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The Yukon’s top stories of 2021

The last year has been turbulent in the Yukon. The territory grappled…

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Candidates and media watch election results roll in at Whitehorse City Hall on Oct. 21. (Jim Elliott/Yukon News)

Whitehorse elects two incumbents, four fresh faces to city council

Mellisa Murray, Michelle Friesen, Dan Boyd, Jocelyn Curteanu, Ted Laking and Kirk Cameron are Whitehorse’s new city council

Candidates and media watch election results roll in at Whitehorse City Hall on Oct. 21. (Jim Elliott/Yukon News)
Laura Cabott (second from left) celebrates with supporters as election results come in on Oct. 21. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Laura Cabott wins mayoral race in Whitehorse

Stephanie Waddell, Haley Ritchie & John Tonin News Reporters Laura Cabott has…

Laura Cabott (second from left) celebrates with supporters as election results come in on Oct. 21. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Brendan Hanley is seen with Mike Pemberton, a Yukon Liberal Party director, at MacBride Museum shortly after the final polling stations reported a Liberal win for the Yukon MP seat. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Hanley wins Yukon seat for the Liberals

The former chief medical officer leads the polls by more than 1,000 votes before special ballots

Brendan Hanley is seen with Mike Pemberton, a Yukon Liberal Party director, at MacBride Museum shortly after the final polling stations reported a Liberal win for the Yukon MP seat. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay- worthy highlights from across the province this week

Our mistake

Our mistake Dave Sloan, Liberal candidate for Mountainview, attended the information session at the Jackson Lake Healing Centre last week. He was accidentally omitted from the article Helping Land-Based Healing on September 23.

The three parties tackle housing

In his Copperbelt South riding, Arthur Mitchell keeps meeting Yukoners struggling to make mortgage payments. "People can't afford to live here," said the Liberal leader. "I've even heard this from mining executives."

Ribbon cutting reversed

John Thompson and Genesee Keevil News Reporters On Friday, patients were supposed to move into the newly reopened Thomson Centre. But that didn't happen.