Yukon government

Climate change strategy targets 30 per cent reduction in territory greenhouse gases by 2030

The strategy includes rebates for electric vehicles but puts off mining targets for two years

 

Glaucoma care streamlined

Patients no longer require referal to an ophthalmologist for treatment

 

Court challenge filed over extension of Yukon’s state of emergency under COVID-19

The petition alleges that the Yukon government made the decision in an opaque, undemocratic way

Regulation track and field complex opens at F.H. Collins

The track will allow Yukon athletes to train for competition events

Public feedback released on changes to Yukon workplace safety, workers’ compensation acts

Participants weighed in on retirement ages, benefit payouts and which jobs are susceptible to PTSD

Yukon government releases statement conflicting with traditional territory hunting bans

Kaska nations say their bans are necessary to protect food security rights

New case of COVID-19 in Whitehorse

CMO says this is the first locally-acquired case but not an example of community transmission

Community banking services to move to CIBC

A number of Yukon communities will see changes in banking this fall…

Yukon introduces vehicle decals for visitors allowed to travel within the territory

Premier Sandy Silver and Dr. Brendan Hanley also gave more details on Phase 3 at July 22 update

Mayo airport to receive lighting upgrade

The Yukon government announced upgrades to the Mayo airport that will allow…

Newly-elected Liard First Nation chief accuses YG of interfering with election

Stephen Charlie says YG’s announcement days before election endorsed previous chief

YG signs second Resource Gateway agreement with Liard First Nation

The Yukon government and Liard First Nation (LFN) have signed their second…

Carmacks arena delayed

Contractor hasn’t returned to finish work

Yukon government announces sports funding

More than $1.6 million in funding was announced June 18

Opposition asks Yukon government to release legal advice on border restrictions

Yukon Party says Yukoners should know how YG made decision to restrict travel into the territory

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…

Yukon government suspends phone program for vulnerable women after data overage issues

The Yukon government suspended service without warning last month to cell phones…

Respiratory assessment centre in Whitehorse closes doors on advice of CMO

Screening for COVID-19 to be done at Whitehorse hospital, Yukon Communicable Disease Control instead