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.
In true vaudeville fashion, the Klondike Follies will be returning to the stage this summer for a run of 20 shows – and maybe more.
- City strike would disrupt many services (9)
- YG’s ‘glaring mistake’ cited in woman’s plight (5)
- Dawson airport in for major improvement (3)
- Klondike Follies to retake the stage (3)
- Campsite-holding has discouraged other users (3)
- Near-collision called ‘incredibly alarming’ (3)
- Mayor, union head praise negotiating teams (1)
- Policy negates locking out youth: YG (1)
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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,
- 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.
- Smart Cities Challenge may be boon to housing dilemma A national challenge could help address housing issues in Whitehorse.
April 17, 2018
- 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
April 16, 2018
- Mediation sees last-minute tentative pact Just 2 1/2 hours before approximately 350 city workers had been slated to walk off the job at 8 a.m. today, the union and management reached tentative agreements.
- Policy negates locking out youth: YG Officials with the Department of Health and Social Services broke their silence
- City council approves zoning changes Numerous minor changes to the zoning bylaw were made last Monday night when city council approved the final two readings of the amendments.
- City may be at zero waste stalling point: expert The Zero Waste Yukon forum touched upon ways to improve waste reduction and the social changes needed to achieve goals.
- Quelling The Blaze The Whitehorse Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the Yukon Inn at 11:14 a.m. Friday.
- Wet, heavy snow accumulation prompts power disruptions Saturday night’s snowfall caused some isolated power outages, Bill Cullen of ATCO Electric Yukon noted today.
- New procurement policy could hurt businesses Paul Scholz of Klondike Business Solutions is headed to Ottawa to join a national lobby effort against a new procurement policy being floated by Shared Services Canada.
- Hearing set for proposed townhouses A proposed five-unit townhouse development at 21 12th Ave. will be the focus of a public hearing at city council’s May 7 meeting.