Yukon courts

For Indigenous victims of crime, Gladue can be a difficult topic

“It’s really, really hard to understand everything”

Dawson City miners sue over need to notify YG before doing Class 1 placer work

Michel Vincent and Michael Heydorf have filed a lawsuit against EMR Minister Ranj Pillai

Crown, defence ask for 10 years’ parole ineligibility for Watson Lake murderer

Travis Dennis pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in May for killing Andy Giraudel in 2016

Yukon Supreme Court overturns Cobalt Construction’s acquittal on Destruction Bay site decommissioning

Cobalt and its president were acquitted last fall of violating an environmental protection order

Yukon Supreme Court declares former YG employee a vexatious litigant

Former HPW heavy equipment operator ordered to pay $670 in costs

Crown appeals sentence of former Yukon man who sexually abused girls

The man is also appealing his sentence, arguing he wasn’t given enough credit for pre-sentence custody

German tourists fined for trying to take fish, grouse from Yukon without permit

The couple pleaded guilty to violating the Wildlife Act and federal fishery regulations July 31

Trucking company in 2014 fatal Alaska Highway crash sues teen driver, deceased passenger, car owner for negligence

Bill Petrie Trucking Ltd. claims that the crash caused extensive damage to its truck and a loss of revenue

Yukon government applies to have former employee declared vexatious litigant

Juanita Wood has pursued various actions against the Yukon government since being fired in 2015

Former Whitehorse sushi restaurant shareholder to pursue suit against company director

A Yukon Supreme Court judge has given a former shareholder of the…

Yukon man found guilty of sexually abusing two girls

The man was found guilty of three counts of sexual interference and acquitted on two others

Kaska Dena Council hunting consultation trial wraps up

Yukon government has a ‘selective case of amnesia’ about the KDC, the society’s lawyer said

Kaska Dena Council not a rights-bearing group, YG argues in hunting consultation lawsuit

KDC says the Yukon government has the duty to consult before issuing hunting licences for Kaska traditional territory

Kaska Dena Council in court over hunting licences

‘Consultation is not a “the more the merrier” proposition’

Yukon government denies it owes substitute teachers unpaid wages

The Department of Education filed responses July 5 to five lawsuits launched against it by substitute teachers

Man charged in 2017 Carmacks murder granted bail

Mario Rueben Skookum, 25, must abide by 13 conditions

Man who sexually abused 13 girls designated long-term offender, sentenced to 16 years

The former Yukon man pleaded guilty to 25 charges, including sexual interference, last year

Sentencing hearing held for man who killed Watson Lake elder in 2016

Alfred Chief Jr. pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing 87-year-old Olson Wolftail in 2016

Contempt of court application withdrawn against Shelley Cuthbert

The former neighbours of dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert have withdrawn their…

Sentencing hearing for Pelly Crossing man in manslaughter case scheduled for August

Tristan Joe pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the 2016 death of Raine Silas, 18.