The Yukon government is launching a new online system that streamlines applications for Good Energy rebates and incentives.
A wealthy B.C. couple who received COVID-19 vaccinations last January in Beaver Creek owes the community an apology, Premier Sandy Silver said Wednesday.
When it comes to the current COVID-19 outbreak, things will get worse before they get better.
The two B.C. residents who failed to self-isolate after arriving in Whitehorse but instead travelled to Beaver Creek to get vaccinated pleaded guilty to two counts each of breaching public safety measures.
- Expect more COVID cases, Yukoners told (29)
- ‘I am concerned about this outbreak’: MD (27)
- COVID-19 claims third Yukoner’s life (24)
- Council asked to OK a higher project budget (15)
- Northwestel rolls out Internet plan (14)
- Couple fined for Beaver Creek vaccine caper (14)
- Yukon’s total COVID case count rises to 96: Hanley (13)
- City hall reconstruction project progresses (10)
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June 17, 2021
- Several fires extinguished Two lightning-caused fires, 0.1 and 9 hectares in size, were reported Tuesday night on King Solomon Dome in the Dawson City region.
- Premiers covered a range of issues Canada’s northern premiers met virtually Monday, and the discussions appeared to have been somewhat fruitful.
- RCMP Critical Incident Program members trained in Watson Lake Members of the Yukon RCMP Critical Incident Program conducted training exercises in Watson Lake from Monday to Wednesday.
June 16, 2021
- Enforcement program spurs many charges A recent traffic laws enforcement operation in southwest Yukon resulted in many charges, the RCMP said Monday.
- 2021 Adäka Cultural Festival postponed The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association, in partnership with the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, has postponed this month’s Adäka Cultural Festival until late August.
- Bid for Canada Games firms up as council takes another step City council has authorized the city to send a letter to the Canada Games Council prior to June 30 indicating the city and Yukon government will bid jointly to host the 2027 Canada Winter Games.
- Salmon being distributed to families The Yukon First Nation Education Directorate has once again partnered with Second Harvest and Agriculture Canada Surplus Food Rescue Program to provide urban-based Indigenous families with roughly 30,000 pounds of wild-caught B.C. salmon.
- Silver meets his western colleagues virtually The 2021 western premiers’ conference took place virtually on Tuesday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the unusual format didn’t preclude some lively discussions on several issues.
June 15, 2021
- COVID-19 claims third Yukoner’s life Details are sparse, but a third Yukoner has succumbed to a COVID-19 infection.
- Strong-smelling substance used in construction of atlatl throwing dart A new study has identified beaver castoreum as a component of the design and construction of a 6,000-year-old Yukon atlatl-throwing dart.
- City hall reconstruction project progresses City council is moving forward with the project to reconstruct city hall.
- Arresting officers’ actions to be reviewed The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) will review the actions of Whitehorse RCMP officers in their arrest of a hatchet-wielding woman earlier this month.
- Playground site development to start soon The city is preparing to conduct site development at Shipyards Park for a new $1-million playground donated to the city by the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charity.
- Enjoying A Special Event Queer Caregivers in the Park took place last Saturday in Rotary Peace Park.