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New tiny homes in Whitehorse are ready to go

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Steve Cardiff Community happened on Friday

UPDATED: Substitute teachers withdraw lawsuits in light of YTA’s new collective agreement

Substitute teachers will be allowed to join the YTA under its newly-ratified collective agreement

Editorial: Lessons learned from flushing $35 million

At multiple points in the saga of the Dawson wastewater facility someone could have stepped in

  • Jan 18, 2019

Yukon set to lose one of its resident psychiatrists

The Yukon government says it is working on recruiting two more

Opposition calls for government intervention in the Many Rivers strike

Liberals say the government has no jurisdiction to intervene in the labour dispute

Teslin Tlingit Council ‘very happy’ with outcome of federal funding lawsuit, chief says

Chief Richard Sidney says the First Nation is looking forward to negotiating, signing a new agreement

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Yukon government releases proposed carbon tax rebate plan

The plan outlines how much money Yukoners could get back

Yukon communities receive funding for FireSmart projects

Yukon communities receive funding for FireSmart projects

YG releases regulations for private pot sales

One model could permit pre-existing businesses to sell cannabis in a designated space

Canada must take TTC citizenship into account in funding negotiations, Yukon Supreme Court rules

Agreements are are supposed to be renewed every five years. TTC’s has only been extended since 2010

Yukon Hospital Corp. violated privacy legislation by sharing new mother’s health info, IPC finds

Mother filed complaint saying she had not consented to hospital sharing her info with health centre

Haines Junction receives $6 million to upgrade pipes, drainage systems

The federal government is contributing the majority of the funding, pitching in up to $4.5 M

Legislative assembly clerk Floyd McCormick to retire this spring

‘It’s the best job I’ve ever had, and it’s not something I ever anticipated I would be doing’

Snowmobilers rescued after falling through ice on Bennett Lake

Carcross RCMP officers rescued two men who had fallen through ice on the lake’s north shore Thursday

Whitehorse tries again to upgrade the McIntyre Creek pumphouse

Council is considering sole-sourcing the pumphouse contract

Yukon Zinc Corp. sold

The company has been sold to Phoenix Global Investment Inc. but few details are available

Whitehorse is looking for $400,000 worth of art

Building the new operations building means the city has cash to spend on public art

Friends, colleagues remember late Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower at special sitting

Gower, who was appointed to the Yukon Supreme Court in 2003, died in October. He was 62.