Meet the 3 people running to be Whitehorse's next mayor


Yukoners are going to the polls one more time this year — this time to vote for mayors and councillors. Municipal elections will be held in several communities on Oct. 21.

In Whitehorse, that means the city will soon have a new mayor for the first time in nearly a decade. Mayor Dan Curtis announced earlier this year that he would not seek a fourth term.

Three people are running to replace him. Two of them — Laura Cabott and Samson Hartland — are now city councillors, while the third candidate, Patti Balsillie, is new to politics.

All three mayoral candidates spoke to CBC about why they want to lead the city, and what their

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