Yukon courts

Petition asks for Yukon’s emergency act, COVID-19 orders to be declared unconstitutional, invalid

Seven people have filed a petition to the Yukon Supreme Court arguing…

Former Dawson couple takes overturned defamation case to Supreme Court of Canada

The Senfts had been awarded more than $800,000 in damages before the decision was overturned

Poor Creature ordered to pay Yukonstruct legal costs

A judge has ordered the owner of the Poor Creature café to…

Yukon government has valid claim in Wolverine mine bankruptcy, judge rules

“This application arises because of an irresponsible mining venture in the Yukon”

Court turns down RRDC’s hunting consultation appeal

Court turns down RRDC’s hunting consultation appeal The Yukon Court of Appeal…

Watson Lake man arrested on firearms charges

A Watson Lake man is facing five charges after police seized firearms,…

Whitehorse man fined $500 for failing to self-isolate after returning from Outside

Oyebola Olugbemi is the first person to be charged with a COVID-19-related offence in the Yukon

Teslin man files $4.25M lawsuit over alleged sexual abuse at hand of Catholic bishop

The man alleges he was sexually abused following his confirmation ceremony at a church in 1985

Commission scolaire francophone du Yukon reaches settlement with territory

The settlement is the resolution of an 11-year-old lawsuit

Second man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2017 Carmacks death of Wilfred Charlie

Tyler Aaron Skookum pleaded guilty to manslaughter the morning of April 6 in midst of murder trial

Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill City of Whitehorse employee

The man has been charged with uttering death threats and the unsafe storage of firearms

$800k Dawson defamation decision overturned

Court of Appeal orders new trial for two Dawson City women accused of defamation

Yukon RCMP and courts cut non-essential services, jail taking extra precautions due to COVID-19

Court appearances will be held by phone or video conferencing where possible

The Yukon now has five Gladue writers, up from three

The Yukon now has a roster of five Gladue report writers, up…

YTA takes YG to court over alleged plan to lay off teachers, re-hire without giving them priority

The Yukon Teachers’ Association said in a petition it learned of the plan at a meeting last month

Trial for 2017 Carmacks murder adjourned for second time

Tyler Skookum’s first-degree murder trial has been put on hold again until April

Court hears petition challenging Vuntut Gwitchin’s residency requirement for council

The hearing of a Vuntut Gwitchin citizen’s petition against her First Nation…

Updated: More info on plans for ARC closure needed, say Yukon opposition parties, lawyer

“It’s a flummoxing kind of situation, quite frankly”

Salvation Army’s Yukon ARC to permanently close this spring

The rehabilitative centre for men may close as soon as March 31 to make way for highway construction

Faber, Parsons Inc. plead not guilty to OHSA charges

The pleas were entered in territorial court on Jan. 14