Whitehorse city council

Flags flying half-mast at Whitehorse City Hall to honour the victims of the Faro shooting. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

City news, briefly

A look at city council happenings for the week of Jan. 10,…

 

A chart from a study released by the City of Whitehorse showing potential housing needs to 2040. (City of Whitehorse)

Looking ahead to future development

Study recommends densifying current neighbourhoods

 

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

Fireworks confirmed The city will indeed host a fireworks display this New…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
The City of Whitehorse heard from six residents during a public input session on the proposed capital budget for 2022 and spending plan to 2025. (City of Whitehorse)

Active transportation dominates budget input session

Improved connections are needed, council hears

The City of Whitehorse heard from six residents during a public input session on the proposed capital budget for 2022 and spending plan to 2025. (City of Whitehorse)
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The sun hits Marine Gastard and her team as they round the first corner of the Copper Haul Twister race on Dec. 15 hosted by the Dog Powered Sports Association of the Yukon. Gastard finished fourth with a time of 36 minutes and seven seconds.
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The sun hits Marine Gastard and her team as they round the first corner of the Copper Haul Twister race on Dec. 15 hosted by the Dog Powered Sports Association of the Yukon. Gastard finished fourth with a time of 36 minutes and seven seconds.
Whitehorse City Hall is seen on Oct. 27, 2021. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at decisions and discussions from Whitehorse city council’s Dec. 6…

Whitehorse City Hall is seen on Oct. 27, 2021. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall at its Steele Street entrance. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Whitehorse hiring a new city manager

For the City of Whitehorse, the new year will bring the hiring…

Whitehorse City Hall at its Steele Street entrance. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Flags flying half-mast at Whitehorse City Hall to honour the victims of the Faro shooting. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

City hall replacement set to cost city $1.5 million more than expected

Councillors raise costs of proceeding, risk of losing outside funding to delays.

Flags flying half-mast at Whitehorse City Hall to honour the victims of the Faro shooting. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A portion of a map showing 115 Range Road. (City of Whitehorse)
A portion of a map showing 115 Range Road. (City of Whitehorse)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at Whitehorse city council decisions at its Nov. 29 meeting.…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed at Whitehorse city council’s Nov. 22 meeting…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
Memory Vessel, an acrylic painting by Janet Moore, is now displayed above the mayor’s chair in Whitehorse council chambers. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Some winter reminders from city hall

A look at happenings this week at Whitehorse City Hall. A new…

Memory Vessel, an acrylic painting by Janet Moore, is now displayed above the mayor’s chair in Whitehorse council chambers. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The Town of Faro (Yukon News file)

Whitehorse approves $5,000 donation to Faro

Aims to support community as it deals with tragedy

The Town of Faro (Yukon News file)
The City of Whitehorse has approved the Food for Fines program for 2021. Under the program, for one week in December residents can pay off their parking tickets in the form of a donation to the Whitehorse Food Bank and Kaushee’s Place. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
The City of Whitehorse has approved the Food for Fines program for 2021. Under the program, for one week in December residents can pay off their parking tickets in the form of a donation to the Whitehorse Food Bank and Kaushee’s Place. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)

City news, briefly

A look at issues discussed at Whitehorse city council’s Nov. 8 meeting,…

Whitehorse City Hall (Yukon News file)
The city is once again considering its Food for Fines program. Under the program, for one week in December residents can pay off their parking tickets in the form of a donation to the Whitehorse Food Bank and Kaushee’s Place. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Food for Fines likely to return to Whitehorse this holiday season

Council contemplates annual Food for Fines program

The city is once again considering its Food for Fines program. Under the program, for one week in December residents can pay off their parking tickets in the form of a donation to the Whitehorse Food Bank and Kaushee’s Place. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
Coun. Ted Laking brought up the issue of property crime in the city with council members agreeing they want to work on finding ways to address it. (Submitted)

Whitehorse council look at ways to deal with property crime

Election issue makes its way into council chambers

Coun. Ted Laking brought up the issue of property crime in the city with council members agreeing they want to work on finding ways to address it. (Submitted)
Yukon Supreme Court Chief Justice Suzanne Duncan (right) presented Whitehorse Mayor Laura Cabott (centre) with the City of Whitehorse chain of office during the swearing-in ceremony for the new council on Nov. 1. Coun. Michelle Friesen is seen in the background. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

New Whitehorse city council sworn in

Mayor reflects on council ‘dream team’

Yukon Supreme Court Chief Justice Suzanne Duncan (right) presented Whitehorse Mayor Laura Cabott (centre) with the City of Whitehorse chain of office during the swearing-in ceremony for the new council on Nov. 1. Coun. Michelle Friesen is seen in the background. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)
A City of Whitehorse development incentive has been approved for 61 Gleaner Ave. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)

Council approves development incentive

Will cover an estimated $104,880 in development cost charges

A City of Whitehorse development incentive has been approved for 61 Gleaner Ave. (Stephanie Waddell/Yukon News)