The territorial government has ordered a Yukon society to accept nine people on its registry of members, in a decision from the Registrar of Societies shared publicly this morning.
As one Yukon society shifts its focus to securing funding,
The Yukon government has released more details about a 48-unit mixed-income affordable housing project in Whitehorse.
Money being reimbursed by Ottawa to Yukon First Nations that borrowed it to negotiate their land claim agreements could be in excess of $100 million, says Grand Chief Peter Johnston of the Council of Yukon First Nations.
- College gets $26 million from Ottawa (7)
- YG adds one French immersion class for kindergarteners (6)
- Reimbursed money could top $100 million (6)
- Report on zoning changes comes forward (5)
- Cook Street property owners could face LIC vote (5)
- Man obtained money through false pretenses: judge (5)
- Drug activity sees property ordered vacated (4)
- Acting deputy Finance minister named (3)
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March 25, 2019
- Correction Friday’s story on Ottawa reimbursing First Nations
- Percy race faced some memorable challenges “I think by now, everybody in this room knows that this wasn’t a normal Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race,” committee president Anna Claxton said at Saturday night’s Percy banquet.
- AWG delegation brings message to council City council members have been challenged by Jeane Lassen,
- City procurement in for scrutiny Coun. Dan Boyd is expected to bring forward a notice of motion this evening calling for the city to take action “sooner than later” to address issues around how the city goes about procurement.
March 22, 2019
- Drug activity sees property ordered vacated A Yukon Supreme Court justice has ordered that a property in the Prospector Trailer Court be vacated and closed for 90 days due to drug trafficking.
- Man obtained money through false pretenses: judge A Yukon judge has convicted a Whitehorse man of possession of stolen property and obtaining money through false pretenses.
- American hunter sanctioned after killing two Yukon sheep in 2018 An American hunter has been convicted of violating the Yukon Wildlife Act while hunting wild sheep in the territory.
- Hunter is convicted for offence; had not followed guide’s advice A Wisconsin hunter was convicted Tuesday of violating the Yukon Wildlife Act during a hunting trip.
- Musher Biasetti wins the Percy on altered route Jason Biasetti is the winner of this year’s Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race,
- Curtis enthused by gas tax windfall A doubling of federal gasoline tax funding for one year is “really, really exciting” for Whitehorse, says Mayor Dan Curtis.
- Man wants to help Yukoners grow better pot Aaron Cohen has been growing his own cannabis since he was 15, including in recent years with a medical licence to do so legally.
- High-seas expedition hooked several surprises It was an expedition like no other expedition – literally.
- Yukoners are enjoying April in March Winter sports enthusiasts are packing in their gear for the season in light of days of record-breaking temperatures that are melting snow and ice (as reported in the Star’s web edition Thursday).
- YG plans new Motor Vehicles Act next fall In what it’s calling a much-needed move, the Yukon government is hoping to update the Motor Vehicles Act and introduce it in the legislature during the fall of 2020.
- Currently On Exhibit Marie-Hélène Comeau opened a new exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre foyer Wednesday.
- Future cannabis retailers have city taking action With cannabis to become available through private retailers in the city later this year, council is considering changes to the business licence bylaw.
- Student finds micro-plastics in local waterways Bruce Porter, an F.H. Collins Secondary School student, is hoping Yukoners will be paying attention to his science fair project.
- Habitat for Humanity welcomes new owners At a gathering last Friday afternoon inside the new home of Erin Suggitt and her kids, someone is quick to complement her on the colour of blue she selected for her living room.
- Wolverine Mine maintenance continues The Yukon government is continuing to look after the Wolverine Mine site, alongside care and maintenance staff working for the Yukon Zinc Corp.
March 21, 2019
- Yukoners fall victim to sextortion Two cases of sextortion scams were recently reported to the Whitehorse RCMP.
- YG will see health review terms in April Yukoners will be able to provide input on the health care review after its terms of reference from the independent expert panel come forward to cabinet sometime next month, the territorial government confirmed Wednesday.
- Report on zoning changes comes forward City staff are recommending that council move forward with changes to the city’s zoning bylaw following a public hearing late last month.