Tim Querengesser

Homeowners need not apply

Murray Biggin wants to sell his $30,000 trailer and move into the Canada Games athletes’ village.

Schultz leaves education project

Former Yukon Council of First Nations grand chief Ed Schultz is no longer co-chair of the education reform project.

The third wheel debate

A $5-million investment towards climate change could go a long way in a territory with 32,000 people. But the Yukon Party government has decided to…

YEC and Sherwood forced back to the drawing board

The Yukon Utilities Board has rejected a $24-million deal between Yukon Energy Corporation and Vancouver-based Sherwood Copper, owner of the Minto…

Delaying education reform is risky

The Yukon Party government is turning the education-reform project into “a dog-and-pony show,” charged Liberal MLA Eric Fairclough on…

Gag order found at Tantalus School

‘Employees discussing this project with government representatives or elected officials without the authority of this office will have their…

Liquor Act changes watered down

The Yukon Liquor Act is being stirred, not shaken. Amendments introduced by the government could make distilleries legal.

Mould provokes air quality fears

Three workers have called Yukon Employees’ Union president Laurie Butterworth with concerns about the air quality at the mouldy Thomson Centre.

Yukon Party insider’s stipend under fire

Yukon Party lynchpin Craig Tuton makes $500 per day, in some circumstances, as chair of the Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board.

One mouldy oldie and two money pits plague Health

The Yukon Party government has delayed its election promise to re-open the Thomson Centre by April. They’ve found a new outbreak of mould in…

Is budget green or grey?

One day after international Earth Day, critics challenge the Yukon Party government’s desire to tackle climate change.

Phillips makes a choice

Doug Phillips has quit the electoral boundaries commission and will stay on as the newly appointed Yukon administrator — even though he says he…

Critics say massive budget lacks a compass

Governments use budgets to spend money and build visions. And on Thursday, as Premier Dennis Fentie, also Finance minister, clutched a new pair of…

Nielsen flies out, Drown floats in

Rick Nielsen is leaving a one-year job in politics four years behind schedule. He’s planning to fly — or maybe just run — instead.

Mounties add officers in Faro, Beaver Creek

Two Mounties aren’t enough policepower for RCMP detachments in Beaver Creek and Faro, a recent in-house RCMP study has concluded.

Time has come for Yukon smoking ban, say groups

Cigarettes come in packs. And now, so do groups pushing the Yukon Party government to support a new Smoke-free Places Act and a territory-wide…

Climate ExChange gets funding

The Yukon Party government has rescued the Northern Climate ExChange from running out of money. “We’re just in the process of putting…

Horne may have prejudiced cocaine case: Cardiff

Justice Minister Marian Horne “compromised” the independence of the courts when she publicly praised the RCMP on a case that is still…

Phillips needs to choose hats: opposition

Doug Phillips needs to choose whether he’s a partisan or he’s neutral, says NDP leader Todd Hardy.

Confessions of a Facebook addict

Facebook is ruining my life. Every time I’m at a computer with internet access, the website is lurking in the shadows taunting me to endlessly…