Danielle d'Entremont

Reporter/Editor CBC North

Danielle d'Entremont is a reporter and editor for the CBC in Whitehorse.  Most recently she worked reporting in Yellowknife, after working as a national news reader for CBC Toronto. She has also worked for CBC Nova Scotia in her hometown of Halifax. When she isn't chasing stories she is on the search for the best hiking trails around town.  Send her your story ideas to danielle.dentremont@cbc.ca.

Latest from Danielle d'Entremont

Yukon could achieve COVID-19 herd immunity within 3 months, says top doctor

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley said vaccine uptake in Yukon has been great so far, and that he has heard of very few people holding back or hesitating to get their shot.

Here's when and where Yukoners can get vaccinated against COVID-19

Yukon officials have released details on where and when COVID-19 vaccinations will be delivered across the territory in the coming weeks. The territory also announced three new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

'I feel very privileged': Yukon gives out 1st COVID-19 vaccinations

Yukon administered its first COVID-19 vaccines on Monday at the Whistle Bend Place continuing care facility in Whitehorse. Doses of the Moderna vaccine arrived in the territory one week ago.

2020 wasn't completely bad, just ask these people across the North

People across the North certainly saw ups and downs this year, but even a global pandemic couldn’t keep them from connecting with each other and showing kindness even in the darkest months.

'A great relief': COVID-19 vaccinations scheduled to begin Jan. 4 in Yukon

Yukon Health Minister Pauline Frost said COVID-19 vaccinations will begin early January after the Moderna vaccines arrived in Whitehorse Monday evening.

'Great news': Moderna COVID-19 vaccine expected across the North by next week

Health Canada's approval of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine means that people in Canada's territories can expect to start getting vaccinations beginning in the first weeks of January.

Yukon is 'well-prepared' for Moderna vaccine, could be approved this month says premier

Yukon is "well-prepared" for the arrival of the Moderna vaccine which could be approved by Health Canada this month, said Premier Sandy Silver on Tuesday.

'Very exciting': Yukon government to cover HIV medication

The Yukon government has announced that it is going to start providing coverage for a prescription drug that reduces the risk of people contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  

Yukon releases MMIWG2S+ strategy in response to National Inquiry

After one year of consultation with family members, First Nations governments and leaders, Yukon released a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-spirit+ (MMIWG2S+) strategy on Thursday.

Yukon makes masks mandatory, as premier says territory now in 2nd wave of COVID-19

Masks will now be mandatory in indoor public places in Yukon, starting Dec. 1.

How B.C. travellers feel about getting into Yukon hours before bubble burst

CBC News went to the Whitehorse airport to meet the final travellers arriving in Yukon before mandatory isolation rules kicked in Friday evening.

Tears and 'divorce': Yukon bursts B.C. travel bubble amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Yukon government is 'divorcing' from its COVID-19 travel bubble with British Columbia. The rule goes into effect on Friday, and also applies to people coming in from the Northwest Territories, as well as Nunavut.

How teens made Yukon one of the few places in Canada to ban conversion therapy

Two years of hard work by a group of high school students in Yukon paid off this week when the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protection Act received assent and is now in force after a unanimous vote in support of the bill.

Gwich'in leaders 'cautiously optimistic' about Biden protecting Arctic refuge

Gwich’in leaders from across the North are "cautiously optimistic" about what having a new U.S. president will mean for protecting their sacred land. But even with the new administration coming in, "the clock is still ticking" on seismic exploration plans.

Yukon becomes 1st territory to ban conversion therapy

The bill to ban the widely-discredited practice - which tries to change someone's sexual orientation and gender identity through counselling, behaviour modification or medication - passed unanimously in the legislature on Monday.

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