Yukon Newswire (Page 6)

Yukon Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yukon. (Page 6)

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  1. Advocates for mental health, Indigenous rights, and environment among ...Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | National Post

    ... university, where students have access to a range of tools and technical resources. Across the country in Whitehorse, Yukon, Teagyn Vallevand, 21, has been making waves with her organization, Youth for Lateral Kindness . With her business partner, ...

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  2. Tiny house project proposed for downtown WhitehorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | CBC News

    ... Community Project" was started when Blood Ties Four Directions built one tiny house, in 2012. It was named after the Yukon NDP MLA who died in a traffic accident in July 2011. That house was on a private, undeveloped downtown lot, but had to be ...

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  3. Women's groups say Whitehorse taxis unsafe, need tougher rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | CBC News

    Collyn Lovelace of the Yukon Women's Coalition, Sarah Murphy of the Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre and Elaine Michaud from Les EssentiElles presented a list of recommendations to city council on Monday, along with a stack of letters from concerned citizens. Representatives of several local women's organizations appeared before council to make some recommendations.

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  4. Calgary photographer captures the northern lights from cockpit of Aurora 360 flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CTV

    A professional photographer from Calgary made the pilgrimage to the Yukon to get a unique view of the Aurora Borealis high above the Arctic Circle. Last week, an Air North Boeing 737 aircraft departed Whitehorse, Yukon at midnight for the Aurora 360 flight to lights.

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  5. Arsonist receives two years in jail for Windermere condo fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CBC News

    Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton since 2000. She has worked as a host, reporter, news reader and producer for CBC.

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  6. Whitehorse is more than just Knute Johnsgaard's birthplaceRookie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CBC News

    ... what he says is "one of the world's last true wilderness areas." The first-time Olympian credits his explorations and Yukon's warm and supportive people for helping him achieve his spot on the national cross-country ski team. The wilderness shaped ...

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  7. Supreme Court to rule on Peel watershed dispute between First Nations, Yukon governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CBC News

    An independent commission came up with a recommended land use plan for Yukon's pristine Peel watershed region in 2011. The territorial government then came up with its own plan, which would have opened more of the region to development.

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  8. Protesters urge Alberta government to keep fertility services at Lois Hole HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | CBC News

    Protesters gathered outside the legislature Thursday to call on Alberta Health Services to reverse its decision to stop providing non-insured fertility services at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton since 2000.

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  9. Whistler freestyle skiers dominate in Yukon competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Madison Publishing

    Representing Team BC, Smart won the men's slopestyle ski finals event during the Canadian Open Tour stop in Whitehorse, YT on Saturday . The season-opening win comes following the Whistler Blackcomb Freestyle Ski Club alum's overall win at last season's Junior National Championships.

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  10. Two inmates at Edmonton Remand taken to hospital with possible drug overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | CBC News

    Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton since 2000. She has worked as a host, reporter, news reader and producer for CBC.

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  11. Future of Edmonton's 'Accidental Beach' up for discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | CBC News

    Edmontonians flocked to the beach created by a change in current in the North Saskatchewan River due to LRT bridge construction last summer. Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton since 2000.

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  12. What happens if the MMIWG inquiry misses its 2018 deadline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | MacLeans

    The MMIWG inquiry will likely miss the November 2018 deadline for its final report, faced with the same challenges as similar investigations Chief Commissioner Marion Buller gives her closing remarks following the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Whitehorse, Yukon, on Thursday, June 1, 2017. In March 2017, Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario hosted a family gathering for families of missing and murdered a community centre, dozens of family members from across the country sat in a circle, sharing ceremony and stories of lost loved ones for three days.

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  13. Alex Harvey Skis to Fourth in World Cup ManhuntRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Alex Harvey will leave the season-opening World Cup weekend without a medal around his neck, but it was certainly mission accomplished for the leader of the Canadian cross-country ski squad following a fourth-place finish on Sunday in Ruka, Finland. Starting in 12th 83 seconds behind the leaders - based on results from the opening two days of racing in the Ruka Triple mini-tour - Harvey was on a mission to hunt down precious spots on the leaderboard, and ultimately secure a place on the podium, in the 15-kilomtre skate-skiing pursuit race.

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  14. Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw Pull Each Other into the Points at World Cup in FinlandRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Canada's Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw skied their way into the elite group of 30 in the men's 15-kilometre classic-ski individual start race at the World Cup in Ruka, Finland on Saturday. Building on a solid effort in Friday's sprint race, the 29-year-old Harvey climbed his way into 13th place while the three-time Olympian Kerhsaw fought his way into 26th.

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  15. Bjoergen claims 111th World Cup; Canada's Harvey and Kershaw push into top 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Canada's Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw skied their way into the elite group of 30 in the men's 15-kilometre classic-ski individual start race at the World Cup on Saturday. Building on a solid effort in Friday's sprint race, the 29-year-old Harvey climbed his way into 13th place while the three-time Olympian Kerhsaw fought his way into 26th.

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  16. Alex Harvey Content in 21st at World Cup Cross-Country Ski Opener in FinlandRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    It may not have been the result Alex Harvey was looking for finishing in 21st place, but the top Canadian cross-country skier is exactly where he wants to be heading into the critical Olypmic season following a solid effort at the season-opening World Cup classic-ski sprint race in Ruka, Finland on Friday. advanced into the head-to-head heats with the top-30 qualifiers after posting the 13th fastest time through the fresh snow covering the 1.4-kilometre sprint course.

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  17. City considers raising fare, reducing service on airport busRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | CBC News

    Nola Keeler is an award-winning journalist who has worked with CBC in Whitehorse, Yukon and Edmonton since 2000. She has worked as a host, reporter, news reader and producer for CBC.

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  18. Yukon rolls out world-first - labels warning alcohol can cause cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Canada.com

    In the first experiment of its kind in the world, Yukon introduced warning labels on alcohol bottles this week detailing drinking's cancer risk But Erin Hobin armed herself with a sticker gun and did just that for five hours this past weekend, helping Yukon usher in what she calls the first experiment of its kind in the world, one that could ultimately change how all Canadians view a popular habit. As of Monday, bottles of liquor, wine and other alcohol in the territory's stores now include large stickers advising that drinking can cause breast and colon cancer, and indicating "safe" consumption levels.

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  19. 'Alcohol can cause cancer': Yukon adds warning labels to liquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | GlobalNews

    These labels have been affixed to liquor bottles at the Whitehorse liquor store to warn drinkers of the potential harm. In a new initiative, the Yukon government has partnered with researchers to take on excessive alcohol consumption by warning drinkers that the substance can cause cancer - specifically colon and breast cancers.

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  20. Looking Back: November 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Highway, the completion of which was formally celebrated yesterday in excercises on Soldier's Summit on the Alaska-Yukon boundary. There were spring thaws, glacier streams and winter snows. But these were not so discouraging as the old-timers, ...

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