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Wyatt’s World

  • Mar 4, 2020

The Yukon loses mining investment steam, according to Fraser Institute report

Minister Ranj Pillai said the mineral development strategy is to address shortcomings

Move-in starts for Yukon’s Housing First building

The first two residents moved in in mid-February

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City of Whitehorse offered new, fully-accessible playground

Officials with the Jumpstart program are offering to build the playground in Shipyards Park

Ross River Dena Council, YG reach agreement on Resource Gateway project

Agreement-in-principle covers paving of highway between Faro and Ross River, North Canol upgrades

Ballooning cost of Mount Nansen cleanup should be ‘wake-up call’ for the Yukon, judge says

Canada has spent $40 million on remediating the mine site, estimates $110 million more needed

Whitehorse councillor calls for easier public access to attendance, spending reports

The information could be incorporated into website redesign, Roddick suggests

UPDATED: ASIRT investigating after police service weapon fired during Porter Creek incident

Whitehorse RCMP weapon fired after police responded to reports of man with gun in Pine Street area

Raven Recycling gets a textile baler

It will keep more second-hand materials out of landfills, spokespeople say

New sweat lodge program at WCC an opportunity for teaching, healing, officials say

Council of Yukon First Nations and Yukon government announced program at a press conference Feb. 28

RCMP arrest 16 in downtown Whitehorse

No charges laid at this point. All 16 have been released from custody

Three Yukon government midwives to start working next year

The government plans to look across the country to fill the positions

City news, briefly

Some news from Whitehorse council on Feb. 24

Turn that frown upside down: New radar monitors drivers’ speed

The sign, complete with emojis to tell you how you’re doing, will move between 10 locations in Whitehorse

Canadian justice system can benefit from Indigenous practices, MMIWG chief commissioner says

The Canadian justice system would benefit from learning about and adopting Indigenous…

Below-average salmon season forecasted for transboundary rivers

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has forecasted a largely below-average season for salmon…

UPDATED: Yukon government discontinues lawsuit over Dawson wastewater treatment plant

A government lawyer filed a notice of discontinuance to Yukon Supreme Court Feb. 19.

Do you know Bill Smith? Carpentry union searching for Yukon apprentice from 1989

Bill Smith was the first Yukoner to win the National Apprenticeship Contest for carpentry in 1989