Editorials

EDITORIAL: It’s about time

B.C. is gearing up to potentially get rid of time changes. Yukon needs to get ready to follow suit.

  • Oct 4, 2019

Editorial: An emergency that lacks some urgency

Anyone driving past Whitehorse city hall last Monday may have thought there…

  • Sep 27, 2019

EDITORIAL: Transit users shouldn’t have to be hermits on Sundays

Sunday buses would do more than move people

  • Aug 2, 2019

EDITORIAL: To be truly ‘victim-driven’ the court system needs to proceed with caution

Early next month a Yukon woman is slated to stand in front…

  • Jul 19, 2019

Editorial: Council and city staff admit they can’t speak honestly if the public is watching

Whitehorse is already less transparent then most municipalities in Canada. Closing meetings to the public is wrong

  • Jul 5, 2019

EDITORIAL: The word you’re looking for is genocide

To avoid the word genocide because it makes us uncomfortable is to undervalue the people with the courage to share the truth

  • Jun 7, 2019
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Editorial: How do we force people to take environmental fines seriously?

The laws need to have teeth or we are missing the point

  • May 31, 2019

EDITORIAL: Yes, even killers deserve due process

No one benefits when the Yukon government is focused on denying it uses solitary confinement

  • May 17, 2019

Editorial: Questions remain following YG’s NGO review

Hiding recommendations is being framed as protecting public servants. It also protects the government from eventually having to explain

  • Apr 26, 2019

Editorial: Promising electoral reform is the easy part

Details of what that would actually look like are much harder to come by

  • Apr 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: What’s next for Many Rivers?

There are plenty of questions to answer before the organization can be up and running again

  • Apr 3, 2019

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

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