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Safe consumption site, procurement and hazardous waste day

 

Ted Laking has declared his plans to run for Whitehorse city council. (Submitted)

Ted Laking announces candidacy for city council

Laking aims to address affordability in Whitehorse

 

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A look at the elections procedure bylaw and what’s coming up for…

 

Jan Stick, left, and Steve Roddick share a laugh as the 2018 election results roll in at city hall in Whitehorse on Oct. 18, 2018. Both councillors have said they will not seek re-election in the fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Whitehorse council members set out plans for fall election

Roddick, Stick won’t seek re-election

Jan Stick, left, and Steve Roddick share a laugh as the 2018 election results roll in at city hall in Whitehorse on Oct. 18, 2018. Both councillors have said they will not seek re-election in the fall. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Residents are invited to get seedlings from the tree Aug. 26 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse residents invited to take Mayday Tree clippings Aug. 26

The tree is planted next to city hall on the Steele Street side in memory of Martha Black

The City of Whitehorse’s Mayday Tree is reaching the end of its life and will be brought down when the new city hall/services building is constructed. Residents are invited to get seedlings from the tree Aug. 26 (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The City of Whitehorse has released an Emerging Directions document and is seeking public feedback as it continues work on the next Official Community Plan. (Screen grab/City of Whitehorse)

Whitehorse looks ahead to 2040 with community plan

A survey is available until Aug. 31

The City of Whitehorse has released an Emerging Directions document and is seeking public feedback as it continues work on the next Official Community Plan. (Screen grab/City of Whitehorse)
City council was updated on implementations of Developmental Approval Process improvements. (Yukon News file)

Whitehorse city council updated on Development Approval Process

Administration is in the process of implementing improvements to the development permit application

City council was updated on implementations of Developmental Approval Process improvements. (Yukon News file)
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A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July 26 meeting.

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A development incentive has been approved by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for Keno Way in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse condo project will receive $91,770 city incentive

Development will see 42 units built on Keno Way

A development incentive has been approved by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for Keno Way in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
In a 3-2 vote, Whitehorse city council passed third reading of an acquisition bylaw for 7220 Seventh Avenue. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Seventh Avenue property now in the City of Whitehorse’s hands

Council passes third reading on acquisition bylaw

In a 3-2 vote, Whitehorse city council passed third reading of an acquisition bylaw for 7220 Seventh Avenue. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse staff prep for municipal election

The election is scheduled for Oct. 21

A man walks past the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
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A look at issues discussed by Whitehorse city council at its July…

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A development incentive is being considered by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for a Keno Way property in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

$91,000 incentive grant proposed for Whistle Bend development

Silver Flats will see 42 two-bedroom and studio units built on Keno Way

A development incentive is being considered by Whitehorse city council for an apartment complex planned for a Keno Way property in Whistle Bend. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

At home and work, more caretaker suites proposed for Marwell

Zoning amendment would provide for three additional suites on Titanium Way property

A zoning amendment to allow another three caretaker suites at 105 Titanium Way is being considered by Whitehorse city council. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
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A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council at its July…

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In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Escarpment property sale moves forward

City would purchase Seventh Avenue property for $250,000

In a 5-2 vote, council passed the first two readings of a bylaw to purchase this Seventh Avenue property. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse property owners no longer charged for road improvements

Property owners will no longer be charged for city road work

Under an updated local improvement policy, benefitting property owners will no longer see charges for road work done on their street. The policy will apply to future projects, while already approved improvement charges will continue to be paid. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)

New crosswalk planned for Riverdale

A new crosswalk will soon be in place near Centre scolaire secondaire…

A lit crosswalk is planned for Lewes Boulevard near the Paul-Émile Mercier and F.H. Collins schools. (Google Maps)
Algae in Whistle Bend’s storm water pond in Whitehorse on Aug. 5, 2019. The algae is continuing to be a problem. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Large amount of algae plagues Whistle Bend pond

City of Whitehorse staff are once again working to address a large…

Algae in Whistle Bend’s storm water pond in Whitehorse on Aug. 5, 2019. The algae is continuing to be a problem. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
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A look at plans for a new crosswalk in Riverdale and some…

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