Paul Tukker

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Her body was found in a Whitehorse dump 55 years ago. The family still wants answers

The last time Tootsie Jimmy-Charlie was seen alive, as far as anybody knows, was on March 17, 1967, when she was released from the Whitehorse jail.  Nine weeks later, her body was found by a...

YouTuber agrees to dismantle his backwoods Yukon cabin after court action

A self-styled backwoods guru has agreed to dismantle the remote — and unauthorized — off-grid log cabin in Yukon that he built, lived in and boasted about on his YouTube channel.Matthew (Matty) Clarke has also agreed to post a new...

Documentary filmmakers find themselves in middle of Yukon's busiest wildfire season in years

It could have been a film solely about the quiet solitude of the fire tower attendant, keeping peaceful watch over a tranquil expanse of northern wilderness.But Whitehorse-based documentarians Emily Sheff and Tova Krentzman have instead found...

'Dreaming Roots' stage show premieres, wows Whitehorse audiences

Joy O'Brien says she wasn't quite sure what to expect when she managed to secure a ticket to Dreaming Roots.The multi-media stage show had just premiered in Whitehorse on the weekend, and O'Brien had heard...

Consultation with First Nation over mining project was 'reasonable,' Yukon government tells court

The Yukon government says it fulfilled its duty to consult an affected First Nation before approving a mineral exploration project near Mayo, last year.And government lawyers argued in Yukon Supreme Court this week that a...

First Nation takes Yukon gov't to court over 'fundamentally flawed' consultations

A Yukon First Nation is in court this week, arguing that the territorial government "utterly, utterly" ignored its duty to consult the First Nation's citizens before approving a mineral exploration project last year.And according to the...

Housing and homelessness in Yukon the focus of auditor general's latest report

Housing and homelessness in Yukon will be the focus of a new report from Canada's auditor general, to be released on Wednesday.The audit report will look at what the Yukon government is doing to provide...

Yukon Quest heads for international divorce in dispute over dog care

After a nearly 40-year union, they're calling it quits — citing some irreconcilable differences.The Yukon Quest international sled dog race appears to have reached the end of the trail, as the race's two governing boards —...

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