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Month: December 2021

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Soar Above Stigma

Kindness, Compassion, Acceptance!! Healthier communities start with us. Supporting our communities means supporting each other. As Indigenous communities strive to become whole again, we must also remember the importance of our individual health. One in three Indigenous people face mental wellness issues and many lack the support to help ease the issue. Soar Above Stigma aims to provide those suffering from addictions, mental health, or COVID-related matters a space to […]

todayDecember 28, 2021 65

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CHON-FM and Telesat Canada changes in fall of 2021

Technical updates remote community satellite services completed With the aging Telesat Canada Anik F1R geostationary satellite coming to it's EOL (end of life) in fall - 2021, a new satellite has taken over the job to distribute the CHON-FM signal to all communities across the North. This transition required new programming of the main satellite receivers and most of all, the major large satellite dishes in all communities (large white […]

todayDecember 28, 2021 79

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20 First Nations Yukoners are being paid to learn their language

20 First Nations Yukoners are being paid to learn their language "I would love to see all my cousins and all young First Nations people from the Yukon pick up their language," says one participant hired for a new language program.   Nika Silverfox-Young introduced herself in Northern Tutchone on a phone call with CHONfm this afternoon. She didn’t translate to English because according to her Elders, that normalizes the […]

todayDecember 15, 2021 48

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Public provides feedback on proposed Whitehorse city budget

Public provides feedback on proposed Whitehorse city budget Residents of the capital city want more active transportation options. Last night the residents of Whitehorse got a chance to have their voices heard and provide input on the city’s proposed capital budget for 2022. Mayor Laura Cabbott told CHONfm that the public wants more options to get around town. “I would say the highlight of the feedback was people asking for […]

todayDecember 14, 2021 21

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Vuntut Gwitchin Elders snapshot in time

Vuntut Gwitchin Elders snapshot in time Yukon photographer Mark Kelly has been busy shooting portraits of Elders as they want to be seen. Award winning photographer Mark Kelly has spent the last two days with his Fujifilm medium format camera in hand at Northlight Innovation in downtown Whitehorse capturing portraits of Vuntut Gwitchin Elders.   Kelly has done work in the Vuntut Gwitchin traditional territory of Old Crow off and […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 48

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New hotel coming to the capitol city

New hotel coming to the capitol city The main street location will have 100 rooms. Downtown Whitehorse is getting a new hotel. Northern Vision Development says they have partnered with Hyatt Place hotels to build a new 100-room hotel on main street between the Best Western Gold Rush Inn and Sixth Avenue. The hotel will be the first Hyatt branded establishment in northern Canada. The final designs aren’t finished yet, […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 19

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Two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant confirmed in the Yukon

Two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant confirmed in the Yukon Omicron was first deemed a variant of concern by the World Health Organization on November 26. This morning in a press conference, Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott announced that there are two confirmed cases of the newly discovered Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the territory. Dr. Elliott says the two people infected do not have […]

todayDecember 8, 2021 11

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CYFN is giving thousands of disinfectant wipes to Yukon First Nations

CYFN is giving thousands of disinfectant wipes to Yukon First Nations The COVID Coordination team is hard at work.   The Council of Yukon First Nations COVID coordination team is distributing rapid tests and thanks to a donation from Clorox Canada, 70,000 packages of disinfectant wipes to Yukon First Nations. CYFN also says they have delivered two GeneXpert rapid testing machines to Yukon First Nations made possible through the Public […]

todayDecember 7, 2021 55

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Art that spent over 20 years in a box could mean money for the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre and Sundog Veggies

Art that spent over 20 years in a box could mean money for the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre and Sundog Veggies A collection donated to the friendship centre in 1997 contains work from some famous Canadian artists.   A box of art that was sitting under at desk at the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre in Whitehorse since 1997 has turned out to contain some gold. It recently came to light […]

todayDecember 3, 2021 59



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