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Month: November 2021

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The Yukon is now leading the country in opioid deaths

The Yukon is now leading the country in opioid deaths "As these numbers continue to grow so too does the burden of grief and unimaginable losses felt throughout our Territory," says the Yukon's coroner. The Yukon Coroner’s Service says that the territory is on a “frightening trajectory” as it now leads the country in opioid deaths.   A report issued today by the coroner cites national data gathered from Chief […]

todayNovember 29, 2021 29

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KDFN short on staff due to COVID-19

KDFN short on staff due to COVID-19 Chief Doris Bill announced the news in a notice to citizens. Kwanlin Dün First Nation says some of their departments are short on staff because of COVID-19. They say some employees may have symptoms and are staying home, some may have to care for others who are sick, and some may be taking on additional work to make sure things get done. They […]

todayNovember 25, 2021 23

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Confidence motion fails to pass house

Confidence motion fails to pass house The motion was put to a vote yesterday after a lengthy debate. Yesterday afternoon in the legislature, the Yukon Party’s confidence motion against the government that leader Currie Dixon said was intended to see the Liberals fall, failed to pass the house. The motion was tabled on Monday and was debated for about three hours before it was put to a vote. The Yukon […]

todayNovember 25, 2021 13

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The Yukon’s COVID-19 situation is stabilizing

The Yukon's COVID-19 situation is stabilizing Daily case counts are on a downward trend. At this morning’s COVID-19 update, Premier Sandy Silver said that the territory is on track to open vaccine clinics to kids by first week of December and that a shipment of shots for children is expected to reach the Yukon in the coming days. “This is what we’ve been waiting for,” said Silver. On Friday, Health […]

todayNovember 24, 2021 20

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Yukoners under 12 could be getting their COVID-19 shots soon

Yukoners under 12 could be getting their COVID-19 shots soon Health Canada approved a vaccine for kids on Friday and the first shipment arrived in Ontario yesterday. Eight months after the territory opened COVID-19 vaccine clinics to the general public 18 and older, and six months after youth 12 and up became eligible for their shots, young Yukoners could be rolling up their sleeves soon. On Friday, Health Canada approved […]

todayNovember 22, 2021 14

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Yukoner dies from COVID-19

Yukoner dies from COVID-19 The territory’s COVID-19 death toll is now at 12. Another Yukoner has lost their life from COVID-19. Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. André Corriveau reported the news yesterday evening in a press release. Dr. Corriveau in the release, “I am very sad to report this loss. To see another Yukoner lose their life to COVID-19 is heartbreaking. My sincerest condolences go out to the […]

todayNovember 18, 2021 28

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Ross River will stay at their second highest COVID risk level

Ross River will stay at their second highest COVID risk level There are no active cases in the community at the moment, but citizens are being asked to stay diligent. The Ross River Dena Council says that there are no active cases of COVID-19 in Ross River but due to the high infection count in the Yukon and clusters of the virus close to the community, they will remain at […]

todayNovember 18, 2021 22

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The Yukon NDP and First Nations Wildfire are pushing for cancer coverage for wildland firefighters One cancer survivor says talking to the WCB when he got sick, "wasn’t a good process." The Yukon NDP and Yukon First Nations Wildfire are calling on the government to extend coverage firefighters have for cancer they could get while on the job to include wildland firefighters.   Right now, under the Workers’ Compensation Act, […]

todayNovember 17, 2021 2

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The Yukon NDP and First Nations Wildfire are pushing for cancer coverage for wildland firefighters

The Yukon NDP and First Nations Wildfire are pushing for cancer coverage for wildland firefighters One cancer survivor says talking to the WCB when he got sick, "wasn’t a good process." The Yukon NDP and Yukon First Nations Wildfire are calling on the government to extend coverage firefighters have for cancer they could get while on the job to include wildland firefighters. Right now, under the Workers’ Compensation Act, only […]

todayNovember 17, 2021 32



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