'He always had time for you': Remembering 4-term Whitehorse councillor Dave Austin


Former four-term Whitehorse city councillor Dave Austin is being remembered as a hardworking representative who always had time for people.

“He was the kind of person that if you were, say, a visitor coming from somewhere else, he’d take the time to talk to you and talk about our town, about the Yukon and the people that were here. And he was always positive,” said former mayor Bev Buckway who served on council with Austin.

“That stands out to me a lot … He’ll be really missed.”

Austin served on city council from 2000 to 2012. He died on July 11 from a neurological disease. He was 79. He is survived by his

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