Jackie Hong

Yukon criminal defence lawyers concerned with proposals in federal justice reform bill

Bill C-75 was introduced by federal justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in late March

Yukon Bonanza Box offers a surprise taste of the North

The Whitehorse-based business will ship subscribers six to eight Yukon-made items every three months

Jury finds Whitehorse man not guilty of sexual assault

Dion Roberts, 30, was acquitted on a charge of sexual assault April 27.

Yukon RCMP investigating suspicious death of man in Dawson City

The man died in downtown Dawson in the “early hours” of April 30, according to a press release.

Accused, complainant tell different stories during testimony at Whitehorse sexual assault trial

Dion Roberts, charged with sexual assault, testified that the sex he had was consensual.

Whitehorse RCMP seek witnesses after man run over with Jeep in SuperValu parking lot

The incident took place around 11:20 a.m. April 26. The driver of the Jeep has not been identified

Whitehorse-based project aims to Indigenize Wikipedia

‘It’s just taking the initiative to … do the writing’

Trial begins for man accused in 2016 Whitehorse sexual assault

Dion Roberts, 30, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a night out

Yukon delegation visits First Nations-led child welfare agencies in B.C.

The trip, which happened in late March, was organized by the Council of Yukon First Nations

Crown and defence argue over Darryl Sheepway’s parole eligibility at sentencing hearing

Crown asked for 15 years of parole ineligibility for convicted murderer while defence asked for 10

Arrest warrant issued after Yukon man fails to show up for sexual assault, kidnapping trial

Philip Tyler Reid, charged with sexual assault and kidnapping, was scheduled to stand trial April 23

Whitehorse march marks anniversary of Wendy Carlick, Sarah MacIntosh murders

The march, held in Whitehorse’s McIntyre subdivision, also honoured Allan Waugh and Greg Dawson

Defence lawyer asks Crown appeal of Kolasch acquittal be dismissed

In factum, Harry Kolasch’s lawyer says it’s clear that police officer used excessive force

Gold Rush star Tony Beets appeals pond fire fines

Beets and his company, Tamarack Inc., were fined $31k for violating portions of the Waters Act

Inspector, CYFN lawyer talk about WCC inspection at justice conference

David Loukidelis and Jennie Cunningham spoke about the Whitehorse Correctional Centre

Where eagles dare: Bald eagles have returned to the Yukon for the season

‘The dump is an excellent eagle viewing location. Seems weird to say, but it is’

Yukon Parks tightens rules to crack down on campsite squatters

Campers were previously allowed to leave occupied campsites unattended for up to 72 hours

At B.C. jail, First Nations programming transformational for inmates, says elder

Elder, spiritual advisor Darla Pratt spoke at the Council of Yukon First Nations’ justice conference

Parents should have been informed sooner of Whitehorse school threat, student’s father says

Kirk Cameron says he wanted more timely and clearer communication between the school and parents

Yukon Legal Aid receives additional $241k in funding

Executive director David Christie says the additional funding has been needed for years