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Couple fined for Beaver Creek vaccine caper

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.

June 17, 2021

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

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