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Yukonomist: Disasters and the digital citizen

Social media is transforming not just how we engage politically or waste…

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Yukonomist: Who should pay for the new city hall?

Readers reacted vividly to my recent column on the City of Whitehorse’s…

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YUKONOMIST: Summer fun on two wheels

With record water levels across the Southern Lakes, if you’re not fixing…

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Yukonomist: Yukon economic summer quiz

Quiz yourself and your friends on some surprising factoids from the Yukon Economic Summer Quiz

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Yukonomist: Geopolitics and Yukon mining

Yukoners have long been fortunate to live in a geopolitical backwater. The…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Let them live in trailers

“I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city…

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Yukonomist: Have I got an opportunity for you!

Are you tired of the same-old, same-old at work? Would you like to be a captain of industry, surveying your domain from your helicopter and enjoying steak dinners with influential government officials at the high-profile Roundup mining conference?

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Yukonomist: The future of education in the North

The pandemic has unleashed a wave of involuntary innovation in education. And this has big implications for learners in the North.

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AccuWeather’s summer forecast rains on our parade. (Screenshot/AccuWeather)

Yukonomist: AccuWeather forecasts ‘Character Building with Sunny Patches’

Nothing spoils a good bowl of Count Chocula breakfast cereal like your parents looking at the weather forecast and rolling out a classic Yukon saying such as, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad rain gear.”

AccuWeather’s summer forecast rains on our parade. (Screenshot/AccuWeather)
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Yukonomist: Time to stop digging

In Economics 100 textbooks, rent controls are commonly included as case studies of well-meaning but economically damaging policy, Halliday argues

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Your furnace and your truck need to go

Perhaps the biggest commitment in the NDP deal with the Liberals was boosting the Yukon’s climate target

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Yukon Budget 2.0

If the banks that finance the Yukon’s growing debt were the only…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

The economics of Yukon child care

Early learning and child care turn out to be critical for faster growth

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Doug Bell, A Life Lived

It could have been a scene out of a 1940s movie: the…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Another election, another anomaly

Monday’s “double-tie” election is generating some free publicity for the Yukon as Outside news agencies scramble to find someone to interview.

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: The Neapolitan election

Do you remember those old bricks of Neapolitan ice cream from birthday…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: The election jumps the shark

“The American Republic will endure, until politicians realize they can bribe the…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Bernie Sanders enters the Yukon election campaign

“An election is no time to discuss serious issues,” Prime Minister Kim…

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YUKONOMIST: Elections and economic development

Ever since responsible government came to the Yukon in 1979, economic development…

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Yukonomist: School competition ramps up in the Yukon

It’s common to see an upstart automaker trying to grab share from…

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