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- RCMP presence showed ‘deep disrespect’: group (40)
- NDP leader, minister trade jabs over construction sites (14)
- CanNor plans to invest almost $5 million in northern projects (8)
- Older students to be asked to wear masks (6)
- Watson Lake town council OKs ex-mayor’s resignation (5)
- Computers for Schools coping with frenzied demand (5)
- Council approves procurement policy (5)
- Results of schools survey chart several realities (4)
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August 7, 2020
- City’s approach to trails: unfair, illogical The 2007 Trail Plan states that due to limited resources, “many recreational facilities – including trails – must accommodate multiple uses, and users” (p. 24).
- Preventing child sexual abuse at its source Most of us have been feeling the impact of COVID-19.
- Be sure to make your views heard! Calling all Yukoners!
- People die while Trump golfs onward Nero fiddled – while the fire spread through Rome.
August 5, 2020
- Presenting an Ode to the Wood Street Centre To experience your education
- They weren’t all learning I read in a local newspaper (Victoria, Australia) that 97 per cent of students were learning at home.
- Sharing a COVID gift of lessons Yes, corona is not only a challenge, but also a chance.
August 3, 2020
- These plans court major risks, minister McPhee Ed. note: this is a letter to Education Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee. It was written by a Whitehorse parent whose name is being withheld because of personal information shared about a family member who is a minor.
- Conservatives should spare us the falsehoods Erin O’Toole’s and Peter MacKay’s constant labelling of each other with falsehoods – and their attempts to throw baggage on the Liberals, saying they’re planning legislation to tax the sale of your primary home – have gone too far. So let’s clear that falsehood up once and for all.
July 31, 2020
- I’m sorry if I hurt or intimidated anyone Yukon Energy is committed to promoting dignity and respect in all our interactions.
- Liberals can’t tell us what’s been spent Ed. note: the Yukon Party released this statement Thursday.
- Yukoners could save money on hydro The people on the lower side of incomes could save money on their monthly hydro bill if they followed a plan that’s in effect in Ontario.
- Premier Silver should recall the legislature by Aug. 6 Ed. note: this is a letter to Tracy-Anne McPhee, the Yukon government’s house leader and the minister of Education.
- We must solve our humanitarian crises The Earth is sick. Its obvious symptom is that more and more disasters threaten humans, bushfires, storms, floods, volcanic explosions, plagues and epidemic diseases.
July 27, 2020
- Trump’s ‘drain the swamps’ flows into Yukon U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to “drain the swamps” seemingly was to fire all the professionals and hire those who follow his line of thinking.
July 24, 2020
- Trail information is confusing and outdated In order to ensure an equitable trail system for all users, the city needs to have an accurate idea of the size and use of its existing trail system.
- Why aren’t our liquor stores closed? Federal and provincial governments purport that the reason for the economic lockdown is to save lives by having as many people as possible not to be in close contact.
- Disaster could have been averted I have studied extensively the Challenger space plane/glider/rocket ship/ shuttle disaster in January of 1986 (I was out at the Cape about a week prior to the launch.
- Canadian politics have sunk to a deplorably low echelon Canadian politics have fallen into the gutter, much like President Donald Trump’s political party in the United States.