Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott announced July 21 that a number of COVID-19 restrictions, including mandatory mask usage, will be lifted on Aug. 4. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Yukon government ending state of emergency, CEMA enforcement

Enforcement measures will now transition to the Public Health and Safety Act.


The Ross River school is seen in 2008. A rapid testing clinic took place at the school on Aug. 17 and 18. (Jeremy Warren/Yukon News file)

Ross River reporting 17 COVID-19 cases

“This was Ross River’s largest single-day jump in cases since the outbreak began in June.”


Premier Sandy Silver during a live update on the COVID-19 situation at a press conference in Whitehorse on March 27, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Government releases transition plan for COVID-19 as state of emergency set to end

“The vaccine has protected us from a much higher case count.”