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Worker feels 'very vulnerable' as Yukon vaccine mandate doesn't apply to daycare workers

Sarah Thompson works at Little Hands Childcare Centre in Whitehorse, and she says she often worries about bringing COVID-19 back home to her grandmother. Early childhood educators like Thompson are in constant contact with unvaccinated...

Yukon front-line workers say they're exhausted as pandemic approaches 2nd anniversary

At this point in the pandemic, Whitehorse-based early childhood educator Sara Thompson says she feels underappreciated.She thinks she's been "left behind" and feels the government hasn't recognized that daycare workers are facing the same...

Teachers, parents express concern about Yukon's new COVID-19 monitoring strategy in schools

Some parents and teachers in Yukon are concerned about the territorial government's new method to handle COVID-19 cases in schools. It's also sparked criticism from the Yukon NDP.In an email sent to parents late on Wednesday...

Yukoners with long COVID-19 are struggling. Now, some want the government to take action

When Mark Rutledge first contracted COVID-19 in June 2021, his symptoms were very mild.He had received his second dose of the vaccine a few months earlier, and he assumed he would soon be back...

Yukon clockmaker's rare skills in demand across continent

Stephen Carter knows the importance of accuracy.When he's repairing a clock, he always makes sure all its parts are oiled and every gear fits perfectly together. "Clocks have to be perfect all the time —...

Amazon brings Whitehorse, Yellowknife 5-day delivery, but no service for small communities

Several Whitehorse residents say Amazon deliveries almost always take a few weeks to arrive, but the company is promising to bring shipping times to Yellowknife and Whitehorse down to around five days.The previous average...

Yukon's greenhouse gas emissions increased 24% in past decade, report finds

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about...

Yukon gov't announces new funding for businesses, NGOs affected by COVID-19 restrictions

The Yukon government is creating two new COVID-19 relief programs for businesses and NGOs affected by the latest public health measures, including a program to help offset the cost of new equipment to check proof...

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