Mike Rudyk

Reporter, CBC Yukon

Mike Rudyk has worked for CBC Yukon since 1999, as a reporter and videographer. He lives in Whitehorse.

Latest from Mike Rudyk

Whitehorse mayor presents 4-year, $58M capital plan

The mayor of Whitehorse has announced the city's proposed capital plan, which includes $58 million in spending over the next four years on new snow-removal equipment, transportation improvements and other infrastructure. 

Whitehorse's last video-rental store closes its doors

The closing credits are set to roll on Monday at Coyote Video, the last movie-rental store in Yukon's capital.

Global supply chain shortages leave empty parking spots at Whitehorse dealerships

Just a few years ago, Yukon Nissan had anywhere from 50 to 70 new cars and trucks sitting on their lot. Right now, there are ten.

Whitehorse shelter to be run by Council of Yukon First Nations, Connective

A partnership between the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Connective, formerly known as the John Howard Society, will operate the shelter on a day-to-day basis.

New Whitehorse mixed-use building with affordable rental units opens

A new building with 45 rental units, meant to provide vulnerable people and people with disabilities a safe and affordable living space, was officially opened Wednesday in Whitehorse.

Yukon Quest 300 racecourse changed over COVID-19 restrictions

This year's race starts in Whitehorse and follows the Yukon Quest trail to Braeburn then it goes on to the north end of Madanna Lake. This checkpoint will serve as the halfway point turnaround.

The ice grizzlies of Yukon: Photographer captures stunning photos of bears in the wild

For the last two years, Peter Mather has been using remote camera traps, capturing photos of grizzlies fishing for salmon in the creeks that lead to Klukshu Lake in southwestern Yukon, right up to December.

'Matriarchs of the community': Teslin elders become Yukon's latest community officers

The community of Teslin, Yukon, is the latest First Nation to have Community Safety Officers. This will be the third safety program up and running in the Yukon.

Whitehorse airport's secondary runway to get extended and upgraded

The extension and upgrades will allow the secondary runway, which is mostly used for small planes now, to accommodate large passenger planes.

Air North announces new Whitehorse-Yellowknife-Toronto flight beginning in May

Yukon's Air North will offer a seasonal scheduled flight to Toronto from May to September, for passengers from Whitehorse and Yellowknife.