Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The squirrel, the husky and the rope

The squirrel is political popularity.

Yukonomist: Time for a truly independent electoral reform commission

Last week, something unusual happened. Our elected representatives had a serious debate…

Yukonomist: The North and Canada’s election campaign

It was inspiring to see one of the major party leaders kick…

Yukonomist: Election 2019: Almost as fun as a hockey pool

The federal election has officially kicked off, and just in time. The…

Yukonomist: How the Yukon saved the economy

During the Klondike gold rush, the prospect of free gold drew more…

Yukonomist: Electoral reform commission – a strange new government beast

It makes you question everything that is normal

Yukonomist: Fun facts for your next violent barbecue debate about government jobs

Have you ever been at a barbecue where someone starts talking loudly…

Yukonomist: If climate change was a pothole, we already would have fixed it

Paved roads are good, but I fear we have gone too far

Yukonomist: Yukon housing, labour and Adam Smith’s invisible hand

‘Despite living in an area the size of France with just 40,000 people, we have somehow engineered a land shortage for ourselves.’

Yukonomist: Riverdale time capsule

There was a newspaper from 1980 hidden in the wall

Yukonomist: Yukon summer reading

The sunny days of Canada Day weekend reminded me that the Yukon…

Yukonomist: Shocking but sadly not surprising

The auditor general’s report on Yukon education was grim

Yukonomist: The internet has your Yukon adventure waiting for you

I’ve been to more than a few meetings over the years where…

YUKONOMIST: Don Quixote de Yellowknife

At the time, it can be hard to tell the difference between…

Yukonomist: Whitehorse Troughbillies

Yukon could take its hot rocks to the bank

Yukonomist: What have the feds done for us lately?

What do Canadians really think about our federation?

Yukonomist: The Yukon’s first Tesla powers through winter

So far, electric cars are still a novelty in the Yukon

Yukonomist: The green Caracas

No one wants to be known as the Caracas of the taiga.

Yukonomist: Putin’s Arctic play

You probably missed President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the Arctic Forum last month.