- Cost of proposed infill lots: $230,000 (13)
- Senior injured on stairs after elevator fails (9)
- YP troubled by latest care facility plans (9)
- Some buses won’t run today, city says (8)
- Frost undeterred by vacant Sally Ann units (8)
- Southern Tutchone will adorn city signs (6)
- ‘It opens a door for communication’ (4)
- Financial analysis doesn’t support digging plan (3)
January 5, 2018
- Trudeau, Morneau should take their leave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “Merry Christmas” to all Canadians by essentially saying, “I can do what I want!”
- Northwestel is helping local sports flourish in our city As we pass the midway point of the futsal (indoor soccer) season for soccer organizations across the Yukon,
- Punishment should reflect the crime Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to implement Criminal Code changes,
- Let’s continue to improve recycling methods The Yukon government is doing another round of consultations on the Designated Material Regulations (DMR).
- Why aren’t these atrocities reported? While once again trotting out and drumming up self-righteous warrior feelings about Iran, the Globe & Mail, CBC and virtually all of Canada’s mainstream media have not reported on:
- Politically correct nonsense threatens our moniker I am disappointed to see in your Star of Jan. 3 that the new esteemed Yukon award is titled “Order of Yukon” – one more nail in the coffin of our famous and world- envied name “the Yukon”.
- A citizens’ assembly could reform the system Ed. note: this is a letter to Premier Sandy Silver.
January 2, 2018
- The world was warmer I was looking at Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s proposal to have the Yukon Ice Patches designated a World Heritage Site (Star, Dec. 21).
- Taking action on invasive mussel prevention Many of us are aware that zebra mussels are a problem in southern Canada.
- We’ll save the ice patches, but not the Klondike? Happy New Year – our money tree is growing in Ottawa!
December 29, 2017
- Ice bridge a dangerous and iffy idea I was reading Dan Davidson’s article about a home-made ice bridge to be built (Star, Dec. 22), and realized it might not even work.
- Terrorists sponsored by Western powers wrought destruction on Syria! Ed. note: this is a letter to Yukon MP Larry Bagnell.
- The potential consequences of the Peel decision The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the planning commission’s report on how to handle Peel Watershed land planning (Star, Dec. 1, 4).
December 27, 2017
- What are the beverage producers’ concerns? I am writing this letter in response to the Yukon government halting liquor labelling warning labels amid brand concerns ( “It’s the last call for labels – for now”, Star, Dec. 22).
December 22, 2017
- Professionalism still exists! I was impressed by the expert editorial in the Dec.18 Star about prescription drug issues.
- Pedestrians: save a life! Did you know that drivers cannot see you when you are on the street jaywalking?
- The best New Year’s resolution Canada is a wealthy country with a strong economy and excellent health care and education systems.
- Dispensing the price-fixing crumbs “At least seven companies investigated in bread price-fixing probe”, Star, Dec. 20.
- Was this CBC host serious? Trapping, as in the Yukon Quest, is built on the exploitation and killing of non-human sentient beings.
December 20, 2017
- Here’s how LICs should be managed From the City of Edmonton, I recently received information on what a proper system of local improvement charges covers. It includes: