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Bypassing the Riverdale rush

A dedicated bus lane will be piloted for six weeks

EDITORIAL: The courts haven’t seen the last of the Peel

A judge is likely going to have to decide if those with claims deserve cash

  • Aug 30, 2019
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Trudeau sets sights on tighter gun controls, Scheer talks health spending and Singh talks Trudeau
Climate change protests across B.C.
Scheer reacts after Trudeau apologizes for 'brownface' photo
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reacts to 2001 photo of Trudeau in 'brownface'

Council of Yukon First Nations takes over Gladue writer pilot project

The project, originally administered by Legal Aid, aims to bolster roster of Yukon Gladue writers

Trial begins for B.C. man accused in 2017 Whitehorse murder of Adam Cormack

Edward James Penner, 22, is facing a charge of first-degree murder

Former Yukon premier Dennis Fentie has died

Fentie, the territory’s seventh premier, was 68

Watson Lake council approves accommodations tax

The levy will be phased in beginning at three per cent in 2020

Mixed numbers across Yukon as Chinook salmon run winds down

The Chinook salmon run on the Yukon River is starting to wind…

Health branch and NGOs taking over government-funded counselling services in the Yukon

The Yukon government’s Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services branch

Professional misconduct ruling against Whitehorse pharmacist overturned

Judge overturned ruling after finding pharmacist was treated unfairly throughout investigation

Billions in funding announced for abandoned mine reclamation work

$2.2 billion will go to work at eight former mine sites in Yukon, N.W.T.

Whistle Bend land lottery deadline extended

The new deadline for applications is Sept. 6

Child and youth advocate speaks out on school attendance

Young Yukoners are entitled to an education, says King

TIMELINE: 15 years of Peel planning

The signing of the final plan for the Peel marks the end of 15 years of planning — and court fights

Yukoners protest pro-life film Unplanned

‘It’s a Christian propaganda film that is disguised as a Hollywood blockbuster’