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- Candidates’ campaigns kick into gear (22)
- Frenzied demand for doctors creating frustrations (14)
- Efforts continue to resurrect Many Rivers (9)
- Alexander Street landscaping won’t proceed (6)
- Yukon Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan released (4)
- Whistle Bend subdivision lots proved popular (3)
- Cyclists ride in North America’s largest Gran Fondo (3)
- Driving school reaches the end of the road (3)
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September 13, 2019
- Potential silent thoughts from our illustrious PM According to www.brainyquote.com, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the following statements. In the interest of clarity, I have attempted to deduce what Trudeau left unsaid.
- Now is the time for honesty and transparency Finally, the election has been called – but after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sent his cabinet members across Canada to announce all the give-aways to select groups.
- Shift the focus from roads to renewable energy The first part of this two-part letter, published Wednesday, describes how wind farms are operating successfully in Alaska and northern Canada and scaling up wind in the Yukon could lower its cost to $0.10 per kWh or less.
- Let’s stop promising pharmacare – and do it Canada, and Yukon, need pharmacare.
- Good wishes extended to them all Give our last prime minister credit: whenever I write to him at his Harper and Associates address in Calgary, none of my cards or letters come back marked Return to Sender.
- The plan is sound, but needs more details In 2006, the NDP earned its reputation as sound environmental stewards with the Climate Change Accountability Act.
- Silver abandoned his initiative Despite sending a letter to all federal party leaders only two weeks ago to seek their commitments to the North,
- Lest we forget our veterans, folks Folks: we all have history we remember, especially family and friends who were in wars.
- Save our country and toss out all these incompetents! In my simple way,
September 11, 2019
- Talking wind and ETS heating for the Yukon We often hear that wind doesn’t work in the Yukon, and point to Haeckel Hill’s two motionless wind turbines to prove the point.
September 6, 2019
- This is the worst vote I’ve seen in 68 years At age 18, in 1951, I had the honour of casting my first vote in a Canadian election.
- After long delays, movement on the power line Ed. note: the official Opposition Yukon Party released this statement Thursday.
- We need more workers, but where will they live? It’s well-known that the Yukon needs more workers. Every private sector employer is struggling to hire and retain staff.
- Some questions that remain unanswered I have been perplexed by the following.
September 3, 2019
- Visitors should discard the spray paint I was returning from Dawson over the weekend and was appalled to see a tour van of international tourists spraying graffiti on the rock face at the Mayo/Dawson T intersection off the bridge in Stewart Crossing.
August 30, 2019
- The future of wildlife is found in diversity The greatest failure of this generation when dealing with the environment and all species of wildlife is the failure to understand the need of diversity.
- Another deal for Trump to ponder In lieu of a purchase of Greenland, perhaps the U.S. (ie: Donald Trump) would consider a trade: Texas for Greenland?
- Health system definitely has some gaps Yukoners: did you know we do not have the full medical health care we are supposed to?
- A destination for the swamp’s contents In November 2017, I mailed a letter to Spokane, Washington’s Spokesman Review newspaper. They didn’t publish it.
- The Liberals downplay breaking the law Despite the many desperate attempts by Justin Trudeau and the Liberals to change the channel and avoid accountability with regard to the SNC-Lavalin affair, Canadians have not been distracted.
- Justin Trudeau’s failed fighter jet purchase is unacceptable Justin Trudeau’s record when it comes to military procurement is one of failure and delays.
August 28, 2019
- Food for thought: we can pare our wastefulness This is not about food activism, and we all know countries waste so much on a daily basis that could feed a starving world – irrefutable facts.
- YG is merely Band-aiding social services delivery Ed. note: the Yukon New Democratic Party released this statement Tuesday.