Saturday, December 4, 2021

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...

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...

“We need to move forward together”, Yukon’s First Minority Government in Nearly 30 Years...

The Legislative Assembly is back in session, with the 1st minority government elected by Yukon people in almost three decades. Angelique Bernard, the commissioner of Yukon, opened up the throne...