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Yukon government launches new housing fund

Groups can apply for up to $500,000 for affordable rentals, supportive or transitional housing

Whitehorse to require taxi training if council passes bylaw change

Proposal comes after women’s groups raise safety concerns

Work on Slinky mine site to continue through August

Miner agrees to restore vegetation, backfill trenches and prevent erosion

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Police chief urges 'hope' at funeral for Fredericton officers
Hundreds march in funeral procession for Fredericton officers
Mexican firefighters help battle Shovel Lake wildfire in B.C.

Government updates massive Faro mine cleanup schedule

Officials expect to submit plan to Yukon assessment board this year

Yukon women’s group has mixed feelings about MMIWG inquiry extension

The president of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council believes the inquiry will return to Yukon as promised

Road block: Yukon government to tighten mining road rules

‘We want to make sure that if roads become public it’s through a managed process’

YG names committee for review of Child and Family Services Act

Government says it hopes to table report in the fall

Whitehorse politicians ponder proxy polling

‘Why do we care? Why is this a big deal?’

Is Trans Mountain worth the risk?

The complex economic and environmental calculations behind Canada’s most controversial energy project

Whistleblower’s lawyer accuses Yukon government of stalling

The Yukon government says portions of Jarrett Parker’s lawsuit are unclear or should be withdrawn

Man pleads guilty to 2016 Watson Lake murder

Travis Dennis, pleaded guilty to killing Andy Giraudel in 2016

As Greyhound service ends, Yukon government rules out replacement

‘I told her at the time that we had no interest or capacity to actually be involved in such a thing’

Yukon’s sex trade hidden, but it exists, researcher says

Three-year research project wraps up this fall

UPDATED: Yukon RCMP lay charges in Wendy Carlick, Sarah MacIntosh murders

Everett Chief, 44, has been charged with first and second-degree murder in the women’s 2017 deaths

Yukon gets federal cash to monitor roads, streams and bridges

‘Instead of sending a road crew out we’ll be able to do it in real time’

Yukon municipalities push for changes to traffic laws

Speeding a problem in all communities, Streicker says

Changes proposed for Whitehorse cab companies

New rules include madatory training for drivers, hardwired cameras

Yukon dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert’s appeal dismissed by court

Cuthbert will have to comply with an injunction restricting her to keeping no more than two dogs