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YG releases regulations for private pot sales

One model could permit pre-existing businesses to sell cannabis in a designated space

Canada must take TTC citizenship into account in funding negotiations, Yukon Supreme Court rules

Agreements are are supposed to be renewed every five years. TTC’s has only been extended since 2010

Yukon Hospital Corp. violated privacy legislation by sharing new mother’s health info, IPC finds

Mother filed complaint saying she had not consented to hospital sharing her info with health centre

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Haines Junction receives $6 million to upgrade pipes, drainage systems

The federal government is contributing the majority of the funding, pitching in up to $4.5 M

Legislative assembly clerk Floyd McCormick to retire this spring

‘It’s the best job I’ve ever had, and it’s not something I ever anticipated I would be doing’

Snowmobilers rescued after falling through ice on Bennett Lake

Carcross RCMP officers rescued two men who had fallen through ice on the lake’s north shore Thursday

Yukon Zinc Corp. sold

The company has been sold to Phoenix Global Investment Inc. but few details are available

Whitehorse tries again to upgrade the McIntyre Creek pumphouse

Council is considering sole-sourcing the pumphouse contract

Whitehorse is looking for $400,000 worth of art

Building the new operations building means the city has cash to spend on public art

Friends, colleagues remember late Yukon Supreme Court Justice Leigh Gower at special sitting

Gower, who was appointed to the Yukon Supreme Court in 2003, died in October. He was 62.

Watson Lake residents rally to support peewee hockey tournament after hotel quotes $500/night rate

Residents have offered up their homes for billeting and indoor camping options have also emerged

Chief of Carcross/Tagish First Nation accused of sexual harassment: report

Documents leaked to CBC say Chief Andy Carvill could be dismissed at Jan. 26 general council meeting

Yukoners amass at RCMP detachment in support of Wet’suwet’en

The demonstration was one of more than 50 across Canada and internationally

RCMP stops result in nine impaired driving charges

From Dec. 1, 2018 to Jan. 1, 2019, Yukon RCMP officers stopped about 325 vehicles

‘Magic Cool Bus’ operator granted bail

Daniel MacKenzie is scheduled to appear in court next on Jan. 23

‘Very strong response’ to be submitted in light of draft plan on ANWR drilling: Minister Frost

A scientific report that will inform that response is to be released before Feb. 11

Yukon patient who filed IPC complaint over health info says situation was “shameful”

David Laxton says he was outraged after learning YG health insurance asked doctor for clinical record

So long solo shifts: group home workers to no longer work alone

According to the union, the decision was made by the Yukon’s public services commissioner

Yukon Court of Appeal holds up former YG employee’s vexatious litigant designation

Juanita Wood had appealed a Yukon Supreme Court decision declaring her a vexatious litigant