Yukon courts

Yukon Supreme Court’s first resident woman justice sworn in

Justice Edith Campbell is also the only resident Yukon Supreme Court judge fluent in both official languages

Five substitute teachers suing Yukon government over unpaid wages

In separate claims, the teachers say the Department of Education owes them nearly $17k in unpaid wages

Former Goody’s employee drops sexual harassment lawsuit

The Yukon Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit against a Whitehorse gas…

Victim in alleged Whitehorse hit-and-run sues taxi driver, Premier Cabs

Vincent Charlie alleges that he continues to suffer from the impacts of the Feb. 8 crash

Former Whitehorse teacher denies sexual abuse allegations

A former Whitehorse teacher accused of sexually abusing a student over a…

Former YG employee’s lawsuit put on hold pending result of complaint

A lawsuit against the Yukon government by a former employee has been…

Tagish dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert moves dogs from property

In a court appearance June 12, Cuthebrt said she’s removed all but two dogs to a new location

Whitehorse man sentenced to house arrest after threatening coworker with axe

Ram Naresh Prasad pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon and uttering death threats

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Yukon man’s appeal over ‘racially flawed’ jury selection

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the case of a Yukon…

Shelley Cuthbert says she and her dogs to be gone from Tagish property by Monday

Cuthbert made the surprise announcement during court proceedings June 7

Crown appeals Yukon man’s acquittal on drunk driving, drug charges

The Crown is appealing a territorial court judge’s decision to acquit a…

Man pleads guilty to 2016 Watson Lake murder

Travis Dennis, pleaded guilty to killing Andy Giraudel in 2016

Whistleblower’s lawyer accuses Yukon government of stalling

The Yukon government says portions of Jarrett Parker’s lawsuit are unclear or should be withdrawn

Darryl Sheepway to appeal second-degree murder conviction

Sheepway is seeking a new jury trial

Woman sues Takhini Mobile Home Park after alleged fall on icy roadway

Betty Kociuk claims she broke her shoulder and wrist after slipping on an icy roadway

Yukon dog rescue owner Shelley Cuthbert’s appeal dismissed by court

Cuthbert will have to comply with an injunction restricting her to keeping no more than two dogs

In court, former Yukon government employee claims he was fired for ‘whistleblowing’

Andrew Schaer is seeking a judicial review to get his job back

Appeal court orders new trial in Yukon Energy Corp., contractor lawsuits

The B.C.-Yukon Court of Appeal found the trial judge erred in invoking an irrelevant legal principle

Sentencing hearing held for Whitehorse man convicted in 2016 slashing

Wesley Quash was convicted of aggravated assault after cutting a man’s face open

Yukon Supreme Court strikes petition by former YG employee seeking to be reinstated

In her decision, Justice Myra Bielby described Juanita Wood as a vexatious litigant