The Yukon is the first Canadian jurisdiction to introduce liquor labels warning of the association between alcohol use and cancer,
Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Ranj Pillai has cancelled any further consideration of interest expressed last fall about the potential for oil and gas leases in northern Yukon.
Three B.C./Yukon Court of Appeal judges heard arguments Wednesday on the chief coroner’s appeal of a Yukon Supreme Court order.
- Major alterations proposed for electoral map (14)
- Cannabis sales price, tax bite remain unknown (11)
- Pharmacist challenges decision in the courts (11)
- Housing project a Yukon first: minister (9)
- Optimism permeates hardrock mining industry (8)
- Homelessness remains crucial issue, chief says (8)
- Challenge injustices, activist urges students (6)
- Schools set for improvements or replacement (6)
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November 24, 2017
- WildWise to receive grant WildWise is set to receive $3,500 from the city for its efforts to reduce conflicts between wildlife.
- Invisible disability plagues Yukon inmates The final report from a study into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevalence in the Yukon’s correction population was released Thursday.
- BYTE seeks donations for Giving Tuesday The Empowering Youth Society is seeking donations Tuesday as part of Giving Tuesday
- Minister queried on not consulting commissioner The Yukon Party has spent three question periods pressing Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee
- Mutual Curiosity Otters in the Teslin River
- Yukon Prospectors of the Year honoured Hardy Hibbing and Tim Liverton of Watson Lake are the Yukon Prospectors of the Year for 2017.
- Yukon Comedy Festival slated for March 2018 The Yukon Comedy Festival will take place March 22-24, 2018.
- The Tracks Tell The Story Teslin had a late-season visit from a grizzly bear earlier this month,
- Rotary honours three Yukon communitarians The Whitehorse and Rendezvous Rotary Clubs
November 23, 2017
- Never intended to fire gun, accused says Darryl Sheepway testified in his own defence Wednesday in Yukon Supreme Court.
- Housing project a Yukon first: minister A Housing First building is being planned for downtown Whitehorse.
- Disaster planning conference set for next month The Yukon Chamber of Commerce will host a one-day conference next month
- Minister appoints inspector for Whitehorse jail The Yukon’s minister of justice has released details regarding the highly anticipated inspection of the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) that will focus on the treatment of inmates with mental illness.
- Rooftop Assignment Whitehorse firefighters
- Yukon miners ‘Dig Deep’ for Yukon minors The Yukon Mining Alliance and its member companies conducted the inaugural Mining for Wishes – Dig Deep campaign to help Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon bring some joy into the lives of some Yukon children.
- Framing Their Skills Students participating in the Young Women Exploring Trades Conference
- On Guard! The Company of the White Wolf
November 22, 2017
- Pharmacist challenges decision in the courts A Whitehorse pharmacist is fighting a decision that would see his licence suspended.
- Schools set for improvements or replacement Seven Yukon schools are being considered for renovation or replacement, according to Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- Homelessness remains crucial issue, chief says Housing and homelessness are the topics de jour for Nov. 22.
- Child centre raises awareness of its services The Child Development Centre (CDC) has a message for Yukoners: “We Can Help.”
- Upbeat atmosphere was evident at forum There was a little more spring in the step at this year’s annual Yukon Geoscience Forum.
- Placer miner saluted for research contributions Stuart Schmidt, a long-time Dawson City placer miner,
- Raven caused downtown power outage A raven caused Tuesday afternoon’s power failure in downtown Whitehorse, Stephanie Cunha of ATCO Electric Yukon confirmed.
- Caring For History Snow is cleared from the SS Klondike.
- Drills testing for geothermal energy potential A 500-metre research well is being drilled west of the Takhini Hot Springs to test the potential of geothermal energy in the area.
- Company appealing ruling onRaven’s Ridge mineral rights Yukon mining company H. Coyne and Sons Ltd. is appealing a Yukon Supreme Court decision
- Cannabis policy has been rushed: Cathers says Shortly after the Yukon government rolled out its proposed framework for cannabis legalization in the territory Monday,
- Bagnell pleased with U.S. foray to defend caribou Bagnell pleased with U.S. foray to defend caribou