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City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at the Feb. 3rd Whitehorse council meeting

Court hears petition challenging Vuntut Gwitchin’s residency requirement for council

The hearing of a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen’s petition against her First Nation…

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Knife-wielding man arrested after barricading himself in Richmond Walmart
Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade
BC COS rescues two elk from under collapsed haystack in Smithers

‘Maybe there’s a reason why I’m still here’: Doris Bill on seeking re-election

The chief of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation recently underwent treatment for thyroid cancer

Carmacks Development Corp. teams up with green tech company for geothermal project

New agreement could see geothermal “Eavor-Loop” technology brought to Carmacks

More parking planned for seniors housing project

Design changes made following complaints at a public hearing

Salvation Army’s Yukon ARC to permanently close this spring

The rehabilitative centre for men may close as soon as March 31 to make way for highway construction

CYFN launches training program for Yukon First Nations family support workers

Eighteen participants were selected for the 10-month part-time program

Yukon Energy releases summary of draft 10-year plan

The corporation proposes three new projects to meet the Yukon’s renewable-source electricity needs

City news, briefly

Some of the decisions made at Whitehorse city council’s Jan 27th meeting

Blackjack needed medical attention well before she died, expert witness suggests

Blackjack required a liver transplant, but it was too late to provide one

Yukon government’s Housing First project sits empty

Residents had originally been scheduled to move in in November

Regulation debate over e-bikes rides into council chambers

Motorized bicycles could change how people move around town, but what are the rules?

CYFN lawyer drills down on Tylenol consumption at Blackjack inquest

CYFN lawyer asks witnesses whether an antidote should have been provided

Indigenous children’s advocate calls for equality

Cindy Blackstock is in Whitehorse as part of an education conference

Low risk of coronavirus in Yukon: Hanley

‘We are confident our health care workers are well prepared should we see a case Yukon’

Updated: Yukon child and youth advocate launches review of school attendance

Annette King announced the start of the review, which will examine attendance barriers, on Jan. 24

Whistle Bend land lottery sees 240 apply to buy 55 lots

The price tag for properties ranged from $104,261 to $228,863