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Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s new chief may be youngest in recent history

Dana Tizya-Tramm said he’s looking forward to building a strong leadership team, increasing transparency

What went down at the legislative assembly this fall

Liberals tout passed bills; opposition parties say there’s been little to no action on other fronts

UPDATED: Liz Hanson resigns as leader of Yukon NDP

She will remain the MLA for Whitehorse-Centre

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Potential new daycare causes concern for city council

“I’m just wondering is this an appropriate place to be raising our children here in the City of Whitehorse”

Yukon NDP’s Liz Hanson to step down as party leader

Hanson made the announcement in a press release Nov. 21. She will keep her position as MLA.

Air North reduces the frequency of its Ottawa flights

The company says rising fuel costs, airport fees and a decline in passengers are to blame

Many Rivers risks losing its government funding

Money may be withheld in 2019 if the organization doesn’t file an annual report

Plan to expedite cataract surgery to be introduced in January

YG and the Yukon Hospital Corporation want to more than double the number of surgeries

Yukon government unveils territory’s third electric vehicle charging station

The charging station, at the Yukon Transportation Museum, is the second one installed by government

Ross River Dena Council appeal set to be heard

Appeal judges are looking at a 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision on Canada’s duty to negotiate

Yukon NDP questions the cost of the health department’s medical review

$1.5 million appears to be going towards a steering committee and a “Tiger Team”

Yukon government helps fund 10 new affordable housing projects

The projects, supported by the housing initiatives fund, will build 123 new affordable units

Opioid Action Plan is a “progress report”: Chief medical officer

NDP House Leader Kate White says it doesn’t go far enough

Whitehorse Salvation Army launches annual kettle campaign

The organization is aiming to raise $80,000 and will have credit-debit terminals to take donations

Score or spore?: Whitehorse man alleges he bought moldy weed

“What I’m upset about is their response to this”

Respite home offers a break to caregivers

Hillcrest home is a pilot project