Chris MacIntyre

Chris MacIntyre is a CBC reporter in Dawson City, Yukon.

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Added counsellor in Carmacks not much help to traumatized Faro, says Yukon MLA

Faro resident Kara Went says mental health supports are still minimal in her community six months after a shooting that killed two and injured one.

Early childhood learning program with a First Nations approach proving popular in Yukon

The Early Years program is designed to teach families about early childhood development through a cultural lens. The program has launched in Whitehorse, Old Crow, Pelly Crossing, Mayo, and Ross River and already has 120 families signed up.

Community leaders hope new signs will curb drug dealing in Carmacks

A pair of signs, designed by local youth Roxy Baker, were unveiled in the Village of Carmacks this past week. The community's chief hopes they'll curb drug dealing as the territory grapples with an opioid crisis.

Dawson City councillor 'saddened' by prospect of new arena in Whitehorse

Dawson City Coun. Patrik Pikálek says focus should be put on building adequate recreational facilities in Yukon communities before building another sporting arena in Whitehorse.

How an aunt's search for a gift idea turned into a campaign for change

Rebecca Law searched for "black sock doll" ideas online and was shocked with what she found. She wants to flood Google's meta-data with her own sock doll photos to replace the first choices that show up when searching for Black and brown dolls.

As gov't contract nears end, Whitehorse's 'Housing First' Project management hope for renewal

It's been almost a year since the Yukon government handed over operations of their 'Yukon First' project. Located on Fifth Avenue and Wood Street in Whitehorse, the facility is now managed by the Council of Yukon First Nations and B.C based company Connective.

Yukon's 911 system inadequate for those hard of hearing, speech impaired, says resident

Gerard Tremblay says he has been asking the Yukon government for a text option to the territory's 911 service since it first rolled out in 2016. He says the current service is inadequate for those who are deaf, hard of hearing or are speech impaired.

Reporting fire emergencies in Yukon communities now easier with dispatch centre

Dimension Tech Services in Whitehorse built a dispatch centre to handle reports of fire emergencies in Yukon's rural communities.

Whitehorse man wants to become the next 'Sourtoe Cocktail' captain

Tattoo artist and Whitehorse resident Jamie Law wants to become the next Sourtoe captain in Dawson City. The captain is responsible for handing out the famous Sourtoe Cocktail to those brave enough to try it.

'We have no more space': Recycling depot in Dawson City shutting down

The operator of the downtown recycling depot says it can't handle a backlog of material, after a second recycling depot in the town shut down because of COVID-19 staffing challenges.

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