Yukonomist

America’s winter playground offers bounty for new telecommuting residents

We can probably outbid Vermont for new workers

  • Jun 28, 2018

Big Cruise doubles down on the Skagway cruise market

The world’s largest leisure travel company is doubling down on the Skagway…

  • Jun 21, 2018

Trade wars and the Yukon

Tariffs won’t hurt us in the short run, but the storm clouds are gathering

Drones in the North

Alaska is ahead of the curve

Parent strike: How come almost nobody cares about Yukon’s school councils?

Part of the problem is they have little power to do anything

  • May 31, 2018

Like Days of ‘98, cannabis rush very different in Alaska and the Yukon

You often hear that the Gold Rush was a free-for-all in Alaska,…

Of floating nukes and northern strategies

Other countries are getting busy in the Arctic

The Whitehorse housing investment thesis

Choose your fighter: bear or bull?

  • May 10, 2018

The Yukon’s economic outlook for 2018

The economy is probably going to heat up. Apartments are probably going to stay scarce

Creative and painful destruction

Business owners need to know when to change — or to cut the cord

  • Apr 26, 2018

An early view on how the carbon tax will affect the Yukon economy

If you only remember two numbers from the recently released federal-territorial study…

  • Apr 19, 2018

Use it or lose it: Our new flight to Juneau

Or you can keep chipping away at War and Peace on the ferry

Yukon’s economic outlook for 2018

Economic forecasts are often unreliable, but you can probably bet the housing shortage will continue

Hacking the Yukon

Securing your data is on you

  • Mar 29, 2018

Inaugural Fur Ball a big hit

Yukoners bought and sold more than $50,000 worth of fur at the marketplace

  • Mar 16, 2018

Fiscal policy continuity in 2018 Yukon budget

Get ready for a big wave of debt

Consulting on consultations

Back before the internet, there was a Dilbert cartoon where Ratbert the…

  • Mar 8, 2018

What if we build it and they don’t come?

We need better internet connections to attract skilled workers. That’s not all we need

  • Mar 1, 2018

Robots don’t rule over us yet, but they do sell lunch

Not everyone will be taken into the future, as Ilya Kabakov once said

Should the Yukon join the grid?

It’s an idea that comes up every few years and has never (so far) made it off the drawing board.