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Yukon government lays out priorities for fall sitting and beyond

Issues include addressing segregation at the Whitehorse jail and a ban on single-use plastic bags

Plans for Mah’s Point Two are back on

Provided they get more sales than last time, Mah’s Point Two expected to be finished in 2021

City of Whitehorse ponders new procurement policy

City continues efforts to draft new policy

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News Media Canada launches campaign to help readers sort fact from fiction

Chair of electoral reform commission resigns

The independent commission on electoral reform is down a member following the…

British Columbia premier makes first visit to Whitehorse

B.C. Premier John Horgan is in the Yukon en route to Lower Post, B.C.

Yukon coroner’s inquest on Cynthia Blackjack’s 2013 death scheduled for January

Blackjack, 31, died during a medevac from Carmacks to Whitehorse on Nov. 7, 2013.

Off-duty RCMP officer likely died of heart attack before crash, coroner says

Late Yukon RCMP Sgt. James “Jim” Giczi likely died of a heart…

Environmental consulting company takes Yukon Zinc to court

Another company is seeking a miner’s lien against Yukon Zinc Corp., the…

Whitehorse council news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at Whitehorse city council Sept. 23

Whitehorse man pleads guilty in severe domestic abuse case

The Crown is considering an application for a long-term or dangerous offender designation

Adam Cormack’s mother ‘glad that justice was served’

Theresa Cormack says she’s relieved a jury found Edward James Penner guilty of first-degree murder

North 60 takes Yukon government to court over fuel oil tax

Company claims the government is acting in a “malicious, vindictive, punitive and bullying fashion.”

What’s next for Whitehorse after declaring a climate change emergency?

The city plans to complete two self-assessments as part of its climate declaration

City of Whitehorse declares climate change emergency

One of many communities around the world to make a declaration

Council considers removing bridge

Staff look at temporary and permanent options

Whitehorse dedicated bus lane trial ‘going great,’ transit official says

The city is trialling a dedicated bus lane on Lewes Boulevard between Alsek and Hospital Roads