Whitehorse Daily Star

November 30, 2022

CREATIVE WORKS AVAILABLE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CREATIVE WORKS AVAILABLE – The 11th edition of d’ArtsaNord took place over the weekend at the Centre scolaire secondaire communautaire Paul-Émile-Mercier. Delphine Beaupré had some of her creations for sale.

FUN AND FOOD

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FUN AND FOOD – Lilly Menzies Quinn enjoyed the Skookum Asphalt Santa Breakfast, part of the Northwestel Festival of Trees fundraiser for the Yukon Hospital Foundation, held Saturday at the Sternwheeler Hotel. See more photos, p. 4.

DENOUNCING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

DENOUNCING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE – The local Take Back the Night march took place Thursday evening, kicking off the 16 Days to End Gender-Based Violence campaign. About 30 people walked from the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre to the law courts building, where they read out the 16 calls to action. The Dec. 6 memorial will take place in the foyer of the Jim Smith Building, remembering the 14 women murdered in Montreal in 1989 and the 41 missing and murdered Indigenous women. See more on p. 6.

INCOMING!

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

INCOMING! – Nicole Cross may have had second thoughts as the pie in flight is thrown Wednesday by student Anna Kanary at Porter Creek Secondary School’s Share the Spirit fundraiser. Trevor Hale, in back, seems to take pleasure in someone else getting pied as well. The face-off raised $106.

A HISTORIC MOMENT

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A HISTORIC MOMENT – Elected trustee Jocelyn Joe-Strack makes an offering during the First Nation School Board trustee swearing-in ceremony held last Saturday. See more photos, p. 6. Photo by JUSTIN KENNEDY/GOVERNMENT OF YUKON

SMILING SKIER

Photo by Morris Prokop

SMILING SKIER – Emma Luce of the National Capital Outaouais ski team from Wakefield, Que., competes last Friday in the FIS Coaches Cup Women’s Giant Slalom race at Mount Sima. Luce finished 17th in the race. See this Friday’s Star for extensive FIS Coaches Cup coverage.

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Former Yukon MLA Al Falle dies

Al Falle, who was elected as a member of the former Yukon Territorial Progressive Conservative Party with the arrival of party politics in 1978, died Saturday at the age of 79.

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YG, Chu Níikwän partner to open 150-plus lots for homes

The Yukon government has signed a $2.5-million loan agreement with the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s (KDFN’s) arm’s-length development corporation Chu Níikwän Limited Partnership (CNLP), for a new residential land development project in Copper Ridge West.