The requirement to consult before any exploration activities occur is likely to require modifications to most existing consultation processes.
Late last week, the Ross River Dena First Nation learned that the Supreme Court of Canada would not hear the Yukon government’s appeal of a decision that rebuked the territory's free entry system.
A new collection of essays from the University of Toronto press takes a critical look at the political economy of war making in general and Canada’s foreign policy in particular.
"… Leaf House Version.2 is currently on the market for CAD$44,500 (US$43,429), which is a steal if you take into consideration that it cost Herbert CAD$40,000 (US$39,038) to build...."
"Be it resolved that the Council of First Nations calls on the Yukon Govt. to prohibit fracking in the Yukon and declares our traditional territories to be frack-free."
Ten Percenters are taxpayer-funded one-page flyers. In her latest letter to Yukon MP Ryan Leef, Linda Leon calls this practice legalized theft of public money and an abuse of public trust.
There is a spiralling cost of all goods and services in Northern Canada, be it in the three territories or across the northern portion of the provinces. Food is the most immediate & visceral example.
"You've got the Nunavut government, now our government of the N.W.T., the Yukon government, telling the government something is wrong. I think that should be a strong signal there's something wrong...
The Accountability Act was supposed to strengthen Access to Information and the power of the Auditor General. Instead, it's empty window dressing.
A resolution to ban hydraulic fracturing was presented by Werner Rhein, resident and member of the group "Yukoners Concerned about Oil & Gas Exploration and Development" passes