Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Test of Confidence: Passing Budget High on the List for Liberal Minority Government, Premier...

The last legislative assembly ended on a cliffhanger; the budget, whereas tabled, had not been passed, leave alone subject to fulsome debate. The territory has been without a budget since...

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...

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...

Don Hutton Leaves The Yukon Liberal Caucus

Mayo-Tatchun MLA and Deputy Speaker of Yukon's Legislative Assembly Don Hutton has decided to leave the Yukon Liberal caucus, stating that he has lost the confidence in the party...

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s Solar Farm Has Shut Down Diesel Generators And Started Generating...

For this first time in 50 years, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s solar farm will shut down its diesel generators. This farm, located in Old Crow, Yukon, started generating electricity...

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’s Political Parties Are Campaigning: Here’s What They Say

Yukon's three political parties have their plans and programs ahead of the Yukon territorial election on April 12. Here's what they have to say: NDP The party leader Kate White has announced...

Four Parties Want To Act As Intervenors In Cindy Dickson Case

Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC), Carcross/Tagish First Nation (C/TFN), the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN), and the Métis Nation of Ontario filed the necessary paperwork, asking to be intervenors...

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...

Yukon Rendezvous Drops Sourdough From Its Name And Adopted A New Logo

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous is the annual winter festival held in Whitehorse. Recently, the festival has decided to rebrand by slicing "Sourdough" from its name and devising a new logo. The...