Hydro lines seen on a snowy day in Whitehorse on April 9, 2022. The 2022-23 federal budget has a line item for the Atlin hydro expansion project in British Columbia which, when complete, will provide electricity to the Yukon. (Dana Hatherly/Yukon News)

Federal budget seeks to power up Yukon as Arctic security straggles

Power to the Yukon? Territory’s MP calls it a ‘rare’ line item in the federal budget released April 7


City council meeting in Whitehorse on Feb. 8. The City of Whitehorse is unable to move ahead on tendering for a number of planned infrastructure projects until the territorial government has its 2021 budget in place. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

City awaits YG budget to determine project plans

Would normally begin procuring for projects in January, February


Premier Sandy Silver talks to media in Whitehorse on March 19. According to the premier, who is also the finance minister, the Yukon government ran a $2.6 million deficit in the 2019-2020 fiscal year, instead of the surplus it had originally predicted. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon government ran a $2.6 million deficit in 2019-2020

Deficit attributed to lower-than-expected revenue, higher expenses on health and social side


Updated: Silver predicts sliver of a surplus

The 2020-2021 Yukon territorial budget estimates a surplus of $4.1 million

‘This is our north star’: Liberals release 2019-2020 budget

There’s an estimated $5.9-million deficit

Yukon public accounts show $18.7 million surplus for 2017-2018

The non-consolidated surplus is almost triple what the Liberals had predicted

Yukon Liberals’ budget is ‘hogwash’

This government has had a year and a half to get this right

  • Mar 13, 2018

Federal budget offers goodies for the Yukon, but few specifics

Bagnell has no answers on transfer payments, fibre line funding

City of Whitehorse budgets $30M for infrastructure over four years

‘I think we’re concentrating on the most important things’

Yukon Liberals table supplementary budget

Projected surplus continues to shrink from $6.5M to $3.1M

Financial advisory panel pitches sales tax to help balance Yukon budget

Economists’ favoured method panned by Yukon Party, NDP critics