Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Yukon Woman Sews Memorial Blanket to Honor Children Who Died at Residential School

For Velma Olsen, art and cultural practices have been healing in processing news involving residential schools. It is why she spent two and a half months sewing together a blanket...

Yukon Sends Scores of Firefighters to British Columbia

The Yukon government has sent 40 firefighters to help combat raging wildfires in B.C. The crew landed in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday for a 19-day deployment. Four supervisory staff travelled...

The Conservative Party of Canada drops Yukon candidate

Yukon's Conservative candidate Jonas Smith has been barred from running in the upcoming federal election because of his stance on public health guidelines. The party explained their decision in...

Yukon Reports 9 New COVID-19 Cases, Issues Exposure Warning in Whitehorse

Yukon has confirmed 9 new cases of COVID-19 and giving one new exposure warning in Whitehorse. The cases were confirmed between noon on Friday and the same time on Monday,...

7 New Cases of COVID-19 in Yukon

Yukon records seven fresh cases of COVID-19 as confirmed between noon Monday and noon Tuesday. Of the seven cases, six are in Whitehorse and one is in a rural community. As...

Yukon Officials Defend Plan to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions, Talk of New Paradigm

Yukon health officials are defending their plan to relax more COVID-19 restrictions beginning next week, saying they are “no longer justified”, and that the plan signals a new phase...

20 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Yukon Over 3 Days

The Yukon government is reporting 20 new cases of coronavirus over a 3-day period. Between Friday at noon and Monday at noon, 14 new cases were reported in Whitehorse, and...

Yukon Reports 18 New COVID-19 Cases

In a Thursday news release, Dr. Brendan Hanley, the territory's chief medical officer said, there are 18 new COVID-19 cases in Yukon. The fresh cases bring the active case...

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...