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Fire ban lifted for southern Yukon

Wildland firefighters are currently suppressing or monitoring eight fires in the territory.

Looking back and ahead in Whistle Bend

“We’re almost like an island”

No Yukon government officials at the closing ceremony of the MMIWG inquiry

The territorial government was the only jurisdiction in Canada to not send anyone

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‘It is our tears in those documents’: Yukon leaders react to final MMIWG report

The final report calls the mistreatment of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit individuals genocide

Yukon Supreme Court dismisses RRDC case on hunting licences and seals

Justice Ron Veale found that there was no reason to make any of RRDC’s requested declarations.

Property owners vote for Cook Street improvement charge

Second and third readings to come forward June 10

National inquiry calls violence against Indigenous women and girls genocide

Report makes 231 recommendations for governments, institutions and Canadians

New government housing policy seeks to attract more employees to communities

‘There’s a lot more demand for staff housing than there is supply’

Leaders prepare for release of MMIWG final report

The 10th Yukon Forum was hosted on May 30

Peter Johnston re-acclaimed as CYFN grand chief

Johnston will be serving his second term in the role

Kluane ice cave collapses

The popular natural attraction finally met its fate earlier this month.

Guidelines for whistleblower legislation released

Effective training will be key, says Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

Museum association calls on city, territory to work with MacBride

Year-round programming should continue, association says

Whitehorse looks to new areas for development

The new Official Community Plan will contemplate Whitehorse after Whistle Bend

Yukon Energy pitches new power plant

Yukon Energy Corp. hopes to build a 20-megawatt facility

Yukon requests Outside help to contain Bear Creek wildfire

The human-caused fire is out of control and had reached 571 hectares as of the night of May 28.

Whitehorse council sets out its priorities

Much of the work is already underway, the mayor says

Darius Elias appointed as fourth Vuntut Gwitchin councillor

The position has been empty since 2018 election, when there were three candidates for four positions