Yukon North Of Ordinary

News archive for April 23, 2014

Memorial fund established at Scotiabank Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Those looking to help out the family of a Home Hardware staffer who died following a workplace mishap earlier this month can do so by donating at Scotiabank.

Changes urged in approach to whistleblowers law Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:43 pm

The Yukon’s ombudsman wants the government to implement a more effective method to protect whistleblowers from reprisals than what is proposed in the recently released information package on Public Interest Disclosure of Wrongdoing legislation.

Time For Treats Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Jaylie Johnson, three, took part in Saturday’s Easter egg hut at the Yukon Arts Centre.

Students to visit the past with annual history fair Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Students from across Yukon are gearing up for the 16th annual Yukon/Stikine Heritage Fair competition.

Every Student, Every Day initiative funds projects Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:37 pm

The Victoria Gold Yukon Student Encouragement Society, with the in-kind support of Yukon Education,

Top Volunteer Feted Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Mary Bradshaw receives the Yukon Historical and Museums Association’s Helen Couch Volunteer of the Year Award last Thursday

Aquatic invasive species awareness campaign set Subscribers only

April 22, 2014 at 2:32 pm

The Yukon government is posting new signs to generate awareness about aquatic invasive species and to help safeguard the territory’s biodiversity.

Driver shows scant emotion at hearing verdict

April 21, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Michael Schmidt was found not guilty last Thursday of impaired driving causing bodily harm to Jessica Frotten and Michael Sanderson.

Many firearms seized at Yukon border crossing

April 21, 2014 at 2:47 pm

Three U.S. residents have learned over the past couple of months just how difficult it is to get firearms from Alaska into the Yukon, with a number of firearms charges being laid.

Northern Institute of Social Justice gets $2.5 M

April 21, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Securing more than $2.5 million in Yukon government funding over the next five years means the Northern Institute of Social Justice can continue its work bringing training to front line workers not only in the Yukon, but across the North.