Monday, October 18, 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...

Meet the Yukon’s Candidates: Jonas Smith Goes Again, this Time as an Independent

This is the very first in a series of profiles of Yukon’s 5 federal election candidates. Another will be published every day, in alphabetical order by the candidate’s name....

Yukon’s New Gender-Affirming Policy Is Far Ahead Of Other Gender-Affirming Policies In The Country

Yukon has recently introduced a new gender-affirming policy. Dr. Michael Marshall was one of the experts who have contributed greatly to the making of the new policy. Marshall stated...

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...

Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Files A Petition To The Yukon Supreme Court

The Yukon government has failed to consult the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun regarding the approval of a mineral exploration project in the Beaver River watershed. By breaching...

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...

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 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...

New Exposure Notices Are Being Issued In Whitehorse

Yukon health officials have issued new COVID-19 exposure notices for 3 Whitehorse locations. All of these notices seem to be related to the latest case of COVID-19 in Yukon....

Yukon Museum Releases A New Venture To Promote Local Tourism

'Yukon Spin' has shared cycling scenery online to promote local tourism. The project is part exercise video, part tourism ad. It allows visitors to take a biking tour (sort...