Whitehorse Daily Star

News Archive

January 27, 2023

January 26, 2023

January 25, 2023

  • Polar Night takes to the stage The Heart of Riverdale’s Polar Night is being presented at the Yukon Arts Centre this week.
  • Versatility In Residence Bria Rose has been the Jenni House artist-inresidence for January,
  • Latest data on housing released Of all private households in Yukon, the proportion of owner households in 2021 (66.5 per cent) fell by 2.7 percentage points compared to 2011 (69.3 per cent), and rose by 0.8 percentage points compared to 2016 (65.8 per cent).
  • Splish-Splash It’s almost the end of January
  • Population hovers around 44,000 The Yukon’s population as of June 30, 2022 was at a record high of 43,964, representing an increase of 774 or 1.8 per cent compared to June 30, 2021, according to the most recent population report.
  • Mayor hails Bell Let’s Talk Day At Monday’s city council meeting, Mayor Laura Cabott proclaimed today as Bell Let’s Talk Day.
  • Public meeting on Bill C-21 sought
 The Yukon Party is calling on the federal minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino,
  • Colonialism and racism continue, lawmaker says The negative effects of Indian residential schools, of colonialism, are still being felt today, says city councillor Michelle Friesen.
  • Ukrainian city seeks sisterhood The City of Chortkiv, Ukraine has asked the City of Whitehorse to become sister cities, Mayor Laura Cabott told council at its meeting Monday.
  • Forbid hogs in our area, council urged Two residents of Raven’s Ridge addressed city council Monday to request the city prohibit a neighbouring property from adding hogs to their list of farm animals they’re raising.
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