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Yukon government announces review on inclusive and special education in the territory

Review, led by a B.C. educator, stems from 2019 auditor general report on Yukon’s education system

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at Whitehorse city council’s meeting on Feb. 10

Zoning approved for seniors housing development

Roddick lone councillor to vote against third reading

Mining exploration prohibited in some settlement lands

Official says it’s a small fraction of the Yukon’s total land mass

YG announces money for 12 affordable housing projects

Successful applicants include Energy North and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

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Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade
BC COS rescues two elk from under collapsed haystack in Smithers
Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Dawson begins planning for a sewage lagoon

The new facility would replace the current treatment plant

Quest for the Crown candidate drops out after bullying, harassment

Cameron Penner was the only man running in this year’s competition

Lawyers for Canada, the Yukon, say Charter should apply in VGFN residency requirement case

Arguments on the petition from Vuntut Gwitchin citizen Cindy Dickson wrapped up on Feb. 7

Councillor Sean Smith is running for KDFN chief

He is facing off against Doris Bill and Ian Kuster

Trial for 2017 Carmacks murder adjourned for second time

Tyler Skookum’s first-degree murder trial has been put on hold again until April

Yukon panel helps plan for more renewable energy

The majority of Yukoners want to see more green energy available in…

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Feb. 3rd Whitehorse council meeting

Court hears petition challenging Vuntut Gwitchin’s residency requirement for council

The hearing of a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen’s petition against her First Nation…

‘Maybe there’s a reason why I’m still here’: Doris Bill on seeking re-election

The chief of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation recently underwent treatment for thyroid cancer