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Some Yukoners are hopeful about a possible First Nation School Board

Some Yukoners are hopeful about a possible First Nation School Board “I’m very very excited about it,” says Melanie Bennett. Tomorrow is the last day for voting in the Yukon First Nation School Board referendum.   Eight schools across the territory will decide whether or not they join the board.   A 2019 auditor general of Canada report on education in the Yukon found that the territory’s department of education […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 83

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Yukon schools to get rapid tests

Yukon schools to get rapid tests Minister of Education Jeanie McLean announced the news this morning. It’s been three weeks since Yukon youngsters returned to the classroom after their winter break – in the midst of what Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott calls the “biggest wave” of COVID-19 the territory has ever seen.   At a press conference this morning with Dr. Elliott, Minister of Education […]

todayJanuary 25, 2022 20

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A death over the weekend in Carcross may be linked to drugs

A death over the weekend in Carcross may be linked to drugs  The fatality is currently under investigation, marking the eighth drug related death in the Yukon this month. Not even one month into the new year the Yukon’s drug death toll continues to rise.   The Yukon’s Chief Coroner Heather Jones is investigating a death, suspected to be from illicit drugs, that occurred in Carcross over the weekend.   […]

todayJanuary 24, 2022 72

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“Our lives were controlled by the school,” says residential school survivor chosen to represent the Yukon in Rome

“Our lives were controlled by the school,” says residential school survivor chosen to represent the Yukon in Rome Adeline Webber will leave for a meeting with the Pope on December 14. In just under two weeks, a group of 13 First Nation delegates from across Canada will travel to Vatican City to meet with Pope Francis.   Assembly of First Nations Northwest Territories Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya will be the […]

todayDecember 1, 2021 13

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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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