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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Getting lapped by the Taku River Tlingit

Suppose you were a small Indigenous community in the wilds of northwestern…

 

Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Un train peut en cacher un autre

Anyone who has driven in France will remember the warning signs at…

 

Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: 2021’s silver linings

The Omicron variant is a late-game sucker punch from a year with…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Plan N is for Nuclear

It’s that time of year. The eagles migrate to the coast for…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Zoomcare arrives in the Yukon (for some)

Campaigning politicians in Canada like to accuse their opponents of being secretly…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: A bold idea from New Zealand for our housing supply

At the debate during last month’s municipal election in Whitehorse, a number…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Prescribing a major health care shake up

The Yukon’s health system is a key part of our quality of…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Crunchy conundrums for Yukon cereal bowls — calculating your breakfast’s carbon footprint

Shopping is getting harder, and I don’t mean because pandemic supply chain…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: Gaming the Klondike

Tired of playing online solitaire at work? Why not try Klondike: The…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Housing crisis sparks building boom, but is it enough?

Yukon home builders are responding to the price signals coming out of…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The missing 1,100

Navigating COVID-19 continues to be like skiing crud with fogged goggles. The…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Canola to your furnace’s rescue?

Like the Faro mine, your environmentally-challenged oil furnace will be surprised to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
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Yukonomist: A firewood shortage in the middle of the forest

The Wall Street Journal is a fine newspaper, but its Markets section…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Your Yukon life list

After another topsy-turvy and financially painful summer, Yukon wilderness operators are wondering…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Yukon amplified in Ottawa

If you read Imperialism by Lenin or more recent critics of global…

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Yukonomist: The Liberal and Green election platforms for the Yukon

Last week we looked at the NDP and Conservative election platforms and…

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The Yukon angle in the NDP and Tory election platforms

Elections are like Christmas for wonks. Instead of presents, Santa leaves brightly…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The importance of independence

What do bureaucratic org charts have to do with fighting the pandemic?…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Minimum wage just one part of the puzzle

The Liberal-NDP alliance raised the Yukon’s minimum wage, effective Aug. 1, to…

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Yukonomist: Disasters and the digital citizen

Social media is transforming not just how we engage politically or waste…

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