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Feds, Yukon announce $16M more for affordable housing The federal and Yukon governments announced $16 million in new funding for affordable housing in Yukon on Thursday, a month after Yukon cancelled a $13 million program to create subsidized rental units in Whitehorse. | 2 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
More Yukon firefighters on the way to N.W.T. Yukon is sending 25 firefighters to Fort Smith, N.W.T., Thursday, to help out with the territory's nearly 300 forest fires. | 4 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whitehorse firefighters pose with pups for animal shelter Shirtless Whitehorse firefighters are striking poses with Mae Bachur shelter animals this week for a 2015 fundraising calendar. | 5 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Dump smoke could still harm unborn babies: health advisory The latest government advisory says dioxin and furan levels are still above Ontario standards and women in Iqaluit, who are pregnant or might become pregnant, should stay inside with doors and windows shut whenever smoke blows into the city. | 5 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Busload of tourists aids driver in Klondike Highway rollover A busload of tourists helped rescue a Mayo woman on Yukon's Klondike Highway on Monday after her vehicle overturned. | 5 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Downed tree cuts power to part of Fort Smith, N.W.T. A downed tree is the cause of a partial power outage in Fort Smith that began Wednesday night, says the Northwest Territories Power Corporation. | 6 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon evicts Heritage Board from historic Taylor House After 14 years, the Yukon Heritage Resources Board has a month to clear out and find a new home because the house at Fifth and Main is being renovated to make way for the Commissioner. | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon MLA Darius Elias fined $1K for refusing breathalyzer Yukon MLA Darius Elias was fined $1,000 Wednesday and banned from driving for a year for refusing to provide a breathalyzer sample to police. | 10 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canadian North plane makes emergency landing in Taloyoak A Canadian North Dash-8 aircraft travelling to Taloyoak, Nunavut, from Kugaaruk on Monday had to declare an emergency when one of its two engines failed. | 10 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Avalon's exploration camp converted to base for fire crews This week, Avalon's Nechalacho exploration site is more than a mining operation. It's also a fire base camp to fight a nearby forest fire. | 10 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend