Paul Tukker

Web Writer

Paul Tukker is a writer and reporter with CBC North in Whitehorse. He's also been a newsreader, host and producer. Before moving to Yukon in 2014, he worked at CBC Sudbury and CBC Iqaluit. You can reach him at or follow him on Twitter @pjtukker.

Latest from Paul Tukker

Nunavut to see up to 6,000 doses of Moderna vaccine this month

The Nunavut government expects to have up to 6,000 doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine in hand by next week with vaccinations to begin in early January, officials said Wednesday.

Former Yukon gov't worker among 5 charged in alleged immigration fraud scheme

Four people from B.C. have been charged, and a Canada-wide arrest warrant is out for a former government of Yukon employee also charged in connection with an alleged "large scale" immigration fraud scheme.

7 things to know about starting school in Yukon this week

The COVID-19 pandemic means that things will be a lot different for students, from catching the bus in the morning to coming home at day's end. Here's some of what students and parents in Yukon need to know.

Pot retailers look to Yukon as way into industry

Yukon's cannabis retail market is heating up — and some businesses say they want to use the territory as a launching pad to expand elsewhere in Canada.

'Bigotry and bullying' drove male candidate from Sourdough Rendezvous contest, organizers say

Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous organizers say the 'Quest for the Crown' contest is open to all genders — but the only male contestant took a lot of flak.

They're taking over a small town Alaska newspaper — for $20

"We've kind of been on cloud nine, and we couldn't tell anyone for a while,' said Gretchen Wehmhoff, who's set to take over the Skagway News with her friend Melinda Munson.

As rescue costs soar, Parks Canada sets new rules for climbing Canada's highest peak

Parks Canada has announced new rules for climbers attempting to tackle Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak, after it had to perform several dangerous and expensive rescue missions in recent years.

Your dog hates fireworks. Here's how to help Sparky survive New Year's Eve

You may love a good fireworks show, but your dog probably doesn't. Here are some tips for helping your little buddy enjoy New Year's Eve.

Café must be out of Yukonstruct by February, court rules

Yukon Supreme Court says Brioni Connolly was wrong to assume her café's lease at Yukonstruct was renewed. She has six weeks to clear out.

3 on trial in Yukon for alleged gold heist

It's a tale involving an old-time Yukon miner, a hidden stash of gold and silver, and three people accused of conspiring to find and sell the miner's treasure after his death.