Yukon Newswire (Page 5)

Yukon Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yukon. (Page 5)

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  1. Indigenous people need 'culturally appropriate' health care, say Whitehorse conference delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | CBC News

    ... sanitized walls where you stay in a box with people you don't know - is that truly the best healing place?" she asked. Yukon has a First Nation Health Program which can help provide transport to and from communities, inform family members of ...

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  2. Yukoner off to Abu Dhabi for WorldSkills CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | CBC News

    Whitehorse's David Lister poses with Larry Bagnell , federal MP for the Yukon, and Tracy-Anne McPhee , Yukon's minister of justice and education. "I really like rocket engines," said Lister.

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  3. Looking back: September 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... w highway construction begins at Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, winds through the wilderness into Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada and then to Fairbanks, Alaska. This military supply route connects with railroad and highway systems.

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  4. 49 Voices: Jay Stange of AnchorageRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | APRN

    STANGE: I was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and I was adopted by a family that brought me to Alaska. I grew up in Juneau and then came to Spenard in 1975 when I was nine and went to Woodland Park Elementary, which is a close school that's just down the street from my house right now.

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  5. B.C. man dead after shooting near Alaska HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Wednesday night. One person was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. (Jesse Winter/ Yukon News) Whitehorse RCMP investigate the scene of a shooting in the Porter Creek neighbourhood Wednesday night. One person was taken to ...

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  6. Whitehorse shooting victim dead of injuries, police investigating as homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | CBC News

    RCMP held a media briefing outside the Whitehorse detachment on Thursday afternoon following a shooting Wednesday that left one person dead. Yukon RCMP say the victim of a shooting Wednesday night in Whitehorse has died of his injuries, and the case is now being treated as a homicide.

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  7. Whitehorse had growing pains in 1901Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... was only a year old, although back then, they referred to the town as White Horse. This newspaper is housed at the Yukon Archives and is stored in a specially constructed storage box. Its dimensions are smaller than today's newspapers. It had been ...

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  8. Man shot in Whitehorse: Police seek driver of red pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | CBC News

    An RCMP officer on the scene across the street from Goody's Gas Convenience in Whitehorse at the corner of the Alaska Highway and Wann Road. Police used social media Wednesday night to seek information about a red pickup truck.

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  9. Southeast in Sepia: The first aeroplanes in SkagwayRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Gulch above White Pass City. The plane landed in Whitehorse at four forty five The flyer followed the White Pass and Yukon Route almost all the way as he flew over every station along the route." "At a little before five o'clock two more of the ...

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  10. 5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near the Yukon, B.C., Alaska border SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | CBC News

    The 5.1-magnitude quake struck near the border between Yukon, B.C., and Alaska Saturday afternoon, Earthquakes Canada reports. A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the border between Yukon, B.C., and Alaska Saturday afternoon, Earthquakes Canada reports.

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  11. Bring back postal banking, northern food mail program, union tells Canada PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | CBC News

    As chartered banks abandon small communities around the country, some say it's time for Canada Post to step up and take on the role. "It's an issue for the communities here in the North," Linda Lefrancois, president of the Yellowknife local for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, said Thursday as Canada Post held its annual public meeting in Yellowknife for the first time.

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  12. 'Grow a spine,' Canadian taxpayers group counsels Yukon premierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | CBC News

    The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says Yukon Premier Sandy Silver should look at cutting the cost of the civil service rather than raising taxes to deal with looming deficits. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says Yukon Premier and Finance Minister Sandy Silver should find a way to trim civil service spending, noting the size of the government's workforce and associated costs make up about half of the Yukon's annual operations and maintenance budget.

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  13. Two UBC students hitchhike across Canada, spending a total of $10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | 680News

    ... said they set a budget of $150 each for their 42 days on the road this summer. They spent the $9.99 for groceries in Yukon near the start of their trip. The coast-to-coast journey exposed them to grizzlies, moose, bison and the diversity of Canada's ...

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  14. Across Canada on $10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Castanet.net

    ... said they set a budget of $150 each for their 42 days on the road this summer. They spent the $9.99 for groceries in Yukon near the start of their trip. The coast-to-coast journey exposed them to grizzlies, moose, bison and the diversity of Canada's ...

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  15. Inside the meltdown of Canada's MMIW inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | MacLeans

    The inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is crumbling amid defections, bureaucratic chaos and personal conflict. Inside the meltdown-and the desperate bid to turn things around.

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  16. Time running out on Mountain Standard Time in Alberta?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | CBC News

    Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton for the past 16 years. She has worked as a host, reporter, news reader and producer for CBC.

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  17. Fireweed Drills Wide High Grade Mineralization at Macmillan Pass...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | GlobeNewswire

    FIREWEED ZINC LTD. is pleased to announce the first drill results from its 2017 verification and step out drill program on the Macmillan Pass Project in Yukon, Canada.

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  18. Edmonton's funicular will be ready by winter, city saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | CBC News

    Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton for the past 16 years. She has worked as a host, reporter, news reader and producer for CBC.

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  19. Gas plants trial starts Monday for 2 top aides of former Ontario premier Dalton McGuintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | CBC News

    ... cost taxpayers. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arrives for a meeting of provincial premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Thursday, July, 21, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press) According to court documents, Livingston and Miller hired her partner, ...

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  20. Into the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The News-Review

    How can a picture convey the thrill of witnessing a mama grizzly rearing up? The awe of watching the magnificent, treacherous, Fraser River surge below an abandoned bridge in wild upwellings and whirlpools? The warm kiss of the sun, or the sweet aroma of drying fir needles? "Take lots of pictures," numerous people exclaimed when they heard of our plans to drive 2,000 miles up the Alaska-Canada Highway to White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada, raft four days in Kluane National Park, and afterwards return down the disconcertingly remote Cassiar Highway in early August. British Columbia and the Yukon are too vast, too wild, too inaccessible, to capture in a picture frame.

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