Dawson City’s mining heritage in peril
Budget cuts led to layoffs of Parks Canada staff who maintain most of the artifacts and old buildings in Dawson City, home of the historic Klondike gold rush.
Baker Lake man gets 18 months for pointing gun at police
A 21-year-old Baker Lake, Nunavut, man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for pointing a firearm at a police officer.
Ross River, Yukon, gets reconstructed arena instead of new one
Reconstruction is under way at the arena in Ross River, Yukon, but it’s not a new building, despite promises from the Yukon government.
1,200 Canadians bought berry mix linked to hep A outbreak
Officials with the Public Health Agency of Canada estimate that about 1,200 Canadians, mostly in British Columbia and Alberta, bought a blend of frozen berries linked to a hepatitis A outbreak that has hit eight U.S. states.
Fatal Whitehorse crash was accidental, says coroner
The Yukon coroner has determined a traffic accident that killed a young woman in Whitehorse in February was accidental.
Military told to vary rescue times a year before AG’s criticism
The air force was told more than year before being criticized by the auditor general that varying its search-and-rescue hours would mean significantly improved response times.
Accused testifies in Hay River manslaughter trial
Mark Glen Larsen described the minutes leading up to a punch that killed Brent Nixon.
Dog show corgi goes on the lam
Blue the corgi sparks community-wide search when he runs away from dog show.
N.W.T. investigating medevac response time
The N.W.T.’s health department is investigating why it took five hours for a medevac to arrive in Trout Lake after a boating crash two weeks ago.
Qulliq Energy Corp. to face discrimination allegations
The Qulliq Energy Corporation will be in court Monday morning to face allegations of mismanagement, distrust and discrimination against Inuit beneficiaries.