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UPDATED: YHC says new Whitehorse secure medical unit in “pre-planning” stage, Frost says planning and design underway

The Yukon’s 2019-20 budget allocated $1M towards the “planning and design” of a new unit

Yukon Party calls out Liberals for issuing seasonally dependent contracts past March

The official Opposition says Liberals are breaking an election promise

Whitehorse RCMP investigating ‘sextortion’ scams

Whitehorse RCMP are investigating after two “sextortion” scams were recently reported to…

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YEC challenges regulator over energy saving initiatives

‘We think we’re pretty well-equipped to deliver those programs effectively’

Bedding plant contract seeds controversy around city procurement

Contract went to Outside company over a $250 bidding difference

Judge orders eviction of Kopper King trailer over drug activity after SCAN investigation

Justice Suzanne Duncan issued the order March 22. The trailer will be closed off for 90 days

Federal and Yukon governments earmark $60 million over 10 years for housing

Yukon MP Larry Bagnell, Health and Social Services Minister Pauline Frost made announcement March 14

Cook Street property owners could be charged for road and water improvements

Whitehorse City Council is considering a local improvement charge

No space for 11 kindergarteners in French immersion

Minister McPhee said expanding programming to other Whitehorse schools is not appropriate at this time

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation cries foul, says U.S. didn’t consult over possible ANWR development

The First Nation sent its submission to the Bureau of Land Management on March 13

2019 federal budget promises cash for Yukon College, First Nations, economic development

Over five years, up to $26 million is earmarked for a new science building

Yukon carbon rebate bill tabled in the legislative assembly

Yukon premier and finance minister Sandy Silver tabled the bill March 11.

Damaged fibre line in northern B.C. caused Yukon phone outage, says Northwestel

Cell and landline service, including some 911 service, was affected for about 12 hours Sunday.

Women ordered to pay more than $800k in Dawson defamation case file appeal

A jury found earlier this year that Audrey Vigneau and Susan Hermann had made defamatory comments

CBSA searches economic development office, Whitehorse home

Properties searched March 12 as part of an ongoing investigation, the details of which are unclear.

Former Yukon Commissioner, Yukon College chancellor Ken McKinnon dies

McKinnon is being remembered for his numerous contributions to the territory.

City, briefly: a roundup of March 11 happenings at Whitehorse city council

A roundup of March 11 happenings at Whitehorse city council

Yukon government gets tough in response to U.S. draft development plan for ANWR

‘The main take home point is we’re asking for a supplemental EIS’

Yukon to receive $2.25M over five years to fight gun and gang violence

MP Larry Bagnell and justice minister Tracy-Anne McPhee announced the federal funding on Mar. 6