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Yukon NDP questions $35 a day fee for hospital patients Yukon NDP health critic Jan Stick wants to know why long-term care patients stuck in acute care beds are being charged the $35-a-day fee charged at continuing care facilities.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solomon Uyarasuk inquest: Jury begins deliberations The six-member jury in the coroner's inquest in Igloolik, Nunavut, is now tasked with deciding whether to find the death a suicide or unclassified, meaning its not clear how Uyarasuk died.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solomon Uyarasuk inquest: Jury recommends reopening investigation The jury at a coroner's inquest in Igloolik is recommending the investigation into the death of Solomon Uyarasuk in RCMP cells be reopened.
CBC.ca | 11 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Advocates disappointed Yukon MP Ryan Leefs FASD bill dropped Michael McCann, the executive director of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Society of Yukon, says 'both the public and the government need to understand that its a disability.'
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
High arsenic levels found in some Yellowknife-area lakes Researchers checked arsenic levels in 100 lakes within a 30 kilometre radius of Giant mine, and found some were above the recommended limit for drinking water.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solomon Uyarasuk inquest: Cell block left unlocked for hours after death The third RCMP officer stationed in Igloolik the morning Solomon Uyarasuk died in the cell block says he left the officers who had arrested Uyarasuk alone at the detachment while he notified the man's family he was dead.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Christy's weather: Yukon cold to continue into the weekend CBC North meteorologist Christy Climenhaga has your forecast for Friday, Nov. 28.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
3 youth arrested in connection with Tuktoyaktuk Kitti Hall fire RCMP say three youth under the age of 18 have been arrested in connection with a fire Wednesday at Tuktoyaktuk's community hall.
CBC.ca | Nov 28, 2014 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rival golf course owner uncovered Mountain View land buy-back deal Jeff Luehmann, who runs the Meadow Lakes Golf Club, says he was tipped off by a government employee about the Mountain View land deal and that's when he started searching for a paper trail.
CBC.ca | Nov 27, 2014 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
38 vehicle thefts this year in Whitehorse The number of vehicle thefts is down this year in Whitehorse, but RCMP say they remain a serious problem.
CBC.ca | Nov 27, 2014 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend