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Whitehorse shelter to be run by Council of Yukon First Nations, Connective

The Whitehorse Emergency Shelter will be under new management as of the start of next month.A partnership between the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Connective, formerly known as the John Howard Society,...

New Whitehorse mixed-use building with affordable rental units opens

A new mixed-use building with 45 rental units, meant to provide vulnerable people and people with disabilities a safe and affordable living space, was officially opened Wednesday in Whitehorse.The rental units at the Cornerstone Community Building,...

Yukon Quest 300 racecourse changed over COVID-19 restrictions

The Yukon Quest is making a return on the Canadian side this year but the Yukon Quest 300 racecourse is changing because of COVID-19 restrictions.This year's 483-kilometre (300-mile) race will start in Whitehorse and follow the...

The ice grizzlies of Yukon: Photographer captures stunning photos of bears in the wild

An award-winning Yukon photographer is capturing a phenomenon he's calling the ice grizzlies.For the last two years, Peter Mather has been using remote camera traps, capturing photos of grizzlies fishing for salmon in southwestern Yukon,...

'Matriarchs of the community': Teslin elders become Yukon's latest community officers

The community of Teslin, Yukon, has become the latest First Nation to create community safety officers.Two sisters who grew up in the community, Joyce Douville and Margaret Douville, will be filling the roles. Their job is to be the "eyes and...

Whitehorse airport's secondary runway to get extended and upgraded

The secondary runway at the Eric Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport will be extended and get some upgrades next year. The improvements will allow the secondary runway to have large passenger planes use it when...

Dawson City will soon harness the midnight sun

Dawson City will soon be generating renewable energy with its new solar power project.  The new solar array will generate 280-megawatt hours annually, enough to power upward of 25 households all year. "Everybody sees this...

Debris washing down Yukon River disables Dawson City ferry

The George Black Ferry in Dawson City, Yukon, is out of service for a few days thanks to some debris being washed down the swollen river. A Yukon government spokesperson says a log did some...

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