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BC Local News
Whitehorse’s new Salvation Army building to open in fall"These are things that we're working on right now but don't have any hard and f
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
"These are things that we're working on right now but don't have any hard and fast numbers." At the time the project was announced, the Yukon government said it would be contributing $10.2 million. That was all spent on construction, Livin... Read more
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Survey opens on Yukon’s pot plansa motion in the Yukon Legislative Assembly calling on the government to develop
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
a motion in the Yukon Legislative Assembly calling on the government to develop post-incident drug and alcohol testing for Yukon government employees involved in serious workplace incidents. The motion was not discussed last sitting. The... Read more
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BC Local News
Dawson’s arts school gets minimum number of students it needs to runbranch of the Department of Education. Last year more than $500,000 of the scho
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
branch of the Department of Education. Last year more than $500,000 of the school's $550,000 in revenue came from the Yukon government. Bartlette said the government money is not linked to the number of students enrolled in the... Read more
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Yukon government gauges interest in Alaska fibre optic loopThe Yukon government wants to know if there's a company ready, willing and able
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
The Yukon government wants to know if there's a company ready, willing and able to build and operate a fibre optic line between Whitehorse and Skagway, AK. In an expression of interest issued July 25, the government is asking companies to lay out... Read more
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BC Local News
Sale of Kotaneelee wells by Apache should not affect abandonmentand assumed responsibility for them. The fourth well — the now infamous L38— w
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
and assumed responsibility for them. The fourth well — the now infamous L38— was found to be the responsibility of the Yukon government, because EFLO was the sole shareholder. The abandonment of this single well is slated to cost taxpayers... Read more
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BC Local News
Yukon sends more firefighters to B.C.Columbia last week. WFM has also sent down 40 pumps to assist in the firefighti
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
Columbia last week. WFM has also sent down 40 pumps to assist in the firefighting effort, and earlier this month, the Yukon Government donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to aid with the relief efforts for residents displaced by the... Read more
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BC Local News
Not a chance name change will affect $2.2 billion lawsuit against YG, company formerly known as Northern Cross saysthe Yukon-based oil company from Northern Cross to Chance Oil and Gas will not
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
the Yukon-based oil company from Northern Cross to Chance Oil and Gas will not impact its $2.2 billion lawsuit against the Yukon government, the company says. The suit, launched April 4, is over what Chance calls a moratorium on fracking in the... Read more
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Contaminated soil at F.H. Collins now tops 900 cubic metreslist provided by the Yukon's Department of Highways and Public Works lists 17 u
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
list provided by the Yukon's Department of Highways and Public Works lists 17 underground fuel tanks still installed at Yukon government buildings. The old F.H. Collins system, where the surprise pinholes were discovered, was built in the... Read more
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Researchers asking Yukoners for input on food policycommunities. Some communities have been looking into food security and planning
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
communities. Some communities have been looking into food security and planning a way forward, said Pratt. Last year the Yukon government released its food policy, which focuses mainly on increasing local growing and local food production, she... Read more
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Yukon Muslim Society plans Whitehorse mosqueThere will be a mosque in Whitehorse in the near future. This week the Yukon g
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
There will be a mosque in Whitehorse in the near future. This week the Yukon government announced it's giving $75,000 to the Yukon Muslim Society through community development funding. The funding is to help convert the old Canadian Freightway... Read more
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BC Local News
Low traffic: Yukon Rideshare sees limited use since 2016 launchmore than a year after it was launched. According to statistics from the City
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
more than a year after it was launched. According to statistics from the City of Whitehorse, which partnered with the Yukon government to launch the program, 741 people have signed up for Yukon Rideshare since April 2016 but accounts are... Read more
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Yukon sending money, firefighting equipment to wildfire-stricken British Columbiaequipment down to British Columbia to aid the province in its fight against wil
BC Local News / Posted 28 days ago
equipment down to British Columbia to aid the province in its fight against wildfires raging across the Interior. The Yukon government will donate $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, which is supporting tens of thousands of B.C. residents... Read more
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Pilots object to proposal to close five Yukon airstripshe hopes he will never have to use. "The cost of maintaining basic flat clear a
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
he hopes he will never have to use. "The cost of maintaining basic flat clear areas for airplanes to use is no different," he said. The review also considered whether all Yukon government airports and aerodromes need to be managed by the governm... Read more

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