Saturday, December 4, 2021

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...

Two Climbers Hope To Become The First All-Women Group To Climb Mount Lucania in...

Pascale Marceau and Eva Capozzola are hoping that they will become the first all-women group that will conquer Mount Lucania in Yukon if the weather allows it. In order...

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...

N.W.T Students Won’t Have Full-Time Classes Yet

The chief public health office and Education Minister R.J. Simpson stated that N.W.T high school students won't be attending regular, full-time classes yet. Sir John Franklin High School in...

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....

The COVID-19 Update On Yukon, Nunavut And Nortwest Territories

Ever since the pandemic started, CBC North has been keeping track of the latest confirmed cases, stories, and various other updates related to COVID-19. This article can see the...

Protesters Say That The Justice System In Yukon Is Not Protecting Indigenous Women

The rally has been held in Whitehorse and Watson Lake on Monday, calling for urgent action to protect indigenous women from violence. The two protests were held in response...

Kona’s Coalition, A Yukon Animal Welfare Group, Is Having A Hard Time Being Operational

The founder of Kona's Coalition Jordi Mikeli-Jones said that the COVID -19 pandemic has severely crippled the organization’s capabilities to aid animals. According to her, Kona’s Coalition is facing...

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...

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...