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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Inflation versus your wallet

Your wallet is in a race with inflation and, lately, your wallet…

 

Wayne Tuck, City of Whitehorse operations building project manager, gives a tour of the building’s construction progress in 2019. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukonomist: Building boom continues, for now

Across the territory, as soon as Yukoners get respite from this summer’s…

 

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Yukonomist: Bringing carbon money to the Yukon

Do you suffer from a vague guilty feeling that recycling your yogurt…

 

Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Beavers versus Just-in-Time Logistics

Beaver hats would be the perfect thank-you gift for the hard-working crews…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: A DEW line for the 21st century

Last month’s announcement of federal plans to spend $38.6 billion over twenty…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)

Yukonomist: Connecting with the ice age

Your job may include moments of magic. But probably not as magic…

Nun cho ga, the mummified baby woolly mammoth shortly after discovery. (Yukon Government/Submitted)
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The dangerous charms of financial engineering in the Yukon

Movies such as The Big Short during the global financial crisis gave…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: War and Economic Development in the North

It’s not polite to say at economic development conferences in the Canadian…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Buying a house in times of turbulence

Buying a house is the biggest single purchase most people will make.…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: Surprise afterparty at Haines Beer Fest

Last weekend, Canada Border Services Agency gave us one of those quirky…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: How to dodge gas price spikes

Does it seem odd that Yukon gasoline prices are high despite all…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Vacancy vexations

Do you ever feel like your boss is asking you to do…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Price shock 2022 and Yukon families

Talk about inflation has moved from university zoominars to Yukon kitchen tables.…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: The ten million dollar question

It’s not really news since it was so widely expected, but the…

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Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)

Yukonomist: Yukonaverse versus Metaverse

Are you tired of the Yukonaverse these days? Is the ice dam…

Avatars chat on AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s virtual reality program. (Courtesy/Microsoft)
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Yukonomist: A tale of three copper megamines

The International Energy Agency thinks that, in order for the human race…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: What different budget choices could look like

If Ottawa gave you $1.542 billion, how would you spend it? My…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Carbon isn’t the only air pollution

Here’s a skill-testing question. You live in a small northern city where…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Stimulating the already stimulated

As I read the new territorial budget, the implications were pretty clear…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Yukonomist: High marking the housing market

It is an axiom of barstool economics that house prices never go…

A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick