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Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Environmental Groups Asks Banks to Rule Out ANWR Financing
The U.S. Government recently approved an oil and gas leasing program in the Arctic Refuge. The Gwich’in and environmental groups, including CPAWS Yukon, are challenging the decision in court.
Yukon Tourism Industry Welcomes Funding
The first of many programs to be announced from the Yukon Tourism Recovery Plan is the Tourism Accommodation Sector Supplement (TASS). This program adds $2.88 million to the Yukon Business Relief Program in supports for eligible accommodations businesses.
Wasted Meat from Harvested Animal found
A member of the public found moose parts with several large portions of meat still attached to the bone. Conservation officers believe it was dumped there on or around October 4, 2020. It is against the law to waste meat from a harvested animal.