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Yukonomist: The ten million dollar question

It’s not really news since it was so widely expected, but the…

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Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)

Yukonomist: Yukonaverse versus Metaverse

Are you tired of the Yukonaverse these days? Is the ice dam…

Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)
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Yukonomist: A tale of three copper megamines

The International Energy Agency thinks that, in order for the human race…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: What different budget choices could look like

If Ottawa gave you $1.542 billion, how would you spend it? My…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Carbon isn’t the only air pollution

Here’s a skill-testing question. You live in a small northern city where…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Stimulating the already stimulated

As I read the new territorial budget, the implications were pretty clear…

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A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Yukonomist: High marking the housing market

It is an axiom of barstool economics that house prices never go…

A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Yukonomist: Voting for change

The Yukon is now following where our Alaskan friends are already breaking…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Globalization, not just for manufacturing jobs anymore

One of the pandemic’s silver linings was the realization by workers that…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Who should pay for paid sick leave?

Prior to the pandemic, a Canadian visiting Japan might have been surprised…

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Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The magic is in the details

Big organizational shake-ups are coming to two of the territorial government’s biggest…

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Yukonomist: Whitehorse taxpayers — Brace for impact!

Whitehorse taxpayers should adopt the brace position. You’re in economy on the…

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Yukonomist: Ten more Atlin power projects

Some readers thought I was indulging in some newspaper column hyperbole last…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Getting lapped by the Taku River Tlingit

Suppose you were a small Indigenous community in the wilds of northwestern…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Un train peut en cacher un autre

Anyone who has driven in France will remember the warning signs at…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Yukon’s rent control is so far, so predictable

It was both predictable and predicted. The Liberal-NDP alliance’s rent control regulations…

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A family gets photographed by the city Christmas tree at the end of Main Street in 2019. Writer Keith Halliday suggests turning on phones and spending time with family this holiday season. (Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: Give yourself the gift of a long break this holiday season

My grandmother fondly remembered one of her Whitehorse Christmases in particular, a…

A family gets photographed by the city Christmas tree at the end of Main Street in 2019. Writer Keith Halliday suggests turning on phones and spending time with family this holiday season. (Yukon News file)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Plan N is for Nuclear

It’s that time of year. The eagles migrate to the coast for…

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Andy Williams in the Helio Courier CG-VKG wearing RCAF pilot helmet including breathing apparatus and built-in communication gear. (Submitted)

Yukonomist: Your next job as a Yukon glacier pilot

I have the perfect idea if you’re looking for either a good…

Andy Williams in the Helio Courier CG-VKG wearing RCAF pilot helmet including breathing apparatus and built-in communication gear. (Submitted)
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Yukonomist: Zoomcare arrives in the Yukon (for some)

Campaigning politicians in Canada like to accuse their opponents of being secretly…

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