Chris Windeyer

Chris Windeyer is a reporter with CBC Yukon. He is the former editor of the Yukon News and was a 2018-19 Southam Journalism Fellow at Massey College.

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COVID-19 cases in Yukon schools may have dropped, but numbers sketchy, gov't admits

New figures appear to show the number of COVID-19 cases in Yukon schools dropped as fall turned to winter, but by the government's own admission, data collection between November and February may be spotty.

Yukon government dragging its heels on opioid action, critics say

Opioid treatments are difficult, if not impossible, to obtain in the Yukon's rural communities, says YMA president Ryan Warshawski.

Some parents unsure report on Yukon gov't failure in Hidden Valley sexual abuse case will lead to change

Parents who spoke to the CBC say they fear report's conclusion that "no one person" was responsible for failure will mean a lack of consequences for anyone involved.

COVID-19 cases in Yukon schools accounted for 1 in 5 of all active cases last September

The data from the Yukon health department shows 137 students and 27 staff tested positive between Sept. 1 and Nov. 17.

There are many options to change Yukon's voting system, but it will take work, say experts

Electoral reform efforts have failed in the provinces. Will the Yukon be different?

Whitehorse RCMP lose bag of tactical gear after arresting 2 for gunshots

Police say the contents of the bag are dangerous and ask anyone who finds it to report it to the RCMP or Crimestoppers.

Yukon political parties collectively raised more than $300k last year

Both the Yukon Party and the Liberals raised tens of thousands of dollars worth of 'other revenue,' the sources of which do not have to be publicly disclosed.

Wayne Potoroka says he won't seek another term as Dawson City's mayor

After three terms as mayor and three on council, the mayor of Dawson City, Yukon, says it's time for new blood.

Yukon Party calls on federal Liberal candidate to resign as chief medical officer

Dixon said Hanley used the Yukon government's weekly COVID-19 media updates to boost his own personal profile. Hanley said he was never a member of a political party until he accepted the Liberal nomination.

Yukon government to end COVID-19 state of emergency

The Yukon government is ending its COVID-19 state of emergency that went into effect in March 2020. "We have learned so much about how to manage COVID since then," Premier Sandy Silver said in a media briefing Wednesday.