Chris MacIntyre

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White River First Nation's solar project aims to reduce reliance on diesel power

One of the smallest First Nations in the Yukon is making a big move toward offsetting diesel emissions in the community of Beaver Creek. ATCO Electric Yukon and White River First Nation have signed an electricity...

Yukon NDP says government falling short on promise to support rural Yukoners travelling for medical care

Yukon NDP health critic Annie Blake is among Yukoners calling on the territorial government for better aftercare plans for patients who travel for medical care. Blake said that during the 2021 election, one of the current government's...

Association of Yukon Communities urges better aftercare for patients who travel for medical care

The Association of Yukon Communities is urging the Yukon Government to review and change current patient discharge policies to accommodate rural Yukoners who are medevaced to the Whitehorse General Hospital.The association's president Ted Laking said...

No emergency backup generator at Faro's airport has worker demanding a solution

Faro's airport operator Michel Dupont is calling on the Yukon Government to fix or replace the emergency backup generator at the town's airport.Dupont said the airport has been operating without any backup power for close...

Xplornet's internet service for Yukoners extended until September 2023

Xplornet customers in the Yukon will keep their internet service for longer than expected, but they'll still need to switch to a new provider after September of next year.On Thursday, Yukon Liberal MP Brendan...

Yukon First Nation youth gets her art mailed across Canada

For an artist to have their work on display in their community is a big deal.But to have their work displayed throughout the country is a whole other sense of accomplishment.That is exactly how 18-year-old Lara Bode...

Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin soldiers honoured at annual event in Dawson City

About thirty people gathered on Tuesday for a small ceremony honouring indigenous soldiers and veterans at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre in Dawson City, Yukon.The event is organized every Nov. 8 to mark Indigenous Veterans Day."I don't think...

Dispatching Car 867: Yukon pilot project pairs mental health nurse with RCMP for some emergency calls

The Yukon Government and the Whitehorse RCMP have teamed up to help support individuals experiencing mental health emergencies.The partnership comes in the form of a new mobile crisis response team called Car 867.The team has...

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