Community leaders hope new signs will curb drug dealing in Carmacks


Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation has unveiled a pair of signs this past week to curb drug dealing in the Village of Carmacks. 

The community’s chief, Nicole Tom, said the goal of replacing similar signs that wore out and eventually disappeared is to raise awareness about a health crisis that is impacting the village and the rest of the Yukon. 

“We could see and identify there was a large issue happening,” Tom explained.

Tanya Silverfox, a Wolf clan councillor and the First Nation’s health and social director, said the signs were designed by a local youth named Roxy Baker, and they each have four elders pictured on them. One has been placed at each end

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