Methods of streamlining the Faro mine reclamation process are being sought, says Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai.
Those who use the bus system to get around the city are being advised to look at other transportation options for Monday morning.
Peter Turner, the president of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce,
- Transit users advised to find alternatives (12)
- Union hopes strike action can be averted (7)
- Youngest-ever commissioner learning the ropes (7)
- Business is ready to sell cannabis immediately (7)
- City manager clarifies positions in negotiations (6)
- Entrepreneur, innovators to receive a new hub (6)
- Disaster planning is crucial, conference delegates told (4)
- City approves YG plan to create group home (2)
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March 19, 2018
- Some buses won’t run today, city says City buses were on the road today after transit users were advised Friday to find alternative transportation options in light of a potential strike.
- Southern Tutchone will adorn city signs Those coming into the downtown area – either via Robert Service Way or Two Mile Hill – will soon be welcomed in Southern Tutchone, thanks to funding from the Yukon Arts Centre.
- RCMP issue warning about high-risk offender’s release The RCMP are advising everyone in the Whitehorse area of the presence of a high-risk offender.
March 16, 2018
- City to bring forward various issues to local gov’t meeting The city will be seeking support from other communities to deal with issues around waste, territorial funding to municipalities and road safety.
- All Genders Yukon ends YG relationship Local support group All Genders Yukon (AGY) has severed its relationship with the Yukon government
- Remediation to start at tar pit The Yukon government is preparing for the next phase of the remediation at the Marwell Tar Pit site in Whitehorse – which will begin this year.
- Two suspects charged in recent thefts Early Monday morning, Whitehorse RCMP responded to reports of two break and enters at two downtown businesses.
- Mayor in for fun and games Mayor Dan Curtis will have a front row seat to cheer on Team Yukon next week when the Arctic Winter Games are underway in the Northwest Territories.
- Slushy Business Stan McCowan Place in Porter Creek is seen here Thursday afternoon.
- Yukon Playwrights Conference set for April The Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) and Gwaandak Theatre are offering free registration for the Yukon Playwrights Conference set for April 14 at The Old Firehall in Whitehorse.
- More details emerge on running track, soccer pitch A total of $8.1 million will be spent on a rubberized running track and artificial turf soccer pitch that meets international competition standards at F.H. Collins Secondary School.
- Government queried on liquor haul contract The Yukon Liquor Corp. (YLC) believes it can bring liquor to the Yukon market more quickly,
- Honouring A Great Grand-Dad The Heritage Fair at Jack Hulland Elementary School took place Wednesday.
- Local TV pilot will air later this month Preschoolers across the North will have some familiar friends to read with later this month when Look At My Book airs on Northwestel Inc.’s cable community TV channel.
- Long Ago Yukon plans final speaker Christian Thomas,
- High schoolers attended all-day workshops The Northern Council for Global Cooperation (NCGC) coordinated recent Creative Strategic Action-Beautiful a Facilitation Training and the associated Beautiful Trouble: Social Justice Conference 2018 held at F.H. Collins Secondary School.
March 15, 2018
- New judge ‘a great addition to our bench’ Edith Campbell has been appointed as a judge for the Yukon Supreme Court, the federal government announced this morning.
- Entrepreneur, innovators to receive a new hub The former Food Fair grocery store is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover.
- ‘60s Scoop survivors plan solidarity day On Friday, First Nations, Métis and Inuit ’60s Scoop Survivors will be hosting rallies in nine major cities across Canada – and in Whitehorse – as part of the National ‘60s Scoop National Day of Solidarity.
- Conservation society has new director In its 50th anniversary year, the Yukon Conservation Society (YCS) has welcomed a new executive director, Mike Walton.
- Teslin Has Some Fun The Teslin Mini-Rendezvous took place last weekend.
- School Pool The ‘lake’ beside Christ the King Elementary School on Nisutlin Drive is seen Wednesday afternoon.
- Dawson school honours its athletes Robert Service School is sending a contingent of 16 (and as many as 18) athletes off to Hay River and Fort Smith, N.W.T., for the 2018 edition of the Arctic Winter Games during the school’s March break.
- Holding The Fort Cathy De Ceccio looks after the Yukon Council on Aging booth
- Running The Show Local performer Claire Ness