The Yukon government’s new First Nations procurement policy is still enmeshed with controversy.
City administration is bringing forward a bylaw to write off as uncollectible $294,345 in money owed to the city, the lion’s share arising from outstanding bylaw fines and court fees between 2008 and 2013.
The city has received a request to relax parking requirements for a four-storey affordable housing development planned for 410 Cook St.
Yukon University’s board of governors is growing.
- Curtis plans second run for territorial office (47)
- City pays mere lip service to comments: resident (19)
- YG attempting to work with vaccine supply uncertainties (17)
- Land lotteries lure a record 780 applicants (15)
- YG assists Haines disaster relief effort (10)
- Yukon University board welcomes seven new members (10)
- Encounter with Canada evaporates (8)
- Faro to receive new RCMP detachment (5)
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January 20, 2021
- Sound Recording Fund changing The Yukon government is engaging with the territory’s music industry to update and modernize the Sound Recording Fund.
- University honours its founding president Dr. Karen Barnes, Yukon University’s founding president and vice-chancellor, has been honoured with the title president emerita by the YukonU Board of Governors.
- Harvey's Hut Harmonies Harvey’s Hut, located along the Mount McIntyre ski trails,
- Wilson-Raybould’s cabinet career had local roots The second edition of the annual Yukon First Nations Education Conference kicked off this morning with a wide-ranging conference call with Jody Wilson-Raybould, an Indigenous icon and former Justice minister and attorney-general.
January 19, 2021
- First Nation Education Conference goes this week Whitehorse – This week, hundreds of people are gathering – in online and virtual venues – for the second annual Yukon First Nation Education Conference.
- Faro to receive new RCMP detachment The Yukon government is moving forward with the replacement of another community RCMP detachment in the territory.
- New tax regime sought for renewable energy projects Three companies are asking city council to consider a new property tax structure for renewable energy projects to assist with the affordability of projects.
- Shingles, HPV vaccines available at pharmacies Shingles and HPV vaccines are now available in pharmacies, the Yukon government said Monday.
January 18, 2021
- Encounter with Canada evaporates Courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, a program particularly popular among northern students has folded.
- Mobile vaccine clinics on the move Members of the Yukon’s Department Health and Social Services walked local media through an example of how their traveling clinics to the outlying communities will function on Friday afternoon.
- Conservation officers euthanize grizzly bear Conservation officers were able to locate the grizzly bear that had been reported south of Breaburn last week,
- YG, aviation committee discuss several subjects The territorial government and the Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee met last week to discuss a number of initiatives affecting the territory’s aviation sector.
- Bhangra North takes the stage The annual Bhangra show was virtual this year, live-streamed from the Leaping Feats Dance Studios on Saturday evening.
- Report analyzes YG’s record of expenditures The numbers are in for the territorial government.
- O’Toole wouldn’t pare transfer payments Erin O’Toole says he’s in love with Canada’s North.
- Ignore fake email messages, NWTel warns Once again, Northwestel Inc. customers are the targets of a couple of phishing scams intended to steal their personal identification data.
- Church brightens ‘Blue Monday’ Let there be light.