Jackie Hong

WCC inspection report now in the hands of Yukon government

Inspector David Loukidelis and the Yukon government confirmed the report was submitted May 15

Appeal court orders new trial in Yukon Energy Corp., contractor lawsuits

The B.C.-Yukon Court of Appeal found the trial judge erred in invoking an irrelevant legal principle

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nations sign deal on overlapping traditional territories

Portions of overlapping traditional territories will exclusively be part of either First Nation

Yukon RCMP, coroner investigating human remains found at Long Lake

Officials releasing few details so far

Whitehorse apartment owner pleads guilty to violating fire safety rules

Tummel Holdings, which owns Skyline Apartments in Riverdale, pleaded guilty to two charges May 15

Sentencing hearing held for Whitehorse man convicted in 2016 slashing

Wesley Quash was convicted of aggravated assault after cutting a man’s face open

A behind-the-scenes look at Yukon’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre

Media were invited to a mock activation of the centre May 8

Yukon Supreme Court strikes petition by former YG employee seeking to be reinstated

In her decision, Justice Myra Bielby described Juanita Wood as a vexatious litigant

Yukon human rights board hears Destruction Bay motel pantsing case

Man alleges he was sexually harrassed ‘incessantly’

Fire that destroyed Yukon College salmon facility caused $30k in damage

A fire at the McIntyre Creek Salmon Incubation Facility in March killed an estimated 46,000 salmon fry

Brandy Vittrekwa’s killer to move to B.C. upon release from custody

Youth will serve one year of community supervision in B.C., where he will attend university

Council of Yukon First Nations launches new Jordan’s Principle service

The service will help families apply to a federal fund of $382 million

Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre launches Sexualized Assault Prevention Month

Program coordinator Jess Stone said she hopes the month encourages dialogue about the topic

Darryl Sheepway sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower sentenced Sheepway, convicted of second-degree murder, May 8

Dawson City homicide victim remembered as a ‘beautiful soul’

Kevin McGowan, 41, was killed in Dawson City April 30. Yukon RCMP say his death was a homicide

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 Watson Lake killing

Alfred Chief Jr. pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing Olson Wolftail, 87, in 2016

Yukon First Nations, territorial government sign resource royalty sharing agreement

The agreement settle long-standing dispute over interpretation of Umbrella Final Agreement chapter

Yukon RCMP identify victim in Dawson City homicide

Kevin McGowan, 41, was killed in Dawson City April 30. His death was previous classified as suspicious

Darryl Sheepway says petition about WCC conditions about ‘right and wrong’

Secure living unit conditions have improved but still aren’t comparable to general population, he says