Leslie Amminson

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Indigenous youth from across Canada attend clean energy conference in Whitehorse

Young people from all over the country are in Whitehorse this week to take part in an Indigenous clean energy conference.The youth participants, aged 18 to 30, are visiting the Yukon through a program...

Whitehorse residents say no to hogs in their neighbourhood

Some residents of a Whitehorse subdivision are asking the city to change its zoning bylaw after their neighbours apparently expressed interest in adding pigs to their hobby farm.Sarah Johnson and Kevin Embacher, who live in...

Judge hears submissions in case of alleged breach of contract with Yukon propane company

Court proceedings have wrapped and now a Yukon judge must decide whether a Whitehorse helicopter company is on the hook for more than $18,000 for breaching a contract with its propane supplier.Super Save Propane sued...

Communication main focus of review into December power outages in the Yukon

Communications was the focus of a recent debrief following last month's power outages that affected several parts of the Yukon during an extreme cold snap.Residents in parts of Dawson City, Pelly Crossing, and Whitehorse...

Ranj Pillai, Yukon's new Liberal leader, sworn in as territory's 10th premier

Ranj Pillai, Yukon's new Liberal leader, has officially been sworn in as the territory's 10th premier.Pillai and his cabinet took the oath of office before Administrator of Yukon Adeline Webber during a public ceremony...

Propane company sues Yukon helicopter business over alleged breach of contract

A propane company in Yukon is suing a local helicopter company, claiming it breached a contract between them.Super Save Propane filed its statement of claim in the Small Claims Court of Yukon in December 2021....

Yukon renters look to start tenants' association

When Karen MacDonald and her young son were evicted in May, she was surprised to find there wasn't much she could do, and it was hard to find support.MacDonald said she'd lived in the Whitehorse...

How will Yukon shift recycling costs to producers? Details are coming together

The Yukon government is seeking public input on a new model that would put the responsibility of funding recycling programs on the corporations that produce waste in the territory.The model, called Extended Producer Responsibility...

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