Julien Gignac

New chief of Carcross/Tagish First Nation eyes a healing centre

Lynda Dickson was sworn in on July 17

YG names electoral reform commission members, opposition cries foul

Members will submit a final report and recommendations in January

Federal government announces $15M for Northern food strategy

A federal minister said 17 per cent of Yukoners are food insecure right now

Canadian premiers discuss shoring up Canada’s Arctic

All Canadian premiers met in Saskatoon from July 9 to 11

What to know about the Yukon’s five federal candidates

The News compiled priorities of each candidate

YG’s information portal needs work, says Information and Privacy Commissioner

No timelines for publishing information is one concern

Andrew Scheer tells Yukoners he’ll get rid of the carbon tax if elected

The Conservative Party of Canada leader was in Whitehorse this week

The Yukon’s Green Party has a candidate for the upcoming federal election

Lenore Morris, a lawyer by trade, wants more action on environmental issues

Carbon is now taxed in the Yukon

This means higher prices at the pumps, rebates and more

YG activates open data portal to improve access to information, Mostyn says

It’s unclear how long it will take for requested information to be posted

Families are leaving Burwash because students are unsupported, chief says

The Department of Education recently denied an extra teacher at Kluane Lake School

UPDATED: YG is ‘failing’ First Nations students, says chair of the Chiefs Committee on Education

Bob Dickson said the Yukon government’s unilateral approach to education ‘doesn’t fly’ anymore

Northern premiers say they’re working to respond to MMIWG report

‘We’re trying to find a united pathway forward’

Northwestel breach of CRTC regulation results in $5 million settlement

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said the breach was “serious.”

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation suspends deputy chief after impaired driving charges

Deputy Chief Cheryl Charlie was charged June 6. Councillor Darius Elias has also been suspended.

Healing is central to ending violence against Indigenous women, girls: chief commissioner of MMIWG inquiry

Marion Buller was in Whitehorse this week to ‘close the circle’

People’s Party of Canada gets a Yukon candidate

‘I can’t just complain and do nothing’

Another bridge has been blocked off along Annie Lake Road

Some groups say this will hinder access to the backcountry