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- Vote split affected outcome, Conservatives agree (27)
- Yukoners to send another Liberal to Ottawa (21)
- RCMP, government apologize over handling of charges against former EA (17)
- Third dose is for immuno-compromised Yukoners (16)
- RCMP offer residents help to prevent thefts in Whitehorse (13)
- Break-in spurs help for store owner (9)
- More cases reported, alert issued (8)
- Candidates assess Yukoners’ verdict (7)
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September 17, 2021
- We must unite to defeat PM Trudeau Our nation is at a crossroads as election day approaches.
- Give the platform a serious look I want to thank Yukoners across the territory for welcoming me onto their doorsteps over the last five weeks.
- We’ve learned to be skeptical of empty vows Fair Vote Yukon recently sent an open letter to the candidates in this month’s federal election. This is my open letter in reply.
- Global dilemmas have received short shrift I am dismayed at the policy questions asked by voters and those determined by the press.
September 15, 2021
- Please stop ignoring my questions, Mr. Smith Ed. note: this is an open letter to Jonas Smith, the territory’s independent candidate for Monday’s federal election.
- What about the electoral reform issue? Here are some unasked questions in recent party leaders’ debates.
September 13, 2021
- The independent could wield outsized influence In his Aug. 20 letter to the Star, Murray Martin wrote that he “...would not vote for any of the present leaders,” to which he further lamented with respect to our current PM, “Take Trudeau – please take him ....”
- Come and rally for a Basic Annual Income! We need change, substantial change, both in the Yukon and across Canada.
September 3, 2021
- The devastating war was declared on this date On this day, at 11a.m. on Sept. 3, 1939, then-prime minister Chamberlain of England officially declared that England was at war with Hitler’s German Nazism.
- Objection to the drug consumption site in Whitehorse Ed. note: this is a letter to Premier Sandy Silver, Health and Social Services Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee, Yukon Party Leader Currie Dixon, Yukon Party MLA Scott Kent, NDP Leader Kate White, NDP MLA Emily Tredger, Mayor Dan Curtis and city council.
- Assembly’s recommendations should be respected This is an open letter to all candidates running in the Yukon in the upcoming federal election.
- We must end this lethal virus everywhere! Canada’s vaccination rate may be breaking records in the fight against COVID-19, but we should be wary to call the end of the pandemic so soon.
- Beware the power of these proposed passports Some thoughts on the vaccine passports (Star, Aug. 25) you may not have considered.
September 1, 2021
- Dixon’s attack on candidate was unjustified Currie Dixon, the leader of the territorial Yukon Party, has attempted to smear Dr. Brendan Hanley, the federal Liberal candidate, on his decision to potentially give up a well-paying job with the government to represent the people of the Yukon at the federal level (Star, Aug. 27, 30).
- Take it to the council Currie Dixon’s letter called for Brendan Hanley to resign as the chief medical officer of health.