- Bus passes would be given to select riders (9)
- Hospital plans to curtail its surgeries (3)
- Public accounts’ late tabling called ‘clear non-compliance’ (2)
- Holocaust education to become a requirement in Yukon schools (1)
- In loving memory of Richard Brian Fast (1)
- Pillai promoting Yukon mining in Europe (1)
- YMA concerned that surgeries cutback may be extended (1)
- Government begins review of Child Care Act (1)
November 28, 2023
- Committee members’ honouraria return to council City council members once again tackled the thorny issue of paying committee members Monday evening at its regular council meeting.
- City considers revamp for inclusivity committee After almost a year of futility, the City of Whitehorse is looking to start over again with its inclusivity committee.
- Showing Solidarity With Palestine Yukoners for Solidarity and Action held a gathering last Saturday
- Local teenager receives national award from Canadian Museum of Nature Whitehorse resident Evan Howells has received the Youth Award as part of the Canadian Museum of Nature’s 2023 Nature Inspiration Awards.
- Yukoners reminded to consult map for Christmas tree cutting The Yukon government and the City of Whitehorse are reminding Yukoners to consult the designated harvesting map before cutting down a Christmas tree this year.
- Government begins review of Child Care Act Changes to the legislation will consider the key principles of quality, affordability, inclusivity and accessibility.
- YMA concerned that surgeries cutback may be extended The Yukon Medical Association (YMA) is another organization concerned about a pending surgical slowdown at Whitehorse General Hospital.
November 27, 2023
- Pillai in Europe Premier Ranj Pillai attended the Deutsche Goldmesse Conference in Germany on Saturday,
- Craft fairs take over the holiday season Photo Spread
- Sharing An Important Message A fire burned at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre fire pit on Saturday
- Housing fund launches latest intake The Yukon government is now accepting applications for the seventh intake of the Housing Initiatives Fund.
- Rallying For Safer Cabs A taxi safety rally was held in front of city hall at noon Friday.
- Sketch of suspect released The RCMP have released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with an attempted abduction last Aug. 25 at the Andrea Hotel in Watson Lake.
- Nisutlin bridge cost raised in legislature The cost of the Nisutlin Bay Bridge replacement project was once again a contentious topic Nov. 9 in the Yukon legislature.
- Hospital plans to curtail its surgeries Whitehorse General Hospital will be seeing significant surgical cutbacks in December.
- ‘New staff are very nervous,’ manager was warned The alarm bells were ringing well before two detainees broke out of the Whitehorse Young Offenders Facility over the summer.
November 24, 2023
- Yukoners gained insights from Anchorage visit A delegation of Yukoners visited the Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage last week to learn about successful ways to work together to transform health care.
- Mayor replaced as chair of council meetings The final portion of Tuesday’s meeting of Dawson council ended with Coun. Alexander Somerville replacing Mayor Bill Kendrick as the meeting’s chair.
- Bates Crescent partially closed The portion of Bates Crescent from house numbers 15 to 19 was closed Wednesday.
- Grizzly bear hunt ‘well within sustainable levels’ The Yukon government has responded to a petition calling on it to ban all trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the territory, and to ban roadside hunting of grizzly bears throughout the territory.
- Challenges from forecast growth must be tackled, councillor says City councillor Ted Laking says he’s trying to take a pro-active approach to the city’s future as he studies the auguries.
- At Jenni House Filmmaker Sarah Genge is this month’s Jenni House artist-in-residence.
- Astronaut once lived in Yukon Joshua Kutryk, the Canadian astronaut who has been assigned to a six-month mission to the International Space Station, has a Yukon pedigree.
- AYC is dissatisfied with Economic Statement The Association of Yukon Communities’ (AYC’s) president isn’t satisfied with the Fall Economic Statement the federal government delivered Tuesday.
- Project consumed many dollars, left a few scents Some residents in the Takhini subdivision have had enough of dealing with, shall we say, a malodorus situation in recent weeks.
- Yukon mining overview presented at forum Mineral production in placer and hard rock mining is down this year in the Yukon, but placer claims and hard rock exploration expenditures are up, according to seasonal roundup presentations given at the Yukon Geoscience Forum.
- Liberals ‘out of touch and out of gas’: Dixon Yukon Party Leader Currie Dixon summed up the state of the Yukon at the end of the fall legislative term by saying he is “deeply concerned” about the direction of the territory.
- Sitting had its days of frustrations for the NDP NDP Leader Kate White’s frustrations were evident at the end of the legislature’s fall sitting.
- I’m proud of our team’s work, Pillai says Looking back at the fall legislative term Thursday afternoon, Premier Ranj Pillai said he believes his party has made the hard decisions to move the territory forward in a variety of ways — even if those decisions weren’t always popular.