Yukon

Updated: Yukon government announces review of inclusive and special education in the territory

Review stems from a 2019 auditor general report. Recommendations are expected in June

Police shouldn’t use ‘excessive force,’ Bagnell says regarding national resistance to B.C. pipeline

Yukoners have been pressing Bagnell to clarify his position on RCMP action in Wet’suwet’en territory

YG announces money for 12 affordable housing projects

Successful applicants include Energy North and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

Carmacks Development Corp. teams up with green tech company for geothermal project

New agreement could see geothermal “Eavor-Loop” technology brought to Carmacks

Updated: Cynthia Blackjack’s death was an ‘accident,’ inquest jury finds

‘I’m glad my daughter opened up everybody’s eyes’

Yukon Energy releases summary of draft 10-year plan

The corporation proposes three new projects to meet the Yukon’s renewable-source electricity needs

Blackjack needed medical attention well before she died, expert witness suggests

Blackjack required a liver transplant, but it was too late to provide one

Yukon government’s Housing First project sits empty

Residents had originally been scheduled to move in in November

Commentary: Yukon’s non-profit sector is the mammoth in the room

The sector offers economic benefits, but it’s about more than that

  • Jan 30, 2020

Updated: Yukon child and youth advocate launches review of school attendance

Annette King announced the start of the review, which will examine attendance barriers, on Jan. 24

UPDATED: Porter Creek highway shooting now attempted murder investigation

Police believe incident was “targeted and related to the illicit drug trade and organized crime”

Our first line of (frigid) defence

‘But really, to go over 100 megawatts for us was pretty epic’

Yukon privacy commissioner says health department’s lack of cooperation “troubling”

Department of Health and Social Services ignored messages, didn’t implement recommendations, IPC says

Federal government earmarks $500,000 to promote mining in the North

The cash will be spent over three years at a major mining convention

New rules in place for Mt. Logan climbers

Moratoriums in place on solo expeditions and winter climbs

YG, Liard First Nation reach Resource Gateway agreement

The agreement will allow the first phase of the Nahanni Range Road portion of the project to proceed

‘Our people’s patience is running thin’: VGFN citizens concerned about low salmon count, councillor says

Darius Elias said meetings with Alaskan counterparts have been arranged this year

Crash survivors burn vehicle to stay warm

Three occupants of a vehicle that went off the road between Carmacks…

Residents speak out against parking plan for seniors housing project

The developer wants a reduction in parking spots at the proposed supportive living facility