Whitehorse Daily Star

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April 17, 2019

  • The Highway In Quilts The Kluane Quilters Guild opened The Alcan Highway in Quilts last Thursday evening at the Yukon Transportation Museum.
  • New playground equipment set for Rotary Peace Park Rotary Peace Park is up for a $389,920 facelift with new playground equipment.
  • Building Bridges There were fewer bridges
  • Charges laid after incident A 28-year-old man is facing numerous charges following an armed robbery that took place last Sunday in Whitehorse.
  • Food Bank Enriched The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Yukon & British Columbia donated $5,630 to the Food Bank Society of Whitehorse last month.
  • Shelter plan timeline may shift A six-month timeline the Yukon government gave itself for taking over operations of the now-defunct Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope and re-evaluating from there is flexible, it said Tuesday.
  • Changes to workers rules coming The Yukon government is hoping to revamp rules around the territory’s workers’ compensation system and occupational health and safety system,
  • Help conserve energy, YEC asks Yukoners Yukon Energy is asking Yukoners to make a conscious effort to conserve energy as the mild winter and below-average snowpack means less water for generating electricity.
  • Apartment complex set City administration is recommending that city council approve two development incentive agreements for multi-residential projects.

April 16, 2019

  • Aggravated assault sentence toughened The Court of Appeal of Yukon has toughened the sentence of a man convicted of aggravated assault resulting from a knife attack in the McIntyre subdivision.
  • Details for health review unveiled Details that will guide the Yukon government’s comprehensive health care review were made public Monday, coming complete with an extension that will see a final report given to YG in March 2020.
  • Embrace renewable energy, council urged City council heard Monday from two local activists pressing for more focus on the need to embrace renewable energy.

April 15, 2019

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