitehorse icon changes hands
Doug Thomas still expects to have his early morning coffee waiting for him at the Gold Rush Inn. But the veteran Whitehorse hotelier no longer owns…
Cathers covers, Fentie goes fishing
Premier Dennis Fentie opted out of the Western Premiers Conference this week. Instead, he sent a stand-in to the Gimli, Manitoba, meetings.