Jackie Hong

Gwich’in renew calls for Canadian banks to not finance drilling in ANWR

“They do have a clear understanding of the impacts and the risks so it’s now up to them to take action”

Some Yukon terrestrial DSL customers struggling to keep under usage limits

Some Yukon terrestrial DSL internet customers say they’re having difficulty staying under…

2020 Moosehide Gathering cancelled

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in has cancelled the 2020 Moosehide Gathering over concerns about COVID-19.…

CERB will not be clawed back from social assistance, Yukon government announces

The Yukon was originally going to deduct the federal benefit dollar-for-dollar

Teslin man files $4.25M lawsuit over alleged sexual abuse at hand of Catholic bishop

The man alleges he was sexually abused following his confirmation ceremony at a church in 1985

Slow start to Yukon fire season this year, officials say

Rock Creek, Dawson City and Old Crow also at risk of flooding during river breakups

Yukon Energy running more diesel, investigating Riverdale noise complaints

President and CEO Andrew Hall said a noise monitor is in use to collect data in various locations

Yukon mining claim holders getting relief from assessment for 2020 season

People with mining claims will not have to do work on their claims for the 2020 season

Yukon chefs helping hungry locals with meal donations to Whitehorse food bank

The initiative is being powered by monetary donations on GoFundMe and food donations from suppliers

Permit hunt lottery opening April 23

The Yukon’s permit hunt lottery for the 2020-21 season opens April 23,…

Timelines extended for Yukon Mineral Development Strategy

A panel developing a mineral strategy that involves all 11 self-governing Yukon…

Available Light on Demand brings Yukon films to home screens

Four documentaries normally behind paywalls will be free to stream on April 22 and 23

Yukon government clawing back CERB from social assistance recipients dollar-for-dollar

Benefit being deducted in its entirety, which woman says will leave her with less money than before

C/TFN employee dumps chicken meat into bush near Carcross

Employees have since been given training on how to properly dispose of meat

Portions of the Peel now open to mineral claim staking

Staking moratorium in integrated management areas, about 17 per cent of the Peel, lifted April 1

Refurbished Whitehorse jail unit, John Howard Society proposed to replace Salvation Army’s ARC

The Salvation Army’s Yukon Adult Resource Centre, territory’s only halfway house, is closing April 30

Hydrogen-fuelled snowmobile pitch wins 2020 Yukon Innovation Prize

Stefan Weissenberg awarded $10k to pursue idea of retrofitting snowmobiles with hydrogen fuel cells

At-home learning will be new experience for everyone, YTA president says

“This is new to everybody right across Canada”

Golden Predator sells 3 Aces project

Golden Predator Mining Corp. is selling its 3 Aces gold project in…

No new COVID-19 cases reported in the Yukon over Easter long weekend

Premier Sandy Silver said Yukoners largely respecting rules and recommendations to stem spread