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September 18, 2020
- Farmers don’t need this additional problem Ed. note: this is a letter to Ranj Pillai, the minister of Energy, Mines and Resources and of Economic Development.
- The uncertainty is crippling our business Ed. note: this letter was emailed May 24 to Dr. Brendan Hanley, the terrritory’s chief medical health officer; Yukon MP Larry Bagnell; Deputy Premier Ranj Pillai; Tourism and Culture Minister Jeanie Dendys; and Valerie Royle, the deputy minister of Tourism.
- Wildfires are not surface climate change Current global warming would be happening now if nobody lived on the Earth, because it is independent from man’s activities.
- A warning about my experiences As I write,
- School is in -– and so should driver courtesy At 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, I was driving on the Alaska Highway going south.
- We shall hope to return in 2021! This is an open letter to my fellow members of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Whitehorse General Hospital, of which I am also a member.
- Take the time, read the medical records I strongly recommend to all of the residents of the Yukon and elsewhere in Canada that they make the effort to obtain and read their medical reports.
- When managed fairly, there’s enough game for all It has come to my attention through word of mouth, letters and various wildlife bodies like the Yukon Fish and Game Association that there’s a misguided push by First Nations to go against lands and wildlife agreements as laid out in the final umbrella agreement.
- The efforts of many cooked up our success for this year’s United Way breakfast On behalf of United Way Yukon,
September 16, 2020
- We’re forever grateful for the help! Ed. note: the writer has requested that her surname not be published to protect her family’s privacy.
- Liberals must respect our democratic institutions Ed. note: Tuesday was the United Nations’ International Day of Democracy. This year’s theme was “COVID-19: A Spotlight on Democracy”.
- Many families are being left behind My family lives in Copper Ridge, and my children attend Holy Family Elementary School.
September 11, 2020
- Wetlands: Manitoba saves while the Yukon drains The province of Manitoba has been applauded for its incentives in saving its wetlands.
- Journey is inspirational Melanie Vogel and Malo (Star, Sept. 4) are not allowed entry to the N.W.T. because their travel is considered non-essential.
- Power is being misused against this honest farmer I recently became aware of a dispute between YTG and one of Yukon’s foremost farmers that has me very concerned about the misuse of the power of government.
- Thousands could lose the vital lifeline of broadband services Ed. note: this is a letter to Navdeep Bains, the federal minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
September 9, 2020
- Have faith in the vote system! Very few things are sacred in politics, although the right to vote should be one of them.
September 4, 2020
- Effort was little more than an attack letter We have just gone through a Conservative Party leadership campaign that was filled with attack after attack on fellow party candidate, mainly between Peter MacKay and Erin O’Toole.
- This writer must be desperate Re. “Liberals’ apologists won’t admit shortcomings”, Star letters, Aug. 28.
- Licence renewal should hinge on a wind farm Re: Yukon Energy: Aishihik relicensing project (Star, Aug. 31).
- Public service wages are out of control Ed. note: Aaron Wudrick, the federal director of the Ottawa-based Canadian Taxpayers Federation, released this statement Thursday.
- We have social crises It was reported that up to 1.6 million Canadians have experienced homelessness in Canada, living on streets or in tents.
- Did you observe this anniversary? I am writing this letter on Sept. 1, the 75th anniversary of the new law in the Yukon requiring anyone driving in Yukon to have a driver’s licence.
- Trashing daycare: a victory strategy for women Heather Scoffield’s cheer-leading for an explosion of government daycare spending – this as part of a desperate effort to maintain women’s workforce participation (Star, Aug. 31) – constitutes a Simon pure distillation of globalist ideology regarding gender roles.
August 28, 2020
- Contribute to devising this crucial strategy Hello to you all.
- Say it ain’t so! Prime Minister O’Toole?
- Liberals’ apologists won’t admit to shortcomings In normal times, many people pay only passing attention to politics.
- Talk about a badly disorganized convention night It is always exciting for political junkies to sit in on a party leadership convention night, as we did last Sunday with the Conservatives.
- Money can return students to full-time classes Ed. note: the official Opposition Yukon Party released this statement Thursday.
- Nothing new here! One of the TV news reporters said this week that the sports players were now living in a bubble.