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Debate on a bill that would repeal contentious amendments to Yukon’s environmental assessment legislation was delayed in the House of Commons, a casualty of the Opposition’s attempt to stall the federal budget.
Scientists have discovered that an unprepossessing fossil found near Old Crow likely belonged to one of the earliest bison that lived in North America.
Yukon’s assessment board is reviewing a proposed access road northeast of Keno City that has elicited concern from residents, the local renewable resources council and Environment Yukon.
Yukoners can expect to see money for health care, housing and infrastructure with the tabling of this year’s federal budget in the House of Commons March 22.
Air North is warning customers about a scam that saw a number of would-be passengers purchase invalid flight segments through social media.
A third family of Syrian refugees is coming to Whitehorse. The Omar family of four will be arriving in the territory at the end of March, and is being sponsored by the Riverdale Baptist Church.
The Yukon Human Rights Board of Adjudication has ruled in favour of two Whitehorse sisters whose former employer harassed them and called them derogatory names, including “squaws.”
Yukon’s deputy chief medical officer of health says students in schools with unacceptable levels of radon do not have a substantially increased risk of developing lung cancer.
Doris Bill has been elected to a second term as chief of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation.
The Yukon government and the Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation have reached an agreement that will pave the way for all Yukon First Nations to require advance notice of mining exploration activities across their traditional territory.
The education department will move away from letter grades and formal report cards as it changes the way Yukon students are assessed.
Claude Vallier was born in the mountains. He began skiing the French Alps when he was a year and a half old, and he’s been drawn to the slopes — in Europe and North America — ever since.
The Yukon government is looking for public feedback on proposed legislative amendments it claims will protect the rights of transgender Yukoners.
For the first time in decades, there is interest in oil-and-gas development in Yukon’s remote Kandik Basin.
The Yukon Chamber of Commerce wants a third-party organization to manage carbon pricing in the Yukon, instead of the federal government.
The president of the Yukon Teachers’ Association says it’s “inexcusable” that the Yukon government didn’t follow up after high radon levels were found in four schools in 2008. But Jill Mason said she’s satisfied that the government is now taking the right steps to fix the problem.
One of the world’s largest gold producers has agreed to invest up to $53 million to explore Goldstrike Resources’ Plateau project east of Mayo.
A new auditor general’s report has found contradictions and inconsistencies in the two policies governing financial transfers from the Yukon government to societies that provide services in areas including mental health, athletics and community facilities.
The Yukon government admits it dropped the ball when it came to monitoring radon in the territory’s schools over the last several years.
The office of Canada’s auditor general released two audits of the Yukon government March 6, one focused on the management of government buildings and highways and the other on government transfers to societies.