Chris MacIntyre

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

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'Yukon is a model': Canada's top doctor speaks to Yukoners about COVID-19

Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam joined Yukon's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley over the weekend to answer questions Yukoners have about COVID-19 vaccines, variants and restrictions.

Yukon fur and craft sale smaller, with more local focus due to pandemic

The Yukon Trappers Association's spring fur and craft sale on the weekend saw fewer international buyers than usual, but there was a good local turnout.

'Precious moment' as Whitehorse's Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi

Whitehorse's Sikh community celebrated Vaisakhi over the weekend. The three-day gathering symbolizes the New Year and recognizes the establishment of Khalsa, or Sikhism, in 1699. 

Yukon woman turns photographs into beaded art

Mary Blahitka is taking beading to a whole new level by turning photographed family moments into beaded art.

First Nation uses transparent masks to stay safe, communicate

Carcross/Tagish First Nation is offering transparent masks to make it easier for people with hearing impairment to communicate.

Love is in the air: Yukoners share their love stories

Tyrell Vance and Gold Ugochukwu see Valentines Day as a special day. They started dating on Valentines day nine years ago and plan to get married on Valentines day 2021. Pamela Blanchard has been with her partner for 16 years. They have had many ups and downs but their love for each other has made them inseparable.

White Pass & Yukon Route cuts 27 jobs as another dismal summer looms

The world-famous White Pass & Yukon Route is cutting jobs in anticipation of another dismal cruise ship season. The scenic railway relies on cruise passengers for business.

Child care providers question plans for early kindergarten in rural Yukon schools

Some child care providers are skeptical about the Yukon government's decision to introduce early kindergarten programs at schools in Dawson City and Watson Lake this fall. 

Filipinos in Yukon 'hunker down,' and skip the annual trip to visit relatives

Some members of the Filipino community in Yukon are staying positive through the pandemic, even though they can't travel this year to see family.

New road signs in Teslin, Yukon, aim to promote Tlingit language

The Village of Teslin, Yukon, has created road signs with words in both English and Tlingit. Approximately 50 signs have been erected throughout the community.