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UPDATED: YG is ‘failing’ First Nations students, says chair of the Chiefs Committee on Education

Bob Dickson said the Yukon government’s unilateral approach to education ‘doesn’t fly’ anymore

Changes could mean closing Whitehorse council and senior management meetings to the public

Sessions, which are separate from official council meetings, would be closed to the public

City news, briefly

A summary of some of the issues discussed at the June 17 Whitehorse city council meeting

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Whitehorse’s first official Brain Tumour Walk raises $24,000

The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada held its first annual Brain Tumour…

Man fined after unsuccessfully arguing Yukon driving laws don’t apply to him

Christopher Brown was found guilty of four charges under the Motor Vehicles Act on June 20

Whitehorse eyes short-term rental regulations

A public survey is open until July 28

Whitehorse training conference highlighted trans health care needs

The conference, hosted by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, was June 13-15

Firing was a ‘total shock,’ says former fire chief

Mike Dine was one week away from the end of his one-year probation period

Northern premiers say they’re working to respond to MMIWG report

‘We’re trying to find a united pathway forward’

Whitehorse fish ladder open for the season

Manager Brittany Key said there are low expectations for chinook salmon numbers

NGC withdraws lane closure application

Shorter period closures may be required

Yukon woman found guilty of selling crack to undercover officer in 2017

Diana Johns’ lawyer says he’s planning on launching an entrapment application

Support coordinator filling in ‘gaps’ in services for Yukon sexual assault victims

Reem Girgrah was hired as victim support coordinator for the Yukon’s SART in April

Watson Lake to focus on economic development

Community receives close to $50,000 for project

Northwestel breach of CRTC regulation results in $5 million settlement

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said the breach was “serious.”

Whitehorse fire chief fired

Mike Dine, who was hired in June 2018, was fired by the city on June 14.