Julien Gignac

Local acts speak to the importance of music, identity ahead of APTN concerts highlighting Indigenous music

‘It’s important that young artists get their chance to show what they’re doing with their music’

National inquiry calls violence against Indigenous women and girls genocide

Report makes 231 recommendations for governments, institutions and Canadians

New government housing policy seeks to attract more employees to communities

‘There’s a lot more demand for staff housing than there is supply’

Leaders prepare for release of MMIWG final report

The 10th Yukon Forum was hosted on May 30

Yukon Energy pitches new power plant

Yukon Energy Corp. hopes to build a 20-megawatt facility

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has a new caribou coordinator

It’s the first time someone has held the position in roughly 10 years

Whitehorse is to receive federal funding to support French-speaking immigrants

14 communities in total will receive $12.6 million over three years

Yukon has a new protected area

Ch’ihilii Chik will foster wildlife habitat, Gwich’in culture

New company to develop three properties in Dawson City

A boutique-styled hotel and townhouses are on the runway

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation officially declares climate emergency

The declaration was signed during Caribou Days on May 19

Funding announced for new community centre in Old Crow

The chief of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation said it will be better suited to meet the community’s needs

Not enough is being done to support the mental health needs of LGBTQ2S+ people: report

Advocacy organization Qmunity has made 70 recommendations to the Yukon government

Putting a face to your food (and drink): the Yukoners who inspired menu items downtown

Spend enough time eating in downtown Whitehorse and you’ll find several establishments with food named after Yukoners.

‘Why are we dancing around this?’: ban single-use plastic bags, says Chamber of Commerce chair

A public engagement period on a possible bag surcharge wrapped up late last month

Fossils and tin cans and horns, oh my: Yukoners suss out if there’s history hidden in their attics

Yukoners got a chance to have their artifacts examined by the pros

‘I don’t think there was ever a commitment to co-governance’: deputy premier on electoral reform pushback

The NDP recently sent a letter to Premier Sandy Silver outlining continued concerns

U.S. bill seeking to shield ANWR from development approved by committee

The committee hearing was the last stage before the bill could go to the House of Representatives

Creating a safe space for those grappling with concussions

Concussion Café Yukon had its debut on April 25

Minister Frost pressed as to why few YG employees responded to child advocate survey

Frost says survey request came from an unidentified email address