Municipal election

Justin Brown, left, and incumbent mayor Christopher Irvin are seeking the Mayor’s chair in Watson Lake. (Images Submitted)

Candidates agree housing is first task for Watson Lake’s next mayor

The mayoral race is between incumbent Christopher Irvin and Justin Brown, also a former mayor.

 

Whitehorse voters go to the polls Oct. 21. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse candidates address voters during forums

Chamber, Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon host events leading up to Oct. 21 vote

 

Cam Kos is seeking a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Cam Kos wants to be a voice for residents on city council

Candidate says city has missed many opportunities

Cam Kos is seeking a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)
Jack Bowers, Lisa Snyder and Len Faber are running for mayor. (Submitted)

Three candidates on the mayoral ballot in Faro

Leonard Faber, Lisa Snyder and Jack Bowers are running for mayor.

Jack Bowers, Lisa Snyder and Len Faber are running for mayor. (Submitted)
Jocelyn Curteanu is seeking a fourth term as a Whitehorse city councillor. (Submitted)

Jocelyn Curteanu eyes fourth Whitehorse council term

Aims to use skills and experience to address city growth

Jocelyn Curteanu is seeking a fourth term as a Whitehorse city councillor. (Submitted)
Incumbent mayor Lee Bodie is facing councillor Tara Wheeler in the Carmacks election. (Submitted)

Lee Bodie, Tara Wheeler are Carmacks’ candidates for mayor

Both candidates pledge to see already-started projects through, work on housing issues

Incumbent mayor Lee Bodie is facing councillor Tara Wheeler in the Carmacks election. (Submitted)
Michelle Christensen-Toews is running for Whitehorse city council. (Photo submitted)

Michelle Christensen-Toews seeks council seat

Would like to see more proactive city policies

Michelle Christensen-Toews is running for Whitehorse city council. (Photo submitted)
Three candidates are running to be Whitehorse’ next mayor in the Oct. 21 election. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse mayoral candidates address non-profits

Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon hosts forum

Three candidates are running to be Whitehorse’ next mayor in the Oct. 21 election. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Dave Blottner is running for Whitehorse city council.

Dave Blottner highlights priorities in council run

Candidate seeks one of six councillor positions

Dave Blottner is running for Whitehorse city council.
Michelle Stimson is running to be a Whitehorse city councillor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Michelle Stimson is running to be a Whitehorse city councillor in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Doug Graham, whose political career has seen him serve as both a Yukon Party MLA and city council over the years, is running for Whitehorse city council in the Oct. 21 election. (Yukon News file)

Doug Graham back on the ballot in Whitehorse election

Doug Graham aims to return to council chambers

Doug Graham, whose political career has seen him serve as both a Yukon Party MLA and city council over the years, is running for Whitehorse city council in the Oct. 21 election. (Yukon News file)
Kelsey Hassard-Gammel is running for a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Kelsey Hassard-Gammel wants to work towards “a more affordable and welcoming” city

Hassard-Gammel among 17 candidate seeking councillor positions

Kelsey Hassard-Gammel is running for a seat on Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)
Former councillor Kirk Cameron is hoping to make a return to council chambers in the Oct. 21 election. (Submitted)
Former councillor Kirk Cameron is hoping to make a return to council chambers in the Oct. 21 election. (Submitted)
Eileen Melnychuk is running for a Whitehorse city councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)

Eileen Melnychuk seeks city council seat

Affordability and sustainability among her top issues

Eileen Melnychuk is running for a Whitehorse city councillor’s seat in the Oct. 21 municipal election. (Submitted)
Telek Rogan is seeking a Whitehorse city councillor’s position in the Oct. 21 municipal vote. (Photo submitted)

Telek Rogan seeks councillor seat in Oct. 21 vote

Income disparity tops list of issues for candidate

Telek Rogan is seeking a Whitehorse city councillor’s position in the Oct. 21 municipal vote. (Photo submitted)
Wendy Donnithorne (left), manager of legislative services for the City of Whitehorse, draws election candidate names to determine the name order on the ballot for the Oct. 21 municipal election. Returning officer Norma Felker recorded the names in the order they were drawn. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Wendy Donnithorne (left), manager of legislative services for the City of Whitehorse, draws election candidate names to determine the name order on the ballot for the Oct. 21 municipal election. Returning officer Norma Felker recorded the names in the order they were drawn. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Members of local advisory committees from Southern Lakes area at a meeting in 2019. (Gunta Business/Submitted)
Members of local advisory committees from Southern Lakes area at a meeting in 2019. (Gunta Business/Submitted)
The face of municipal council meetings changed with COVID-19. This is a screenshot of a council meeting of the Village of Haines Junction on Aug. 25. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
The face of municipal council meetings changed with COVID-19. This is a screenshot of a council meeting of the Village of Haines Junction on Aug. 25. (Lawrie Crawford/Yukon News)
Robin Reid-Fraser has announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted/Samisa Photography)

Robin Reid-Fraser seeks Whitehorse council seat

Latest candidate announces plans to run in Oct. 21 city election

Robin Reid-Fraser has announced her plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted/Samisa Photography)