Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Too far up the supply curve

Some copper mines come in and out of production as global demand for the metal surges and ebbs.

Yukonomist: Zero day for the Yukon’s rainy day fund

The truth is that our government has joined most provinces and states in having a net debt position

YUKONOMIST: Fracking along the Alaska Highway

You can expect a surge in demand for skilled trades and other workers across Western Canada

Yukonomist: The greying of the Yukon

It’s the kind of thing you might see in a society that suffered a major war twenty years ago

CANNABIS SPECIAL: The economics of weed in the Yukon

YG shows up in several places, since it will be both a seller, a regulator and a tax collector

Wood chips versus fossil fuels in Yellowknife

We can expect to see more buildings heated this way in the future.

The hazy future of the Yukon woodstove

The Yukon needs a clearer understanding of its air quality

The air up there: why you should buy a plane

Hell is other people. If you own a plane you can fly away from them

Whitehorse: The Surveillance City

Good news! The totalitarian hellworld is coming to the Yukon!

Economists, happiness and barbeque conversations with annoying Outside relatives

If you’ve ever been trapped at a summer barbeque in some big…

Time for a payroll tax on fly-in-fly-out workers

Have you noticed who’s boarding in Zone 1 for the Whitehorse flight…

Atlin’s music festival breaks the rules, in a good way

With no cell service and the marketing kept to a minimum, this little festival is actually fun

The wonderful world of Airbnb Whitehorse

Wonderful for tourists and homeowners at least. Renters? Not so much

Trade wars and the Yukon

Tariffs won’t hurt us in the short run, but the storm clouds are gathering

Drones in the North

Alaska is ahead of the curve

Like Days of ‘98, cannabis rush very different in Alaska and the Yukon

You often hear that the Gold Rush was a free-for-all in Alaska,…

Of floating nukes and northern strategies

Other countries are getting busy in the Arctic

The Yukon’s economic outlook for 2018

The economy is probably going to heat up. Apartments are probably going to stay scarce

Use it or lose it: Our new flight to Juneau

Or you can keep chipping away at War and Peace on the ferry