Municipal election

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)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. The nomination period for prospective council candidates in the 2021 vote runs from Sept. 7 to 23. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. The nomination period for prospective council candidates in the 2021 vote runs from Sept. 7 to 23. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Local advisory committee members at a meeting in 2019. (Gunta Business/Submitted)

Yukon’s community councils are stretched in the wake of election season

LACs and municipalities are a world apart in terms of responsibility, funding and support

Local advisory committee members at a meeting in 2019. (Gunta Business/Submitted)

Climate change isn’t a one-issue issue for council candidate

Considering climate change can address other municipal concerns, says Kim Lisgo

Commentary: Consider the city’s bears when going to mark your ballot

Those in the municipal election should commit to developing a human-bear conflict management plan

  • Oct 15, 2018

Leonard Boniface puts name forward for Whitehorse City Council position

Boniface is vying for one of six spots on city council

City bylaw officer eyes mayor’s job

“We have a lot of young, new, vibrant people in town and the city was becoming stagnant”

That’s all she vote: the nomination period is closed for Yukon’s municipal elections

Five candidates for Whitehorse’s mayor ties the city’s record

Former councillor in Mission, B.C., looks for a seat in Whitehorse

Scott Etches says he is interested in building relationships with service providers