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Yukonomist: Yukonaverse versus Metaverse

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

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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: 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…

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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
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Yukonomist: Voting for change

The Yukon is now following where our Alaskan friends are already breaking…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Globalization, not just for manufacturing jobs anymore

One of the pandemic’s silver linings was the realization by workers that…

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Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Who should pay for paid sick leave?

Prior to the pandemic, a Canadian visiting Japan might have been surprised…

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Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: The magic is in the details

Big organizational shake-ups are coming to two of the territorial government’s biggest…

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Yukonomist: Whitehorse taxpayers — Brace for impact!

Whitehorse taxpayers should adopt the brace position. You’re in economy on the…

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Yukonomist: Ten more Atlin power projects

Some readers thought I was indulging in some newspaper column hyperbole last…

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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 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 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 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…

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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…

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