Sissi De Flaviis


Sissi De Flaviis is a Venezuelan-born reporter/editor for CBC News in Whitehorse, Yukon. She previously worked at CBC Ottawa. Contact her at

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Kwanlin Dün First Nation opens new community hub, the Kashgêk' building

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation officially opened its new community hub, the Kashgêk’ building, on Friday.

Arctic Sports could be included in the 2027 Canada Winter Games

The Canada Winter Games could include Arctic Sports like the high kick and the knuckle hop — that’s if Whitehorse is chosen as the Games’ next host city.

Midwifery expansion prompts shift in focus for Yukon advocacy group

The Yukon Association for Birth Choices (YABC) spent 22 years advocating for a midwifery program in the territory, says Rosemary Oslund, the association's co-president. Part of their vision has now been achieved.

Fire on 6th Avenue closes intersection in downtown Whitehorse

Whitehorse deputy fire chief Jason Wolsky says crews are investigating what caused the fire at 604 Main St.

'You have to look after your own health': Yukon seniors encouraged to keep active at Whitehorse event

The City of Whitehorse and Yukon's ElderActive Recreation Association hosted a day full of events to mark International Day of Older Persons at the Canada Games Centre.

Whitehorse crosswalks mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Ta'an Kwäch'än Council, Council of Yukon First Nations, and the City of Whitehorse formally unveil Whitehorse's new crosswalks to reflect on and remember the traumatic legacy of residential schools.

City of Whitehorse says yes to bidding for the 2027 Canada Winter Games

After a two-hour discussion, the City of Whitehorse voted to support a bid to co-host the Canada Winter Games in 2027 with the Yukon Government.

Mount Lorne harvest market reaches full capacity in first event with no public health restrictions

For the first time since the pandemic, the Lorne Mountain Community Association hosted its first unrestricted harvest market on Saturday at Mt. Lorne Community Centre on Annie Lake Road.

Traditional moosehide tanning skills passed on in Whitehorse workshop

It's an important tradition to maintain the culture, but only a few know how to do it.  That's why Margaret Douville, originally from Teslin, Yukon, wants to share the knowledge with other people.

'We should all dress fancy': Whitehorse residents remember late Queen Elizabeth II

Whitehorse residents came to remember the late Queen Elizabeth II Monday morning at the Jim Smith Building.