Whitehorse Daily Star

October 3, 2022

CROSSWALKS WITH A MESSAGE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CROSSWALKS WITH A MESSAGE – Amanda Leas, the chief of the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, speaks at this morning’s official opening of the Every Child Matters crosswalk in front of the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Teagyn Vallevand is the designer of the crosswalks. Today is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

ON THROUGH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ON THROUGH – Casey Hadley participates in the Area 55 Hare Scramble 2022 in the Junior 85 event last Saturday. It was put on by the Yukon Cross Country Motorcycle Association.

STUDENTS MARK IMPORTANT OCCASION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

STUDENTS MARK IMPORTANT OCCASION – The F.H. Collins Secondary School student body recognized the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Monday. Sept. 30 is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. See more photos, p. 6.

ENTHUSIASTIC YOUTH

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ENTHUSIASTIC YOUTH – The Yukon Cross Country Championships were held Saturday at the Mount McIntyre Ski Trails. A variety of ages took part on a one- and two-km loop. Here, the U6 runners start their race.

BRIGHT IN THE NIGHT

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

BRIGHT IN THE NIGHT – Hula hoop artist Alix Todd presents at the Theatre in the Bush on Saturday night. See more photos, p. 4.

A DESIGN WITH A PURPOSE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A DESIGN WITH A PURPOSE – Kayoni Dickson Camilleri, a Porter Creek Secondary School student, designed a shirt for Orange Shirt Day in the Fashion, Art and Design School (FADS) class at the school.

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NDP proposes trio of affordability measures

Grimly diagnosing “a cost of living crisis” tormenting the territory, NDP Leader Kate White has prescribed a triple-pronged program to help Yukoners confront their mounting bills.