Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The ghost of inflation past

In the new year, it’s good to think about how prepared you are for a run up in prices

Yukonomist: Will you be working forever?

Almost 40 per cent of Yukon seniors work full or part-time, that is double the national average

Yukonomist: Mainstreaming Yukon products onto the shelves of your grocery store

Kudos to local retailers for offering outlets for local products

Yukonomist: Back to the future on Arctic oil and gas development in Alaska and Russia

Senator Ted Stevens wore Incredible Hulk ties when pushing ANWR to show everyone how serious he was

Yukonomist: Yukon opportunity zones

Some zones did seem to spark rises in employment and incomes, but others where it’s unclear

Yukonomist: We still need more affordable housing

What’s being suggested is only about a quarter of what we need to keep up with population growth

Yukonomist: Have you been forest bathing lately?

The internet has sadly taken it too far. Some declare it is an antidote to “nature deficit disorder”

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