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From chief medical officer to Liberal MP: Brendan Hanley wins in Yukon

Brendan Hanley, who guided Yukon's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as the territory's chief medical officer of health, will now head to Ottawa as the territory's Liberal MP."This is a win for the Liberal...

Yukon woman facing long rehab after coma urges everyone to get COVID-19 vaccine

A Yukon woman who spent weeks fighting for her life against COVID-19 is encouraging others to do what she did not: get vaccinated.Lisa Anderson, 40, spent weeks in a coma and regained consciousness just a couple of...

COVID-19 restrictions could be lifted next month, Yukon premier says

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says the territory is "getting to a better place," in its fight against COVID-19, and is on track to lift public health restrictions as early as next month.Some restrictions are being...

'It's overwhelming': Yukoners struggle to save homes from flood water

Yukoner Florian Lemphers has been watching the water creep ever closer to his home over the last two weeks. A five-foot tall fence on the outer edge of his Shallow Bay property is now...

Yukon government, First Nations agree to separate school board, Indigenous-led schools

The Yukon government has agreed to establish a separate school board for First Nations, paving the way for schools geared specifically toward Indigenous students in the territory.The First Nation School Board Framework Agreement, signed by...

By the numbers: Most Yukoners voted for the status quo, but it's not what they'll get

Yukon's political landscape has shifted this week — though it's still not quite clear in what way, and by how much.But unofficial results from Monday's election show that Yukoners in a majority of ridings were largely satisfied with...

CBC projects minority government in Yukon election, winner too close to call

CBC News is projecting a minority government in Yukon, but the final seat count is still too close to call and may not be decided for several days. The results were extraordinarily close throughout Monday...

5 ridings to watch in the Yukon election

Monday's Yukon election is bound to be interesting, if only because the outcome is still too difficult to predict — there's been no clear front-runner through the campaign, nor has there been any central issue...

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