Three local Indigenous women’s organizations have spoken out to challenge a funding change they say the Yukon government presented to them as an improvement,
Road safety dominated much of city council’s meeting Monday evening.
The Yukon Party official Opposition has reached out to the Auditor General of Canada requesting a performance audit of the Yukon government’s Family and Children’s Services branch.
Starting this spring, Yukon campgrounds will subject to a stricter regulation and steeper associated fine intended to deter campers from the troublesome practice of campsite holding.
- Near-collision called ‘incredibly alarming’ (24)
- City strike would disrupt many services (9)
- Peace bond denied after tensions with YG staff (8)
- Campsite-holding has discouraged other users (6)
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight (5)
- Klondike Follies to retake the stage (3)
- Critic wants audit of family, children’s branch (2)
- Since when is our transit not essential? (1)
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April 19, 2018
- Ombudsman seeks expansion in authority Diane McLeod-McKay wants to see the Yukon Ombudsman’s powers expanded to allow the independent officer of the legislative assembly to initiate his or her own investigations, rather than having to wait for a complaint.
- Premier’s carbon tax vow ‘fiction’: opposition Premier Sandy Silver’s alleged broken promise to voters about carbon tax rebates left the official opposition crying foul Wednesday.
- Plans made to finish high school The Yukon government of is working with the F.H. Collins Secondary School community and investing $3.12 million to complete the F.H. Collins Secondary School project.
- Free dump days proposed for May, Boxing Day May 14 to 21 could be a busy week at the Whitehorse landfill.
- Screened Creativity This was the scene Wednesday evening
- Let on-call teachers into YTA: petition Before the Yukon Teachers Association (YTA) could welcome teachers on call (substitute teachers) to the union, the territorial government would have to reopen the territorial legislation.
April 18, 2018
- Peace bond denied after tensions with YG staff A Yukon judge has denied a peace bond request that stemmed from several altercations between a man and Yukon motor vehicles branch staff.
- Bus wrap project approved The work of First Nations artists will make its way through the city via the transit system,
- Major Festival Continues Canyon Simanis, with her dad Erik on guitar,
- Carbon plan linked to higher taxes, service cuts The city is expecting the carbon tax will cost about $126,000 in the first year and rise to as much as $328,000 per year by 2022, when the tax is anticipated to be at $50 per carbon tonne.
- Shows Continue Anne Hoerber (above)
- Four finalists selected for Yukon Innovation Prize Four ideas from Yukon innovators have been shortlisted for the 2018 Yukon Innovation Prize, it was announced Tuesday.
- We Stand With You Carcross-Tagish First Nation citizens donned hockey sweaters to show their solidarity with the Saskatchewan community of Humboldt last Friday.
- Smart Cities Challenge may be boon to housing dilemma A national challenge could help address housing issues in Whitehorse.
April 17, 2018
- Klondike Follies to retake the stage In true vaudeville fashion, the Klondike Follies will be returning to the stage this summer for a run of 20 shows – and maybe more.
- Mayor, union head praise negotiating teams Mayor Dan Curtis and Steve Geick, the Yukon Employees’ Union president,
- Services hub opens in Dawson City The Dawson City hub for Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services officially opened Saturday.
- Chamber unhappy with progress since bill’s passing Samson Hartland, the executive director of the Yukon Chamber of Mines,
- A Sign Of Spring This is not the only way to get onto the unofficial ice bridge
- Conference kicks off in Watson Lake An estimated 65 stakeholders and local governments interested in community economic development began a three-day conference in Watson Lake today.
- No Injuries Reported A vehicle collided with a school bus just after 8 a.m. today
- NDP pushes YG for lobby registry Almost a year and a half after promising to create a public lobbying registry,
- Busy-Corner Colision Paramedics, city firefighters and RCMP officers