Warrior Walkers arrive in Whitehorse, completing 600-kilometre journey

The Warrior Walkers formed in 2021 when a handful of Yukoners decided to embark on a 2,100-kilometre walk from Whitehorse to Kamloops, B.C. This year, they walked from Dawson City to Whitehorse.

Results of residential school ground search offer some 'closure,' say Yukon chiefs

Researchers said this week that they identified 15 'potential' grave sites at the site of the Chooutla Indian Residential School in Carcross, Yukon. Indigenous leaders say the news was upsetting, but it's also a 'relief' to finally have more answers.

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Whitehorse's Alpine Bakery temporarily closing, owners blame nearby emergency shelter

The owners of the Alpine Bakery in Whitehorse say they're temporarily closing their downtown business because of issues related to the nearby emergency shelter.

Victoria Gold fined $95K for violating mining licences in Yukon

The Victoria Gold Corp. has been fined $95,000 after pleading guilty to violating some of its licence conditions at the Eagle gold mine near Mayo, Yukon.

Dawson City, Yukon's fire department marks 125 years of protecting the community

Dawson City's fire department was established in 1898 after a major fire burned down half of the town. The department has been serving the community ever since, and is celebrating its 125th birthday this year.


In the new season of Someone Knows Something, David Ridgen seeks justice for Angel Carlick, a vibrant youth worker who was killed at 18 years old in the Yukon, Canada. Join David as he works alongside Angel’s community in the search for answers behind the tragic murder.

A conversation with David Ridgen about the Angel Carlick case

In the latest season of the award-winning investigative podcast Someone Knows Something, David Ridgen seeks answers and justice for teen Angel Carlick, whose tragic 2007 murder in Whitehorse, Yukon remains unsolved.

Small plane makes unexpected landing on Alaska Highway in the Yukon

Adam Skrutkowski of Teslin, Yukon, didn't expect to see a small plane parked at a remote Alaska Highway rest stop. The owners of the plane had apparently landed because of smoke and poor visibility.

Permafrost slump near Alaska Highway in Yukon eats up 13 more metres of land

The slump is so close to the Alaska Highway, the Yukon government is moving the road, creating a new section that will help protect the only year-round road linking parts of the Yukon, and the U.S. state of Alaska, to the rest of the continent. 

Ground search finds 15 'potential' grave sites at former Yukon residential school site

A search done this summer involving ground-penetrating radar at a former residential school site in Carcross, Yukon, has found 15 "anomalies" that researchers say are potential grave sites.

Bikes vs. backlash: Whitehorse city council votes to slash speed limit on key street

Some critics want the City of Whitehorse to pump the brakes on its latest bike lane project.

Wildland firefighters in many parts of Canada struggle to get compensated for serious illness

Wildland firefighters put their lives on the line to contain fires and save communities, infrastructure and ecosystems. But if they develop life-threatening illnesses associated with smoke exposure, many aren’t eligible for the same presumptive compensation available to their urban colleagues.

Yukon union alleges documents shredded in response to ATIPP, gov't denies wrongdoing

The Yukon Employees’ Union (YEU) is accusing the territorial government’s Public Service Commission of shredding documents in response to an access-to-information request. The terriotry, however, says that’s not true and the documents in question couldn't have been legally shared.

How the Yukon humane society made finding fur-ever homes easier

The number of shelter animals finding forever homes in Whitehorse is on the rise after changes were made to make the adoption process more informal and conversation-based, according to Humane Society Yukon.

Crown ordered to pay after making legal errors, racist statements during Yukon sexual assault trial

Yukon Supreme Court Justice Karen Wenckebach ruled in a decision last month that the Crown’s conduct during the 2022 trial of Rudra Amin was unacceptable and the granting of costs — rare in criminal cases — was warranted.

Some chronic medical treatment no longer available in Dawson City, Yukon

The Yukon Government recently notified Dawson City residents living with chronic medical conditions that they will now have to travel to Whitehorse for certain treatments.

Warrior Walkers begin their journey from Dawson City, Yukon, to Whitehorse

The Warrior Walkers are walking from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse to honour the lost children and survivors of the residential and day school systems. The group left Dawson City on Sunday and plans to arrive in Whitehorse on Sept. 30, the national day of truth and reconciliation.

Outhouse closures create a crappy situation for travellers on Yukon highway

The Yukon Government has closed three public outhouses along the North Klondike Highway. One unhappy resident calls the facilities 'one of the basic needs in society.'

CBC North is now on TikTok

CBC North is now on TikTok and social editor Carson Asmundson says the broadcaster wants to continue sharing your videos and photos of the North.

Yukon premier says feds never briefed him on India allegations

Yukon Premier Ranj Pillai says he wasn't alerted to any potential diplomatic tensions between Canada and India before he arrived in New Delhi on a territorial trade mission earlier this week.

Staffer at Yukon government-contracted NGO charged with sexual assault

A Whitehorse man has been charged with sexual assault in connection with his work at a non-governmental organization (NGO) that's contracted by the territorial government.

Where you can see the 2023 Canadian North Arctic Comedy Festival

The Canadian North Arctic Comedy Festival is bringing shows to communities in the Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut and Nunavik.

Whitehorse protest, counter-protest over LGBTQ rights in schools draw hundreds

A few dozen people gathered in front of the Yukon legislature on Wednesday afternoon holding signs reading such things as 'Leave our kids alone,' while several hundred gathered amid rainbow flags on the sidewalk opposite as part of a counter-demonstration.

Neighbour frustrated by years-long project to clean up Whitehorse property

Officials with the City of Whitehorse say they're nearing the final cleanup of a polluted site in Porter Creek, but Kimpton Gagnon, who lives nearby, is running out of patience.