Yukon

Whitehorse summit hopes to inspire, empower women to reach for leadership roles

“She/Ze Leads the World: a summit for women leaders in the North” takes place next month

Yukon government announces changes to Whitehorse emergency shelter

The changes include stationing medical staff at the building and developing a community safety plan

Whitehorse Futsal League rebrands and expands for upcoming season

“The mission of the league is to support the sport (and) grow interest in the sport”

Whitehorse student collects soccer balls for Kenyan youth

“He said, ‘Oh, Nicholas is going to come? I’ll give him a soccer ball project.’”

Polls now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

Whitehorse officials call Yukon’s new driver licensing software ‘a step back’

The mayor says he’s ‘surprised’ YG is using a system that will no longer sync with the city’s

Yukonstruct cafe owner says decision to not renew lease came “out of the blue”

The Poor Creature’s lease ends on Oct. 31. Owner Brioni Connolly said she was expecting a renewal

UPDATED: Whitehorse woman arrested for 2017 murder of Greg Dawson

Connie Peggy Thorn, 50, has been charged with second-degree murder.

City cyclists call for improved bike infrastructure

A petition calls on the City of Whitehorse to implement its bicycle network plan

Yukon government declares climate emergency

The call was made after a successful amendment by the NDP

Operators tout ‘solid’ tourism numbers

Surveys show visitors coming to the territory

Opposition parties call for new approach to electoral reform

NDP plans motion for all-party committee to work on issue

Liberal campaign gun promise raises questions for Yukon municipalities

Liberals vow municipalities could implement handgun bans

Chair of electoral reform commission resigns

The independent commission on electoral reform is down a member following the…

‘Whole food’ café debuts downtown

Food doesn’t need to be complicated in order to be good, owner says

Yukon coroner’s inquest on Cynthia Blackjack’s 2013 death scheduled for January

Blackjack, 31, died during a medevac from Carmacks to Whitehorse on Nov. 7, 2013.

Whitehorse man pleads guilty in severe domestic abuse case

The Crown is considering an application for a long-term or dangerous offender designation

Yukon Zinc, owner of Wolverine mine, put into receivership

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Duncan approved an order Sept. 13.

Why this Yukon Sixties Scoop survivor isn’t participating in the national settlement

Charles Eshleman, along with another Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen, is pursuing his own legal action

Wolverine receivership hearing on pause after Yukon Zinc files for protection

“It’s like putting a band-aid on an open chest wound”