Chris MacIntyre

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Keno City's waste transfer station set to close by end of September

The waste transfer system in one Yukon community is quickly coming to an end.Keno City, Yukon, which is made up of about 24 people, is to be one of four unincorporated communities slated to lose its waste transfer...

Added counsellor in Carmacks not much help to traumatized Faro, says Yukon MLA

Hiring a second counsellor in the Carmacks mental health hub to help residents of Faro, Yukon, deal with the lingering trauma of a shooting that took place six months ago isn't good enough, said the...

Early childhood learning program with a First Nations approach proving popular

An early learning childhood program developed with a First Nations approach in Yukon is proving to be very popular.The Early Years program helps Indigenous parents and caregivers navigate through the first five years of...

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...

Dawson City councillor 'saddened' by prospect of new arena in Whitehorse

A Dawson City councillor is expressing his concerns over conditions required for Whitehorse to host the 2027 Canada Winter Games.The bid committee that's hoping to bring the Games to Whitehorse says that for the city to...

As gov't contract nears end, Whitehorse's 'Housing First' Project management hope for renewal

It's been almost a year since the Yukon government handed over operations of it's 'Yukon First' project.The 16 unit building is located on Fifth Avenue and Wood Street in Whitehorse's downtown core. It provides...

Yukon's 911 system inadequate for those hard of hearing, speech impaired, says resident

It's been seven years since basic 911 was introduced in the Yukon, but some residents are still unable to effectively use the service.Gerard Tremblay, a Whitehorse resident who is hard of hearing, is unable to speak out...

Reporting fire emergencies in Yukon communities now easier with dispatch centre

If you build it, they will call.That's according to Warren Zakus, the owner of Dimension Tech Services. Zakus's company built Delta 1 Fire Dispatch centre a year and a half ago to improve fire dispatch services in...

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