Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Protesters Say That The Justice System In Yukon Is Not Protecting Indigenous Women

The rally has been held in Whitehorse and Watson Lake on Monday, calling for urgent action to protect indigenous women from violence. The two protests were held in response...

N.W.T. Health Minister Hopes To See Travel Restrictions Lifted By The End Of March

N.W.T. Health Minister Julie Green stated that she would like to hear “good news” by the end of March and see the lift of the travel restrictions between the...

A New Compilation of Willie Dunn’s Music Is To Be Released

Indigenous Artist Willie Dunn Gets Another Posthumous Release On March 19. Although probably best known for his masterpiece "I pity the country", the Indigenous artist and activist have created...

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 Heads Into Elections With A Huge Deficit

It seems that Yukon's political parties have finally figured out that 2021 will be quite an unusual year. Last year, the territory of Yukon was showing a $31.6-million deficit,...

Yukon Top Doctor Said That Vaccine Is Working, Despite Potential Side Effects

Dr Brendan Hanley, one of the best medical specialists in Yukon, has said that there could be some minor side effects from the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that residents have...

Yukon RCMP Say 3 Cases of Online Youth Extortion Reported Last Week

Some Yukon youth seems to have been the target of an online “sextortion”, in which criminals use fake identities to trick persons into performing sexual acts in front of...

Yukon Budget Projects $12.7M Deficit, ‘Record-Breaking’ Capital Spending

The Yukon government is projecting to be in the red this year, with a projected $12.7m deficit in a $1.79-billion budget that does not shy away from capital spending. This...

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...

Life Nearly Back to Normal in Yukon, But Tourism Industry Needs the World to...

In Dawson City, Yukon, Lana Welchman recently had the chance to enjoy something many Canadians can only imagine right now – a live concert. Speaking to The Current during a concert...