Yukonomist

Yukonomist: The centre of the business universe moves 4,000 k.m. northwest

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business named Whitehorse Canada’s top place to start and grow a business

Yukonomist: The Yukon’s summer economic outlook

Zooming in on the Yukon, there is one thing we can predict with certainty: government will grow

Yukonomist: Hey, where can I meet Whitey Gee?

The hiring spree is good news for people looking for work.

Yukonomist: A budget that glides along a well groomed ski track

The newly announced 2019-20 Yukon government budget skis in the same well-groomed…

Yukonomist: Skookum versus Hygge

Back before Christmas, I wrote a column whinging that our wily winter-tourism…

Yukonomist: What if the money plane stopped coming?

Alaska’s governor proposes cutting a double-digit swathe through the public service

Yukonomist: Silicon Taiga taking off

Yukon’s tech sector is growing

Yukonomist: Trouble brewing on the Alaskan front

Alaska wants to replace its state bird with the raven

Yukonomist: Mainstreaming Yukon products onto the shelves of your grocery store

Kudos to local retailers for offering outlets for local products

Yukonomist: Back to the future on Arctic oil and gas development in Alaska and Russia

Senator Ted Stevens wore Incredible Hulk ties when pushing ANWR to show everyone how serious he was

Yukonomist: Have you been forest bathing lately?

The internet has sadly taken it too far. Some declare it is an antidote to “nature deficit disorder”

Yukonomist: Too far up the supply curve

Some copper mines come in and out of production as global demand for the metal surges and ebbs.

Yukonomist: Zero day for the Yukon’s rainy day fund

The truth is that our government has joined most provinces and states in having a net debt position

YUKONOMIST: Fracking along the Alaska Highway

You can expect a surge in demand for skilled trades and other workers across Western Canada

CANNABIS SPECIAL: The economics of weed in the Yukon

YG shows up in several places, since it will be both a seller, a regulator and a tax collector

Wood chips versus fossil fuels in Yellowknife

We can expect to see more buildings heated this way in the future.

Whitehorse: The Surveillance City

Good news! The totalitarian hellworld is coming to the Yukon!

Economists, happiness and barbeque conversations with annoying Outside relatives

If you’ve ever been trapped at a summer barbeque in some big…

Time for a payroll tax on fly-in-fly-out workers

Have you noticed who’s boarding in Zone 1 for the Whitehorse flight…