Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Hey, where can I meet Whitey Gee?

The hiring spree is good news for people looking for work.

Yukonomist: A budget that glides along a well groomed ski track

The newly announced 2019-20 Yukon government budget skis in the same well-groomed…

Yukonomist: Skookum versus Hygge

Back before Christmas, I wrote a column whinging that our wily winter-tourism…

Yukonomist: What if the money plane stopped coming?

Alaska’s governor proposes cutting a double-digit swathe through the public service

Yukonomist: Investing in Silicon Taiga

If your financial plan is solid, you might want to think about the local tech investing options

Yukonomist: Silicon Taiga taking off

Yukon’s tech sector is growing

Yukonomist: Yukon carbon tax decisions

With the carbon tax coming into effect on July 1, you now…

Yukonomist: Trouble brewing on the Alaskan front

Alaska wants to replace its state bird with the raven

Yukonomist: A million bucks of weed

Pot sales lag behind beer and wine, but lead vodka and whiskey

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