Monday, October 18, 2021

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...

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...

Yukon Woman Sews Memorial Blanket to Honor Children Who Died at Residential School

For Velma Olsen, art and cultural practices have been healing in processing news involving residential schools. It is why she spent two and a half months sewing together a blanket...

Yukon Energy Is On Its Way To Have The Largest Battery Storage Site In...

Yukon Energy has signed an agreement to lease land for its $31M grid-scale battery project. The utility plans to create the largest battery storage in northern Canada and the...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...