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'Van life' is trending, but for some Yukoners it's a final resort amid housing crisis

If you look up the hashtag 'van life' on social media platform TikTok, you'll join about 4.8 billion others who are looking at videos of beautiful, shiny vans with macrame plant holders and fairy lights.It's a...

Masking, self-isolation set to end in Yukon as vaccination rate approaches 80 per cent

In just two weeks, the Yukon government will ease major COVID-19 restrictions.No more masks will be required in public spaces, and no one will need to self-isolate when they come into the territory  —...

Yukon Party members apologize after sending crude messages about premier, NDP leader

Yukon Party Leader Currie Dixon is apologizing after crude text messages written by members of his party about Premier Sandy Silver and NDP Leader Kate White emerged over the weekend.The premier's office sent screenshots of the...

Former Liberal MLA campaigns for Yukon NDP, blasts former party for 'inaction' on addictions

The once-Liberal MLA for Mayo-Tatchun was back on the campaign trail this week — this time urging his constituents to vote against his former party and get behind the NDP instead.It was just one month ago when...

Yukon NDP reveals platform with 'bold vision for the future'

The Yukon NDP have dropped an 81-page platform that has big promises and hopes for the future of the territory.It outlines 129 "problems" the territory faces, each partnered with a solution that the party has for...

Yukon will take temporary custody of up to 20 inmates from Nunavut

The Yukon government will temporarily take custody of up to 20 inmates from Nunavut. The Department of Justice confirmed to CBC that it is working with the Nunavut government to take in the inmates, after a...

Yukon's new gender-affirming care policy is most comprehensive in Canada, experts say

Yukon's new gender-affirming care policy the most comprehensive of its kind in Canada, according to experts.The new policy, from Yukon's Insured Health and Hearing Services, has expanded health care insurance coverage to include a...

Yukon budget projects $12.7M deficit, 'record-breaking' capital spending 

Premier and Finance Minister Sandy Silver says the deficit in this year's budget is 'entirely the result of economic and social supports as well as health services for Yukoners in response to the...

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