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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

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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.

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation suspends deputy chief after impaired driving charges

Deputy Chief Cheryl Charlie was charged June 6. Councillor Darius Elias has also been suspended.

Whitehorse city hall news, briefly

A summary of decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its June 10 meeting

Firefighters called to Whitehorse Elementary School over code violations

Door that occasionally wouldn’t open from inside among many issues that need attention, parent says

New wheelchair accessible trail at Wolf Creek campground opens

The trail, Tän Tágà Shro, also features interpretive signs in Southern Tutchone, English and French.

People’s Party of Canada gets a Yukon candidate

‘I can’t just complain and do nothing’

Canadian municipalities call for better internet access

Broadband access was a key topic of discussion at this year’s national conference

Man convicted of 2014 beating outside old Salvation Army re-sentenced

Mark Lange’s original dangerous offender designation was overturned by the Yukon Court of Appeal

Another bridge has been blocked off along Annie Lake Road

Some groups say this will hinder access to the backcountry

Yukon government considering fee or ban for single-use bags

Minister John Streicker says he supports the federal proposal to ban single-use plastics

Tentative agreement reached between the Yukon government and employees’ union

The union represents approximately 3,700 government employees

Minto Mine sold

New owners aim to have it operating again by the end of the year