- ‘It’s very scary at WGH right now,’ employee says (37)
- First Nation’s Lands Act called historic event (24)
- Housing corporation’s pet policy may cause MDs’ evictions (23)
- Reveal money’s ‘secret sources,’ says NDP (19)
- Two more COVID-19 cases reported in territory (14)
- Council studies proposed Whistle Bend development (9)
- Lobbyists must now report their activities (8)
- Poor hospital working conditions are unprecedented, union says (8)
October 15, 2020
- City approves truck purchase for $488,473 City council has approved the purchase of a new mobile steamer truck for $488,473.
- Northwestel seeks approval for unlimited Internet Northwestel Inc. wants to offer unlimited internet data options to customers in Whitehorse and Carcross for an extra $10 per month.
- Help ease the housing crunch, government urged The Liberal government was pressed to take action on housing affordability Wednesday in the legislative assembly.
- MLAs opt to extend sitting The legislative assembly will sit for an extended period this fall to make up for last spring’s early adjournment.
October 14, 2020
- Enduring Powers of Attorney bill tabled Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee has tabled amendments to the Enduring Power of Attorney Act.
- Film festival innovates with a drive-in theatre As the Dawson City International Short Film Festival moved into its second week of events, organizers continue to innovate.
- Helping Nourish The Community Members of the Porter Creek Secondary School Social Justice Club waited at the school’s entrance Tuesday for people to drop off their donations to the Whitehorse Food Bank for this year’s fall food drive.
- The Guild Hall has repeatedly offered to host MAD program The Guild Hall has submitted several proposals to the Department of Education offering to host Music, Arts and Drama (MAD) this year, according to Guild president Mary Sloan.
- Bat infestation is now among school’s woes The Ross River School is infested with bats, spurring questions about remediation plans in the legislature Tuesday.
- Millions poured into Dakwäkäda subdivision expansion The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) are laying the ground for growth of their subdivision at Dakwäkäda with the expansion of municipal infrastructure to connect to the Marshall Creek Road, the old Alaska Highway.
- Shelter Seeks Kitty On The Lam Stitch went missing from the Takhini trailer court two weeks ago – and is still missing.
- Amendments to Condominium Act introduced The Yukon government has moved to modernize the legislative framework and adopt best practices for condominium ownership.
- Council opts to sacrifice raise City council voted Tuesday night to forego a scheduled 2.6 per cent raise on Jan. 1.
- Probable COVID case was a false positive The probable case of COVID-19 announced last Saturday was a false positive, according to the chief medical officer.
- ‘This needs to stop’: vet Dr. Marina Alpeza of the Copper Road Veterinary Clinic is fed up with what she is describing as intimidation and harassment.
October 13, 2020
- Dawson City ferry season to end on Oct. 22 With Dawson seeing its first dusting of snow on Sunday morning,
- Rolling eatery delighted care facility residents The Chuck Wagon rolled to the rear of Copper Ridge Place recently and surprised residents and staff with free lunches.
- Amendment to three territorial acts tabled The 2018 Societies Act, the Business Corporations Act and the Cooperative Associations Act are in for changes.
- Tracks' Service Is Over A section of the train tracks in front of the Kwänlin Dün Cultural Centre has been dug up,
- Games Centre playground approved City council has approved a $199,500 contract for a new accessible playground at the Canada Games Centre.
- 1,300 were jobless last month COVID-19 continues to be a factor in the territory’s unemployment rate, according to the latest figures released last week by the Yukon Bureau of Statistics.
- Students are fined $700 each for not isolating themselves Two Yukon University students have been fined $700 each for failing to self-isolate before moving into campus housing last month.
- Chief is sworn in, sets out priorities over four years Chief Lynda Dickson of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation was sworn in last Friday to her four-year term.
- Probable COVID-19 case reported The Yukon has a “probable” new case of COVID-19, Dr. Brendan Hanley, the territory’s chief medical officer, announced Saturday.