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Whitehorse cabbie has sexual assault charge withdrawn

The complainant in the case chose not to testify

  • Feb 8, 2019

Yukon government plans work for this summer on the Ross River School

The contract will be for mechanical cooling and insulation in the crawlspace

  • Feb 8, 2019

Researchers are using blood, hair samples to study contaminants in Old Crow

Project sampled residents for levels of metals, pesticides linked to traditional diet

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City of Whitehorse to formalize its breastfeeding policy after a complaint

The policy in support of the right to breastfeed on city property is before council

Zero Waste Yukon pushes for territory-wide plastic bag fee

In the NWT there was a 70 per cent reduction in bag use with a 25 cent fee

  • Feb 6, 2019

Hospital workers are holding a strike vote this week

Potential job action hinges on what comes out of negotiations this month

For Indigenous victims of crime, Gladue can be a difficult topic

“It’s really, really hard to understand everything”

Better securities needed to ensure environmental, taxpayer protection in mining: YCS

A representative with the Department of Energy Mines and Resource was booed by the crowd

Kate White enters race for Yukon NDP leadership

The party will be voting for its next leader on May 4

No bridge over troubled water: Yukon government pulls the plug on the Dawson ice bridge

Highways officials say they spent $150,000 of the $200,000 budget

This week at Whitehorse City Council

A breakdown of a few of the key decisions made by council on Monday

Some clients are in the dark about YG’s plans for the shelter it’s taking over this week

‘If the Yukon government needs to hear about something that needs to be done here, it would be care’

Personal data from thousands of Yukon government employees was accessible to too many people: report

Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner says the government broken access to information laws

Yukon government calls on developers to submit plans for affordable housing

Projects with a minimum of four units are wanted in Whitehorse, two in communities

Carcross/ Tagish First Nation Chief suspended over allegations of sexual harassment

Executive council will be appointing a deputy Khà Shâde Héni Feb. 7

Work halted on Dawson City’s ice bridge

Two workers were uninjured when a snowcat fell through the ice