January 25 - 2019
Rock The Talk with the Grand Chief
Saturday, January 26th, 2019 -
Guests in the first episode in 2019 are Yukon Liberal MP Larry Bagnell, Yukon's Premier Honorable Sandy Silver and the Honorable Minister Richard Mostyn (Yukon's Public Service Commissions). CYFN Grand Chief Peter Johnston and CHON-FM co-host Chuck Hendrie was in discussion with the 3 key political leaders about important Yukon affairs. Yukon MP Larry Bagnell - spoke to parliament returning before the next election, some speculation on the upcoming budget and what he might be doing to help Yukon First nation causes in terms of loan reimbursement for negotiating Self-government. Yukon Minister of Public works and Highways-Richard Mostyn-Spoke to the issue of the non ice bridge in Dawson City and procurement opportunities for First Nation development corporations. Premier Sandy Silver- Spoke to the upcoming Vancouver mining forum, the next Yukon Forum with Yukon First Nations and issues in his Dawson City constituency.
Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon is looking for a News Reporter Intern for the summer.
CHON-FM Indigenous Radio is looking for a News Reporter Intern to be working under the supervision of the General Manager. Following the Policies of Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon, this position is responsible for gathering, writing, and producing and presenting news with an emphasis on First Nations topics and perspectives. If you’re looking for an exciting career in news reporting with a cultural focus, in a beautiful location with a high quality of life, this is your opportunity to get your foot in the door!
Whitehorse City Councilors Prepare to Advance Wildfire Mitigation Strategy
City councilors discussed advancing their Wildfire Risk Reduction Strategy at a city council meeting Monday night. The discussion revolved around awarding a $69,000 contract to a Yukon-based company to help implement the strategy goals.
Conservation Officers to Hold Archaeological Awareness Event Tomorrow
Yukon Conservation officers will be holding an evening lecture tomorrow at 6:30pm at the Yukon Beringia Centre regarding discovering and acting upon First Nation and other archaeological sites when they're found in the Yukon wilderness.