Thursday, July 29, 2021

29 COVID-19 Cases and Community Transmission Confirmed in Yukon

According to a news release issued on Saturday, Yukon health officers have confirmed 29 new cases of COVID-19 and community transmission among unvaccinated people. The news release reads, "COVID-19 is now widely...

Yukon Community Want Millionaire Casino Executive to be jailed 

Residents of a small Yukon community want a millionaire casino executive and his wife to face imprisonment for violating local declaration. Rod and Ekaterina Baker flew to a small...

Yukon Confirms New COVID-19 Cases, Issues Potential Exposure Notices in Whitehorse

Yukon health officials announced fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the province’s tally of active cases to 9 as of Wednesday afternoon. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley said...

1 New COVID-19 Case in Yukon, 2 Others Probable

Yukon has announced 1 new case of COVID-19 and the possibility of two more cases. The news was announced on Monday by the region’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley...

Yukon University Sets Up Permafrost Facility With Donation Worth $400K

Permafrost scientist based in Yukon are setting up a mobile research unit at the Yukon University Center. The initiative will be funded with a $400k donation the bank of...

Yukon Gold Mine Reports 3 Positive Cases of COVID-19

Based on recent reports from the public health department, there has been an outbreak of coronavirus at a Yukon-based mine. In a statement released by Yukon's chief medical officer of...

The Provincial Government Is Extending Yukon’s State Of Emergency For A Fifth Time

Yukon Community Services Minister Richard Mostyn has announced the extension of the territory’s state of emergency. The opposition is displeased and its leader stated that the 90-day extension should...

awson City, Yukon, Sent A Bid To Become World Heritage Site

Three years ago, a local committee in Dawson City, Yukon, withdrew a bid to become a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now, the committee will try again, but this time...

Yukon Woman Makes Homemade Passion Flakies That Are ‘Sooo Good’

They typically come in a clear plastic wrapper, and they are always perfect, delicious, and messy. Passion Flakies are created by Vachon, a Quebec cake company. They are sought after...

Haines Junction Achieves 81% Vaccination Rate, Highest In Yukon

Haines Junction, Yukon, takes pride in some of the most beautiful scenery in the area and now it also boasts of a high COVID-19 vaccination rate. From May 1, 88 percent...