Editorials

EDITORIAL: The internet brings out the worst in some of us

Last week, a local man commented some truly horrific things on one…

  • Jun 26, 2020

EDITORIAL: Good science means accepting new information and adjusting accordingly

While COVID-19 has been making international headlines since early 2020, the day…

  • May 22, 2020

EDITORIAL: The Yukon justice department keeps finding ways to fall short

When the Yukon justice department announced in April its plan to retrofit…

  • May 8, 2020

COMMENTARY: Grief and isolation: Two sides of the same coin

Megan Slobodin A year ago, my husband passed — unexpectedly, suddenly. I…

  • May 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Teachers continue to lead by example

This will be an end of the semester like no other

  • Apr 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: Just stay home this long weekend

The pandemic won’t be fixed in an instant, but each right decision gets us closer to normal

  • Apr 8, 2020
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Editorial – Slow your roll: You don’t need all that toilet paper

Wash your hands and don’t give in to fear

  • Mar 13, 2020

EDITORIAL: What would happen if Whitehorse transit was free?

If the city is considering cheaper fares we might as well crunch the numbers on no fares at all

  • Feb 14, 2020

EDITORIAL: The health department needs a time-out

The information and privacy commissioner deserves to be treated better

  • Jan 24, 2020

Editorial: Second Avenue: How many more people have to get hit?

There is no sugarcoating it: Whitehorse’s Second Avenue is a hazard for…

  • Jan 3, 2020

EDITORIAL: Time for the Yukon Party’s opening act

Having a competitive leadership race could be good for the party

  • Dec 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Could a federal minority in Ottawa mean an early Yukon election?

Politically speaking, it might not be bad to call an election early

  • Oct 25, 2019

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

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