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    Sandy Silver interview April 8, 2022 CHONfm

Month: November 2021

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There’s a new political party in the Yukon, but who are they?

There's a new political party in the Yukon, but who are they? The Yukon Freedom Party is now a registered political party. There is a new fourth political party in the territory. A press release from Elections Yukon says the Yukon Freedom Party has gotten the required 100 signatures of eligible electors to officially become a registered party. Though, who is behind it seems like a mystery. A website for […]

todayNovember 15, 2021 41 2

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Jonas J. Smith says it wasn’t his job to scrutinize a petition that included duplicate signatures and the name of a white supremacist

Jonas J. Smith says it wasn't his job to scrutinize a petition that included duplicate signatures and the name of a white supremacist Smith is now asking people to write to their MLA after the government responded to a petition he edited, calling for the vaccine mandate to be rescinded.   Former federal candidate for the Yukon, Jonas J. Smith, is calling on people to write to their MLA to […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 75

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50 percent of the Yukon’s recent COVID-19 infections are in fully vaccinated people

50 percent of the Yukon's recent COVID-19 infections are in fully vaccinated people Dr. Elliott announced the percentage at a press conference this morning. At a press conference this morning, Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott said that 50 percent of recent COVID-19 infections in the territory have been in people who are fully vaccinated. Dr. Elliott said that because some time has passed since a lot […]

todayNovember 10, 2021

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State of emergency declared in the Yukon after a rise in COVID-19 cases

State of emergency declared in the Yukon after a rise in COVID-19 cases Yukoners are once again required to mask up. The government of Yukon has declared a state of emergency under the Civil Emergency Measures Act in response to a surge of COVID-19 cases in the territory. Over the past three days there have been over 80 new infections, bringing the Yukon’s active case count to 169. After three […]

todayNovember 9, 2021 21

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Yukon First Nations have played a big role in Canada’s military history

Yukon First Nations have played a big role in Canada's military history Terry Grabowski and Joe Mewett with the Whitehorse Legion talked to CHONfm on Indigenous Veterans Day. Today is Indigenous Veterans Day. A day to honour First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who have contributed to Canada’s military. Over 4,000 Indigenous people served in World War One an over 3,000 served in World War Two. They took on many […]

todayNovember 8, 2021 87

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Henry Nukon says the pandemic has made him realize his purpose – playing music

Henry Nukon says the pandemic has made him realize his purpose - playing music Nukon has been playing guitar since he was a kid, but he just now realized how much it means to him. Henry Nukon is Vuntut Gwitchin born in Old Crow and after theCOVID-19 pandemic caused him to reflect inisolation, he has realized his true calling, playing his guitar. A picker since he was nine years old, […]

todayNovember 4, 2021 76

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Vaccine mandate timeline shifted

Vaccine mandate timeline shifted The shift comes after a NACI recommendation of eight weeks between COVID shots instead of four. Government employees in the Yukon now have a little more time to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Folks, the writing is there. The recommendations are solid. The rationale is solid,” Premier Sandy Silver said at a press conference this morning as he announced that the timeline for the vaccine mandate […]

todayNovember 3, 2021 17

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Yukon’s water system could produce even higher water levels than this summer’s flooding says one expert

Yukon's water system could produce even higher water levels than this summer's flooding says one expert This summer saw the largest flood mitigation effort in the history of the Yukon. Dr. Benoit Turcotte, Yukon University’s Senior Research Professional in hydrology, says last summer’s flooding throughout the territory is not the worst mother nature can do. “This is not the full capacity of that system,” he tells CHONfm. Dr. Turcotte says […]

todayNovember 3, 2021 25

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“It’s awesome, it’s amazing,” says one winner of KDFN’s first ever land lottery

Doronn Fox says "the possibilities are great" for him and his little girls after winning a parcel of Settlement Land. Kwanlin Dün First Nation Elder Diane Smith drew names yesterday in the nation’s first ever land lottery. 30 KDFN Citizens and Beneficiaries put their names forward to win one of five parcels of Settlement Land in Porter Creek through 125-year residential lot leases. One of the names pulled out of […]

todayNovember 2, 2021 48



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