- Council opts to pump $11 million into Games (38)
- NDP proposes trio of affordability measures (31)
- Power, firewood rebates unveiled (31)
- Climate Leadership Council’s report lauded (27)
- New poll has Liberals in third place (26)
- Firewood issues are kindling for a problematic winter: YP (20)
- ‘Our thoughts are with the officer and his family’ (16)
- Major Housing Summit to begin tomorrow (11)
September 29, 2022
- Premier observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Premier Sandy Silver released a statement today reflecting on Friday’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It follows:
- Trans Canada Trail upgraded in the Junction A ribbon has been cut to celebrate the newly paved Trans Canada Trail in Haines Junction.
- Official Opposition reassigns critic roles Ahead of the Oct. 6 start of the fall sitting of the legislature, Opposition Leader Currie Dixon has completed a shadow cabinet shuffle.
- Nominations open for Order of Yukon and Commissioner’s Awards The Order of Yukon and the Commissioner’s Awards for Bravery and for Public Volunteer Service nominations are now open, it was announced Monday.
- Climate Leadership Council’s report lauded Two cabinet ministers and an NDP MLA have released statements on the Yukon Climate Leadership Council’s report.
- RCMP operation is ongoing An unspecified situation involving Whitehorse RCMP in Porter Creek began Wednesday evening and was continuing early this afternoon.
September 28, 2022
- Recognizing a vital and meaningful day F.H. Collins Secondary School’s student body recognized the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Monday at the school, with many wearing orange shirts.
- CTFN’s Permanent Art Collection gains a piece Danced in by the Tagish Nation Dancers, Haa Sha du Hen Maria Benoit welcomed a new piece to the Carcross-Tagish First Nations’ Permanent Art Collection on Sept. 16.
- Mental Wellness Summit built momentum, YG says Close to 350 people attended phase two of the 2022 Mental Wellness Summit last Wednesday through Friday.
- Pair hospitalized The Yukon government’s COVID-19 dashboard reported Tuesday on two new hospitalizations since last Friday.
- Council opts to pump $11 million into Games City council voted Monday to make an $11-million contribution to the 2027 Canada Winter Games, after two hours of discussion.
- Literacy award presented to longtime Yukoner Don Inverarity is the Yukon’s recipient of the 2022 Council of the Federation Literacy Award.
- Power, firewood rebates unveiled The Yukon government has announced financial help for electricity consumers and firewood purchasers.
September 27, 2022
- Truth and Reconciliation Day proclaimed Mayor Laura Cabott has proclaimed Friday to be the National Day For Truth and Reconciliation in the city of Whitehorse.
- Major Riverdale road section closed A portion of Alsek Road between Tatchun Road and Donjek Road will be closed until 5:30 p.m. today, the city said Monday.
- Midwifery care expanded to Yukoners across the territory The Yukon Midwifery Program is now available to Yukoners across the territory.
- Hidden Lakes Trail work underway Following the completion of recent heritage assessment work, the reclamation of the Hidden Lakes Trail began Monday.
- Plans move ahead for Burwash Landing school Preliminary joint funding of $22.5 million for the construction of a new school in Burwash Landing was announced Monday.
- Minister unveils anti-inflation assistance measures The Yukon government has enriched several programs “that will put more money in the pockets of Yukoners who are most affected by global inflation,” it said today
- Ta’an Kwach’an Council pursues housing plan The Ta’an Kwach’an Council is proposing to develop a portion of two blocks of its settlement lands to provide 49 new housing lots for its membership.