Some put dollars ahead of respecting our vets
- Optics around office closure ‘horrible’: YEU (21)
- ‘I wish to be paid for the time worked’ (16)
- Riders could avoid downtown trips under bus plan (13)
- ATV bylaw passes first two readings (7)
- Ambulance was being returned, family says (6)
- Rollover takes life of award-winning firefighter (5)
- As summer dawns, YLC boosts its prices (5)
- Missing man found in wilderness (2)
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June 18, 2018
- PM’s goal to be the big shot has backfired Chantal Hebert’s opinion column in the June 12 edition of the Star defending Justin Trudeau should surprise no one,
- Veterans are being treated shamefully Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town hall meeting in Sackville, Nova Scotia, on Jan. 9, 2018.
- Greed is trumping the welfare of the caribou On April 20, 2018, the U.S. government announced it would begin a 60-day public review on the sale of oil and gas leases in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
- Paddle safely and protect the loons Always good to see paddlers, of all sorts, out on the water. And this year, there seems to be more out, particularly, SUPers.
June 15, 2018
- Our MP completely misses the mark on gun legislation Bill C-71, the federal Liberal government’s firearms bill that harasses law-abiding hunters and sport shooters and does nothing to reduce the criminal use of guns, was in the news again this week (Star, June 11, 15).
- With your candidacy a reality, I say, ‘welcome back, Carter!’ Wilf Carter has announced his master plan to defeat the effervescent Mayor Dan Curtis.
- Air North is helping our company fly high Gwaandak Theatre, the Yukon’s only Indigenous-centred theatre company,
- Pry yourself away from the screen There have been a number of reports of the dangers of too much online gaming,
- The upsides and downsides of LED lighting As politicians, most try to do their best, given what they have learned and experienced in life.
June 12, 2018
- Please help businesses survive this trade war Ed. note: this is a letter to Premier Sandy Silver.
- Will the labelling trend be expanded? Will the Northern Territories Alcohol Study conducted by Public Health Ontario and the University of Victoria’s Institute for Substance Use Research lead to health-warning labels on these containers, as well?
- We must protect this incomparable jewel! Re: Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) Project #2018-0049, Class 3 Quartz Red Ridge Project
- This sale puts us on the track to opportunity As Yukoners, we have to see the opportunities that changes make for us, like the sale of the White Pass and Yukon Route railway (Star, June 7).
June 11, 2018
- As the premier stays silent, will you support us? Ed. note: this is a letter to Ted Adel, the Liberal MLA for Copperbelt North.
- Stubborn politicians squander lots of money Alberta puts hundreds of millions of dollars a year into a municipal sustainability fund for municipalities.
June 8, 2018
- Look to the rest of Canada for your guidance Ed. note: this and the letter below it are to Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee.
- Stand up for these teachers, minister McPhee Between some short-term contracts, I have been a teacher-on-call (TOC) in Yukon over the past two years.
- The Liberals don’t care about our opinions If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. That is what the Yukon government needs to do.
- Subsidy reflects a flawed development approach Like many Whitehorse residents, I was disappointed by city council’s decision to grant a half-million-dollar tax break for the construction of luxury condos.
- Grammar police raise their batons Hey, you’s guys. How art thou?
- Thoughts on giving away rivers of your money It’s easy to see that it’s political election time.
June 6, 2018
- Please take a seat and blissfully relax As you wander the pathway by the Yukon River,