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Whitehorse council OKs limited proxy voting

Voters will be permitted to assign someone to vote for them during this fall’s municipal election

Tagish dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert moves dogs from property

In a court appearance June 12, Cuthebrt said she’s removed all but two dogs to a new location

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Yukon government promises more details on DM severance, eventually

YG claims releasing even total number of dismissals, payouts would violate ATIPP rules

Hope and new ideas at Council of Yukon First Nations child welfare meeting

‘It’s not been huge changes, but there’s little changes and that’s really important’

Hillcrest group seeks Alaska Highway crossing for cyclists

‘It’s something the association has heard a lot about’

Ross River’s historic footbridge reopens

‘This bridge, over time, has filled the needs of our people’

Proxy voting is best barrier-free option, Whitehorse woman says

Bali Epoch urges city council to reconsider phasing out proxy ballots for fall vote

Shelley Cuthbert says she and her dogs to be gone from Tagish property by Monday

Cuthbert made the surprise announcement during court proceedings June 7

Yukon’s government-owned Kotaneelee well set to be abandoned this summer

Work on the well should be completed by early August, according to a request for proposals

Whitehorse eyes better bike lanes

More cycling infrastructure will create more cyclists, says city

Yukon government launches new housing fund

Groups can apply for up to $500,000 for affordable rentals, supportive or transitional housing

Whitehorse to require taxi training if council passes bylaw change

Proposal comes after women’s groups raise safety concerns

Work on Slinky mine site to continue through August

Miner agrees to restore vegetation, backfill trenches and prevent erosion

Government updates massive Faro mine cleanup schedule

Officials expect to submit plan to Yukon assessment board this year

Yukon women’s group has mixed feelings about MMIWG inquiry extension

The president of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council believes the inquiry will return to Yukon as promised