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Council asked to act on compressor

City council is being asked to approve a rush order to replace one of three compressors that keep the ice frozen at the Canada Games Centre.

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January 22, 2020

  • Tread carefully on housing incentive: Boyd City council might want to tread softly when it comes to promoting densification of neighbourhoods, Coun. Dan Boyd cautioned at Monday night’s meeting.
  • Murder trial hears evidence from Carmacks man The jury trial of a Carmacks man accused of first-degree murder resumed Tuesday in Whitehorse, with the Crown calling two civilian witnesses.
  • Ice bridge enters wider, thicker phase The ice bridge that connects downtown Dawson with the residents across the Yukon River has entered its fully functional phase.
  • Robbery suspects apprehended The RCMP have arrested the two suspects linked to a series of armed robberies and a break and enter last Saturday morning in Whitehorse.
  • Crossroads Collision City firefighters clean up the debris
  • Officials propose new housing incentive policy City administration is proposing several changes in the city’s incentive policy to encourage more affordable and supportive housing developments.
  • Efforts Saluted Karen Carrière was presented last Friday evening with a Life Membership to the Royal Canadian Legion at the local Legion’s awards night.
  • Need for prudent use of health data highlighted The Department of Health and Social Services violated territorial law when it failed to exercise discretion before using the personal health information of a patient under psychiatric care.
  • Pursuing The Crown The 2020 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Festival Quest for the Crown (formerly the Queens contest) candidates were unveiled last Wednesday.
  • Department failed to meet access obligations After a Yukoner complained about the length of time it took for the Department of Health and Social Services to respond to a request for access to the complainant’s own personal health information, the Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued a consideration report.

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