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Yukon Geological Survey expects companies will spend $120 million in 2017
Rental vacancy rate drops to under two per cent in Whitehorse
South Klondike line seen as alternative to Northwestel-owned Dempster route
Taxi companies, pawn shops would face more scrutiny under new rules
Report mulls shuttering or selling off little-used runways
‘They just came in and completely failed to read the local landscape,’ evironmentalist says
Company argued review board was out of line giving Eagle Plains project extra scrutiny
Territorial environment minister argues YG needs full control over revenue
Makers of birch sap moisturizer win $60,000 to help get product to market
Staff hope to eventually grow produce year round
Construction would start in 2022 while monitoring could go on forever
Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.
Eulachon, a small oily member of the smelt family, has many different names, including hooligan, oolichan and candlefish. You can thread a wick through the mouth of a dried eulachon, light it and it’s so full of oil it will burn just like a candle.
Rabbitfoot Canyon — that craggy split that divides downtown Whitehorse from Porter Creek — is the last place you would think to look for a wild sheep. But that’s exactly where Philip Merchant said they have turned up in the past.
In their fenced-off enclosure, the lambs at Wheaton River Gardens lay in a beam of early-spring sunlight with their mothers. Only a few days old, their cottony fleece and shiny black eyes give them them the appearance of new stuffed toys.
Summer is coming: the snow is (mostly) gone, the temperatures are (somewhat) rising and the food trucks are (almost) here. This year’s batch of food trucks taking over the city won’t disappoint Yukoners craving tasty lunches.
A pair of researchers from the University of Vienna travelled nearly 7,500 kilometres to get a sense of what it’s like for Yukon workers who work by travelling in and out of mining camps.