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It's safe to say that plenty of paper, plastic, cardboard and other recyclable waste will be headed for Whitehorse's landfill in the near future, unless our municipal and territorial leaders get their act together.
When a Yukon MP broke his word on a matter of symbolic importance a few years ago, he found himself on the receiving end of some tough criticism from an energetic rival named Ryan Leef.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has unveiled his action plan for addressing the high number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.
Blue bin recycling expands The Blue Bin Recycling Society has expanded to new neighbourhoods, again. What began as a Riverdale pilot project now covers most of the city.
If only ridding the territory of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder were as simple as crafting the right promotional campaign. Sadly, the problem is not so simple.
What’s more frustrating than the prime minister making a big show of coming to town, but only giving local reporters between themselves just one question he will deign to answer?
In case you missed it, Yukon MP Ryan Leef dove into the Arctic Ocean this week to raise money for a good cause. Then he dragged your newspaper editor in along with him.
What a relief. Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Whitehorse yesterday and shared with the territory a fresh insight: the plight of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada is not, in fact, a "sociological phenomenon.
Nehass case adjourned for two weeks It will be another few weeks before the case of Michael Nehass makes any more progress through the courts.
Human rights apparently don't count inside Whitehorse Correctional Centre. That, anyhow, is an easy-to-draw conclusion, based on the Yukon government’s absurd decision.
RCMP investigating weekend robbery Police are investigating after a local gas station was robbed by a man with a 30-centimetre-long bowie knife.
The Yukon, in case you haven't heard, has taken a trail-blazing new approach to treating mental illness. In serious cases, we simply take those suffering and throw them in the clink.
Premier Darrell Pasloski must think that most Yukoners are rubes and dim-wits. How else to explain his ongoing reliance on staying mum.
At the risk of being a killjoy, it's probably important to note that the Peel trial is unlikely to resolve anything of substance. Not this week's trial, anyhow.
It must be tough being a Yukon Party cabinet minister. So much money on hand, so few ideas with what to do with it.
Brad Cathers should grow a backbone. As the political boss of the Yukon Housing Corporation, Cathers is entitled to call the shots.
Yukon's lapsed Catholics and left-leaning heathens must be shouting hallelujah this week, following news that Bishop Gary Gordon will soon be packing his bags for Victoria.
Deal officially signed to fund life-saving drug A deal has been reached with a drug company to fund expensive medication for people with a unique form of cystic fibrosis. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Our federal government has been busy rewriting the laws that govern environmental assessments in the Yukon.
Affordable housing should be income tested I am writing concerning the grants (subsidies) the government is going to pay to developers to build affordable housing. I am not against affordable housing, as I know that it is needed in Whitehorse.