Local News

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Nov. 12 Whitehorse council meeting

Alaska Highway work could mean expropriating some land

Minister Richard Mostyn said discussions with property owners are occurring

Poor Creature, Yukonstruct case to be heard in court next month

Yukonstruct is seeking to have The Poor Creature evicted, while café owner arguing to stay

CPAWS Yukon ‘disappointed’ controversial writer to give keynote at Yukon Geoscience Forum

Vivian Krause is scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the forum on Nov. 16.

YG releases ‘ambitious’ plan to combat climate change

It calls for lowering greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030

WYATT’S WORLD

Wyatt’s World

  • Nov 15, 2019

In with the old for Dawson City

Town council considers new heritage bylaw

Whitehorse releases proposed $33M capital budget for 2020

It includes money for upgrading city infrastructure along with focusing on reducing energy use

Whitehorse animal shelter in dire straits, humane society says

Humane Society Yukon is holding a public meeting Nov. 26 to determine shelter and society’s future

The Poor Creature rallies as Yukonstruct court date looms

Supporters gathered at the café Nov. 12 as owner Brioni Connolly continues to defy eviction attempt

Kwanlin Dün First Nation chief undergoing thyroid cancer treatment

Doris Bill released a statement Nov. 1 saying she would be travelling to Vancouver for treatment

Government workers return to Range Road building

The building had been evacuated in October.

City news, briefly

The Food for Fines campaign and transit passes for a refugee family came up at City Hall this week

LGBTQ2S+ group raises concerns regarding discrimination in Yukon schools

Minister Jeanie Dendys told reporters changes are likely to occur

Trashin’ the glass: Yukon recyclers to stop accepting non-refundable items

Yukon recyclers will stop accepting non-refundable glass Nov. 30

Yukon government pulls in pot profit, Streicker says

Minister John Streicker provided the legislative assembly with unaudited accounts