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A bulldozer levels piles of garbage at the Whitehorse landfill in January 2012. (Ian Stewart/Yukon News file)

Rural dump closures and tipping fees raise concern from small communities

The government has said the measures are a cost-cutting necessity

 

Dawson Mayor Wayne Potoroka stands for a portrait by the Yukon River. (Maura Forest/Yukon News file)

Dawson unable to negotiate deal on garbage pickup

Municipality scrambles to begin its own service

 

Whitehorse dump fire contained after weekend flare-up

‘We should really not be seeing any more smoke’

Bear-proof bins a must, Whitehorse residents tell council

City has already ordered 300 more compost and trash bins