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'They're all my favourites': Yukon bylaw officer takes selfies with animals he picks up

Dogcatchers typically tend to shun the limelight, but a bylaw officer in Dawson City, Yukon, is getting a lot of attention for his Instagram feed of selfies taken with the animals he nabs. "I just...

40 years after their dad's tragic death in Yukon, 2 siblings finds joy in his memory

Nitasha Likhani and Michael Wick grew up not knowing much about their dad, or his life in Yukon.Gary Wick moved to Whitehorse from Edmonton in 1975. A talented butcher and musician, he quickly made...

Yukon emergency officials brace for possible spring floods

Yukon emergency officials are taking stock of their supplies of sandbags, water dams and other things they might need to deal with possible flooding and high water in the territory. Southern Yukon saw an unusually...

These climbers hope to be the 1st all-women group to take on one of Canada's tallest mountains

Two climbers are doing whatever it takes to achieve their goal of climbing one of the highest mountains in Canada — even if that means having to isolate in Whitehorse for two weeks before...

Panel recommends 'bold, transformative' overhaul of Yukon mining industry

Yukon's mining regime needs a major overhaul, according to the final report from an independent panel appointed by the territorial government.The Yukon Mineral Development Strategy report was released on Thursday, and it includes 95...

Canadian side of Chilkoot Trail to open this season, but don't expect the same experience: Parks Canada

The Canadian portion of the Chilkoot Trail will reopen this season, and starting April 27, visitors can start booking their hiking itinerary by phone for trips on or after June 1, according to a...

This year's Yukon River Chinook salmon run will likely be small, according to forecast

The 2021 Yukon River Chinook salmon run will likely be a small one, according to pre-season forecasts. Officials on both sides of the border are concerned that the run will once again fail to...

Election tie confirmed in Yukon's Vuntut Gwitchin riding, recount to follow

It's official — there was a tie in Monday's Yukon general election in the Vuntut Gwtichin riding. A judicial recount, and possible draw for the winner, will now follow sometime in the next few days.On Thursday, Elections Yukon...

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