Monday, October 18, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

The First Cases of COVID-19 Variants Of Concern Have Appeared In Yukon

Yukon's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley has stated that there are two new cases of COVID-19 in the territory. It seems that there is now Yukon's first case...

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 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...

Michelle Good and Billy-Ray Belcourt Shortlisted For The 2021 BC And Yukon Book Prizes

Michelle Good and Billy-Ray Belcourt are among the writers who could win the 2021 BC and Yukon Book Prizes. The prizes feature eight categories, such as fiction, nonfiction, picture...

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...