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

Meet the Sims, at Yukon's new medical simulation training facility

Yukon Hospitals now have a mobile state-of-the-art training facility, with a family of 4 lifelike manikins.

Learning to read at 86: Yukon elder and his tutor receive literacy award

Kwanlin Dun First Nation Elder Louie Smith and his English tutor Ted Ackerman are this years recipients of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.
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On track to become largest gold mine in Yukon history, Eagle project set for 1st pour

It’s been a busy 10 years of planning, financing, construction, but the open-pit operation is mere weeks away from melting gold into doré​​​​​​​ bars.

Whitehorse trailer park tells residents to keep trailers, RVs elsewhere

Residents at Northland Park are being told they have to move their recreational vehicles off the property.

Gwich'in elder, columnist honoured with bronze bust in Old Crow

The sculpture of Josie, who died in 2010, was unveiled at a ceremony in the community on Tuesday.

Mother of Chynna Deese overwhelmed by kindness of Yukon trucker

The mother of Chynna Deese is grateful for the kindness of a Whitehorse truck driver. Sheila Deese says she struggles every day with the loss of her daughter. But she's grateful for a Whitehorse truck driver's kindness.

Trucker makes memorial for murdered couple on Alaska Highway

A Whitehorse truck driver has set up a memorial on the Alaska Highway where Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese were found dead.

Yukon First Nation celebrates launch of new Tlingit dugout canoe

It took 80 days, but a 450-year-old cedar log has been transformed into a 10-metre traditional Tlingit dugout canoe. The canoe was recently revealed in a ceremony.

Work on MMIWG inquiry a difficult journey for Yukon man

A​ ​Yukon sound and video company owner says recording and archiving the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was something he will never forget.

Yukon to be Alaska's new gateway to fast broadband

The ALCan One (Alaska Canada Overland Network) will be the first all terrestrial fibre network linking Alaska to the Lower 48.

Whitehorse helicopter company says city development is forcing it to move

Trans North Helicopters says a city development on Range Road is forcing it to relocate. The city says plans have been in place for years, and it's open to working with the company.

Yukon couple settles discrimination complaint against Denny's restaurant

Two Yukoners have settled their human rights complaint with a Denny's restaurant in Vancouver. The couple believed they were singled out in an incident in 2017, because they are Indigenous.

Yukon Anglican Diocese to apologize to Yukon residential school students

The Anglican Diocese of the Yukon will make a public apology to former Chooutla Residential School students.

New Yukon bridge wreaks havoc on nearby residence, owner says

A Carcross, Yukon, couple is fed up with the constant noise from the construction of a new bridge over the Nares River. They want their house relocated.

Trust, hope and pride: Selkirk First Nation has its own security officers

Yukon's Selkirk First Nation employs local people to identify problems and sometimes intervene in situations before they turn bad.