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Whitehorse council punts decision on 12th Avenue townhouse project

‘We were not put in these chairs to defer difficult decisions. We were put here to make decisions’

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nations sign deal on overlapping traditional territories

Portions of overlapping traditional territories will exclusively be part of either First Nation

Yukon government reveals proposed access to information changes

‘Actions will speak louder than words’

Yukon RCMP, coroner investigating human remains found at Long Lake

Officials releasing few details so far

Yukon government eyes ways to cut garbage going to landfills

‘For our municipalities, this has been a real concern’

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Whitehorse apartment owner pleads guilty to violating fire safety rules

Tummel Holdings, which owns Skyline Apartments in Riverdale, pleaded guilty to two charges May 15

Yukon picks site of territory’s first pot shop

Shop will take over lease of a building used by Department of Highways and Public Works for storage

Sentencing hearing held for Whitehorse man convicted in 2016 slashing

Wesley Quash was convicted of aggravated assault after cutting a man’s face open

Another kick at the mayoral can for Wilf Carter

‘About 2,000 people’ asked him to run, candidate claims

Canada withdraws Klondike world heritage site bid

Governments refuse to release assessment report

A behind-the-scenes look at Yukon’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre

Media were invited to a mock activation of the centre May 8

Yukon Supreme Court strikes petition by former YG employee seeking to be reinstated

In her decision, Justice Myra Bielby described Juanita Wood as a vexatious litigant

College launches made-in-Yukon Indigenous governance degree

‘This is Yukon’s degree. This is for First Nations, this is for people working with First Nations’

Yukon human rights board hears Destruction Bay motel pantsing case

Man alleges he was sexually harrassed ‘incessantly’

Portion of Second Avenue to be shut down for May long weekend

Closure required for work on water and sewer mains, city says

YG confirms carbon tax rebate for municipalities and First Nations

‘I’m sure we will get information out in time for before the carbon price starts to be charged’

Proxy voting questioned at Whitehorse council meeting

‘It’s actually been removed from the Elections Act at a territorial level’

U.S. senator proposes retaliation over Canada’s ANWR lobbying effort

‘It was outrageous. They were going to every office in the Senate’

Despite misgivings, Whitehorse council approves condo incentive

‘I’m wondering if NVD really, really needs this money so desperately’