Topic: yukon

Pilot project gets $75,000 grant to expand on Yukon social work research

A research team was recently awarded a $75,000 grant to expand on a pilot project studying social work in the territory. Yukon College and Ryerson University are partnering to continue the research.

Yukon First Nation and mining company create 'template' for industry

Strategic Metals and the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations have signed a novel agreement on mineral exploration projects.

New RCMP commander returns home to Mayo, Yukon where he grew up

For the first time in more than 10 years, Cpl. Robert Drapeau came back home to work in the village of about 200 people — where he grew up.

Developers plan for tallest building in Yukon

The proposed building — Mah's Point Two — would be eight storeys high and have 40 condo units.

Young Yukoners hold protest at Whitehorse hotel after violent video emerges

A group of young writers in Whitehorse held a small protest Thursday evening, calling on the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel to answer questions about a video showing a violent incident.

'Fairly large' wolves seen lurking around Old Crow, Yukon

'They're becoming more bold, coming right up to peoples' houses,' said Darius Elias, wildlife manager for the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.

Council of Yukon First Nations appoints new interim regional chief

The council appointed the new interim chief following the passing of regional Chief Mike Smith. Kluane Adamek will be in the position until the election in the summer.

Council of Yukon First Nations takes over Native Language Centre

The Yukon government is handing responsibility for the Yukon Native Language Centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations.

It 'looks like a big lawn sprinkler': River spraying starts in Dawson City

The Yukon government is trying a $100,000 science experiment to help freeze the Yukon River at Dawson City.

National carriers pursue Yukon pilots amid Canada-wide shortage

The Yukon airline industry says it's not immune to a nation-wide pilot shortage.

Goldcorp re-submits rejected application to build Yukon mine

The project manager says he believes the company has done everything it can to ensure the application makes it through the assessment.

Yukon government to reimburse parents affected by daycare closure

Yukon's Department of Health and Social Services has allocated an emergency subsidy for parents who paid in advance for child care, but were left in the lurch when the Cheeky Monkeys daycare closed with little notice.

Warming climate could affect life in Arctic Ocean, says new study

The study looked at the concentration of radium-228 in the central Arctic Ocean and found that between 2007 and 2015 the concentration doubled, suggesting an increase in other elements and nutrients.

Woman given 'unfit sentence' because she's a pot smoker, Yukon judge rules

Lena Josie's original sentencing judge denied her a conditional discharge on an assault conviction, because she admitted to using marijuana daily. A Supreme Court judge has decided that was unfair.

Plans for a proposed gravel quarry turn to rubble at Whitehorse council meeting

Whitehorse rejected a proposal to develop a gravel quarry near the junction of the Alaska Highway and Robert Service Way. Local First Nations did not approve of the quarry being brought to that location.