Yukon Territories Today

YUKON WEATHER

CBC | North News

Norman Wells mayor says he wants N.W.T. government to step in to support evacuees
A man in a polo shirt looks off to the side of the camera with a map in the background With over 200 evacuees from Fort Good Hope staying in Norman Wells for an unknown period of time, the town's mayor says volunteers can't continue to staff the response unless they get more help.
>> Read more

Toronto man killed in motorcycle crash on Dempster Highway in Yukon
Looking up a road winding through the mountains. A Toronto man is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle on the Dempster Highway in northern Yukon and was hit by another vehicle on Friday.
>> Read more

Fishing camp near Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., hosts 100 evacuees amid wildfire
3 people de-skin fish under a tarp awning While most evacuees from Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., fled to Norman Wells, about 100 people hopped on boats and went to a camp down the Mackenzie River. Yet another 100 stayed in the community to fight the fire.
>> Read more

Residents in Dawson City, Old Crow speak out against proposed riding merger
A group of people watching a presentation Some residents in Dawson City and Old Crow, Yukon, spoke out against proposed changes to the territory's electoral map, at public hearings on Monday.
>> Read more

Iqaluit mayor not ruling out alcohol ban, while RCMP step up efforts to curb public drinking
A man with glasses sits at a desk behind a name plate with Mayor Solomon Awa written on it. Iqaluit's mayor said he's pleased to hear more police officers will be on the lookout for public intoxication this summer. But Mayor Solomon Awa also said he's not ruling out further action — such as a temporary alcohol ban across the city — if increased RCMP patrols don't yield results.
>> Read more

Fort Smith celebrates Pride with weekend festival
A man stands in front of a Pride flag, holding a small child and smiling. Fort Smith, N.W.T., celebrated the Frank Gruben Pride Festival this past weekend with drum circles, drag events, community meals and more.
>> Read more

Restoration work on Yukon's oldest town site Forty Mile could start this summer
An aerial photo of destroyed buildings and ice. Last week a group of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in citizens gathered in Dawson City to discuss the future of the Yukon's Forty Mile historic site.
>> Read more

25 books that highlight beauty of Indigenous literature: 'It is time to tell our own stories our way'
This list, curated by Tłı̨chǫ Dene writer Richard Van Camp, reflects the genre diversity of books by Indigenous authors.
>> Read more

First aid, rope rescues and hamburgers at mine rescue competition in Yellowknife
team works on smoke rescue Six teams from mines across the N.W.T. and Nunavut — and one from the U.S. — practiced their safety skills at the annual NWT/NU Mine Rescue Competition and Picnic in Yellowknife this weekend.
>> Read more

74% of Yukon restaurants non compliant with health inspection standards
A woman works on a laptop in a kitchen. In the Yukon you may want to be extra careful where you eat. The CBC has found the majority of restaurants haven't passed health inspections. The CBC's Caitrin Pilkington has more.
>> Read more

Contact: jhache@gmail.com
Solo Build It!
Solo Build It!
www.MaxSocialMedia.org
Print | Sitemap
2023 © Canada Today