Editorials

EDITORIAL: Yukon is not immune to a measles outbreak

With confirmed cases around Canada, the Yukon can’t be complacent

  • Mar 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: The gateway to political spin

“The messages seem fine though they don’t really address the questions”

  • Feb 27, 2019

Editorial: Yukon has a privacy problem

Multiple investigations by the privacy commissioner are a sign of trouble

  • Feb 7, 2019

Editorial: The ice bridge might never cometh

Dawsonites and the government need to start coming up with contingency plans

  • Jan 30, 2019

Editorial: It’s time for tempers to chill over the ‘cool bus’

It is reasonable to expect there to be some rules around this service

  • Dec 7, 2018

Editorial: Fear not Whitehorse, small children are not being taught to serve up your favourite cocktail.

For some families having a downtown daycare location is ideal

  • Nov 30, 2018
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EDITORIAL: Attention Whitehorse: shovel your sidewalks

For those who haven’t looked out a window this week, the snow…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Editorial: Right to No!

Libs didn’t want to anger municipalities, choosing those relationships over the public’s right to know

  • Oct 12, 2018

Editorial: The case for wards in Whitehorse

Having 20 people running for council is admirable but it makes it hard to get to know candidates

  • Oct 1, 2018

Editorial: As Whitehorse grows it needs to grow up

Instead of only spreading out as population grows, Whitehorse needs to consider taller buildings.

EDITORIAL: Youth in group homes deserve transparency – and an RCMP investigation

The full report on mistreatment in Yukon government group homes needs to be handed over to the RCMP

  • Sep 12, 2018

Cabinet confidential: Canada’s system of government is inherently flawed

The Yukon government has a chance to make real change — but it probably won’t

Editorial: It’s time to start talking about territorial accessibility legislation

Now that Ottawa has tabled its new accessibility law, the Yukon needs to prepare to follow suit

  • Aug 10, 2018

On access to information, the Yukon Liberals will show us what they’re really made of

You can either serve bureaucrats and businesses or you can serve the public interest

How did the Yukon government fail to foresee the Whistle Bend housing crunch?

Adding 150 new continuing care workers to a town where rentals are scarce requires better planning

Canada’s hinterland is facing a transportation crisis

Greyhound’s abandonment of routes in western Canada is just the latest in a long pattern

Yukon government’s giveaway of millions to Northwestel is a huge mistake

All Northwestel has to do to rake in a $64-million public subsidy,…

City council was wise to back off its insane bullying bylaw

Bureaucrats often love to create solutions in search of problems. The City…

It’s time for the Yukon government to get into bus service

With Greyhound’s last departure, Yukoners have even fewer transportation options

The Liberals’ obsession with secrecy is undermining their own agenda

If carbon pricing fails, the Liberals will have nobody to blame but themselves