If the city wants to expand the Whistle Bend subdivision, it needs to plan for additional traffic flow, says the Whistle Bend Community Association.
The Yukon government released 257 new lots in Whistle Bend on Thursday morning, spurring the largest land lottery in Whitehorse’s history.
The president of the Yukon Teachers’ Association (YTA) says health officials should issue public exposure notifications when cases are discovered in schools.
Questions over how to handle the COVID-19 pandemic continued to bedevil the Yukon government Wednesday in the legislature.
- Mandatory mask policy to kick in on Dec. 1 (37)
- Daycare worker tests positive for virus (25)
- Yukon witnesses its largest surge of COVID-19 (20)
- CBSA dismantles alleged immigration fraud scheme (15)
- Whistle Bend single-family lots priced up to $150,000 (13)
- Notifications about COVID in a school would be limited (12)
- Unlimited Internet service authorized (11)
- Wage subsidy program to live on, government says (8)
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November 27, 2020
- Silver talks vaccines with Trudeau Premier Sandy Silver participated in a conference call with his fellow premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday evening.
- Average price for a house nudged $570,000 The Yukon’s red-hot real estate market has been setting records, but it is unclear as to whether it has peaked.
- Indigenous students’ access to technology to improve The territorial government and Yukon First Nations are partnering to provide $950,000 to purchase 1,300 devices to improve access to technology for First Nations students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.
- Thanking The Doctor A number of Whitehorse residents and emergency vehicles staged a drive-by of Dr. Brendan Hanley’s offices on Front Street on Tuesday afternoon,
- Agriculture land leases are a local food success in the Klondike More Yukoners will have access to more locally raised pork as the result of an innovative seasonal lease arrangement, the Yukon government said Nov. 17.
- The Colourful Five Per Cent Illustrated .
- Chamber of Mines holds annual general meeting Ed Peart, of Air North, has been acclaimed to his second term as president of Yukon Chamber of Mines.
November 26, 2020
- Yukon’s COVID-19 cases now number 42 with 12 still active The Yukon confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 Thursday evening.
- CBSA dismantles alleged immigration fraud scheme A Whitehorse man is among five people charged with violations of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Criminal Code.
- Liberals reject NDP’s suggested changes to income program An NDP motion calling on the Yukon government to modify its newly-extended income support program for low-wage front-line workers failed Wednesday afternoon.
- Air traffic controllers’ services may be reduced With cuts potentially looming to air traffic controllers at the Whitehorse airport due to the economic ripples of the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials say they are strenuously resisting the possibility.
November 25, 2020
- Daycare worker tests positive for virus An employee of a Whitehorse daycare has tested positive for COVID-19,
- Wage subsidy program to live on, government says The Yukon government announced an extension of the wage subsidy program for low-income front-line workers Tuesday afternoon.
- Unlimited Internet service authorized The CRTC has approved unlimited internet service for Northwestel Inc. cable and fibre customers in seven communities starting Dec. 1.
- YG challenged on COVID communication decisions The Yukon Party is querying the COVID-19 response, including public exposure notifications for several flights.
- YG launches suit over water treatment plant The Yukon government is suing two companies for approximately $2.5 million over construction work at the Mayo water treatment plant.
- Seasonal Traditions Endures A crew from ATCO Electric Yukon manoeuvres the City of Whitehorse Christmas tree into place last Friday.
- Families to get holiday hampers Over the next four weeks, the Yukon First Nation Education Directorate will be distributing more than 750 Christmas hampers to all Whitehorse-based Indigenous families with children up to18 years of age.
- Yukon innovators recognized for contributions Yukonstruct has established a Hall of Innovators to recognize local innovators for their contributions to advance innovation in the territory.
- Don’t underplay COVID-19’s dangers Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer,