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Huskies ready to fight for Coy Cup on home ice Since it was announced in October Whitehorse was going to host this year’s Coy Cup, Yukon hockey fans have been anxious for the puck to drop.
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First Nations, lawyers push Yukon government to fund Gladue reports The Yukon may soon fund sentencing reports for Aboriginal offenders.
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Federal budget promises money for health, housing in Yukon Yukoners can expect to see money for health care, housing and infrastructure with the tabling of this year’s federal budget in the House of Commons March 22.
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YG says its trying to recruit more foster parents The assistant director of Yukon’s family and children’s services says the territory doesn’t need more group homes, even though children as young as three are currently living in group care because there aren’t enough foster parents
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Polarettes back on the road with meets in Montreal, Calgary The Polarettes are vaulting from one location to another this season. Members of the Whitehorse gymnastics club competed in Las Vegas in January and will be in Calgary March 17-19.
Yukon News | Mar 23, 2017 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yukon government, Trondek Hwechin reach agreement requiring notice for mining exploration The Yukon government and the Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation have reached an agreement that will pave the way for all Yukon First Nations to require advance notice of mining exploration activities across their traditional territory.
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Yukons rate of sexual assault complaints dismissed as unfounded higher than national average Rates of sexual assault accusations dismissed as unfounded are significantly lower in the communities than in Whitehorse or Dawson City, according to data collected in a nationwide investigative report by the Globe and Mail.
Yukon News | Mar 23, 2017 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Town hall meetings scheduled for April Whitehorse’s mayor and council are preparing for a round of town hall meetings through April.
Yukon News | Mar 23, 2017 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
YG, First Nations, feds hold productive meetings in Whitehorse Despite “productive” conversations and “passionate debate,” the Yukon Intergovernmental Forum ended March 16 without any concrete announcements.
Yukon News | Mar 23, 2017 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
YG, company failed to consult Takhini residents on development: Supreme Court The Yukon government failed to consult residents on a residential development plan on the Takhini Hot Springs road, a Yukon Supreme Court judge ruled, putting the project on hold.
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