Chris MacIntyre

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Circus school comes to Whitehorse

The circus has arrived in Whitehorse. Sort of.Every Sunday afternoon in October, a group of up to 15 people gather to take part in the Yukon's first circus school for adults. Circus Sundays is organized...

COVID-19 case identified at Whitehorse elementary school, new exposures issued

A second person linked to a class at Whitehorse Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter from public health officials in Yukon on Saturday. Yukon Communicable Disease Control said the...

Yukon mother calling on territory to cover 'miracle' cystic fibrosis drug

A Yukon mother is calling on the territorial government to cover the cost of a groundbreaking drug for people with cystic fibrosis that she hopes would improve her son's life.Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Quebec...

New takeout venue offers authentic Filipino dishes in Dawson City, Yukon

A pair of residents in Dawson City, Yukon have taken their love for sharing Filipino food to the next level.  Rommel Verdeflor and his sister-in-law Anafe Evalarosa launched a takeout food spot called Taste of Pinoy...

Frustration mounts in Keno City as gov't set to close waste transfer station

Keno City, Yukon, is about to lose its waste transfer station — and local residents say they're feeling abandoned by the territorial government.At a community meeting last week, local residents were told by Community...

Opening postponed for Yukon's 1st supervised consumption site

The Yukon's first supervised consumption site won't open on Tuesday, as originally expected. The site in Whitehorse will provide a safe and hygienic environment for people to use drugs under the supervision of qualified...

Yukoner becomes president of Canadian Medical Association

The Canadian Medical Association has a new president.And she's a Yukoner. Dr. Katharine Smart took over as president of the organization last week after spending a year as president-elect.  "It was a chance to really...

Updated Fort Selkirk management plan signed by community leaders

An updated management plan that protects Yukon's historic Huchá Hudän/Fort Selkirk site has been signed.  Selkirk First Nation members, Yukon First Nation leaders and Yukon government representatives gathered for a ceremony Friday to sign the third...

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