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Yukon Forum signals 'sea change' for territorial, First Nation relations

Friday the 13th was an auspicious day for the territorial and First Nations governments in Yukon. The first Yukon Forum under the Liberal government of...

RIDING PROFILE | Mountainview — Jeanie Dendys, Darrell Pasloski, Shaunagh Stikeman

In 2011, newly-minted Yukon Party leader Darrell Pasloski won by a 10 per cent margin over well-known NDP candidate Stephen Dunbar-Edge. Because this is the...

Yukon Party stands firm against carbon tax, though others disagree

"Every time there's a new cost in the system, ultimately it's the end user or the consumer who's going to pay more," Pasloski said on...

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski calls election for Nov. 7

After weeks of unofficial campaigning by all the parties in the legislature, Premier Darrell Pasloski ended the wait by calling the election today. This will...

Notley urges patience as Alberta deals with multibillion-dollar deficits

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses the media as Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski looks on during a. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses...

We're very, very delighted to see them come'

(subscription)“I am excited to welcome Their Royal Highnesses to the territory on behalf of all Yukoners,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said in a statement this...

Trending: US Court Approves Social Carbon Price; Canada, Mexico to Test Their Own Carbon Pricing

“We need to find an approach that meets needs of each jurisdiction,” Yukon territory Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “We want to meet our goals, but...

Surplus payments to hospital pension plan 'not the best use of taxpayers' money': Pasloski

Premier Darrell Pasloski has asked the federal government to exempt the Yukon Hospital Corporation and Yukon College pension plans from a law that generally applies...

Agri-industries need provincial trade deal | Windsor Star

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, centre, gives Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski a hug as Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall looks on following a meeting of ...and more »...

Cobalt Construction severed cable in BC

(subscription)Many local businesses, including banks, were impacted. The Yukon Chamber of Commerce said the loss of services had a substantial negative impact on the...

Gladish throws support to former challenger

(subscription) (subscription)On July 25, she announced her intention to seek the Liberal candidacy in Mountainview, the riding currently held by Premier Darrell Pasloski. In...

Northwestel: Internet, phone service restored to all customers

CBC.ca - North ...CBC.caA severed fibre line to Yukon was fixed at about 4 p.m. PT, Northwestel said. Thousands of people in the North were...

Premiers call for more federal health care funding

Canada's premiers want the federal government to increase health care funding to cover at least 25% of health care costs as negotiations for a new...

'A natural thing to do:' Yukon premier, son shot meat served at premiers dinner

WHITEHORSE -- Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski hasn't only welcomed his colleagues from across Canada this week -- he's fed them as well. The avid hunter...

Northern premiers remain united in stance against carbon pricing

“A carbon tax doesn't work in the North,” said Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski, who's hosting delegates from across the country as part of this week's...

Economic development missing piece of puzzle with First Nations: Cohn

Beyond the dialogue of reconciliation with indigenous peoples, Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski said “there needs to be frank discussions” and “full engagement” about working together...

Premiers meet in Whitehorse to talk trade, health, climate, pensions

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski agreed improvements could be begin right away. "The federal government, the provinces, the territories, and the indigenous governments and leaders need...

Yukon budgets $5M for 14 'temporary' long-term care beds

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski said on Monday the facility in Whistle Bend will ultimately provide much-needed relief, with 150 beds, but said he realizes the...

7 storylines shaping this week's Council of the Federation talks

Premier Darrell Pasloski, who heads the right-leaning Yukon Party, is focused on economic development as this year's chair. While the Thursday and Friday sessions are...

The impact of the military coup attempt in Turkey

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski believes the time is right for a premiers-led trade mission to the European Union and United Kingdom and will propose a...

Yukon premier pitching Team Canada trade mission to UK for post-Brexit talks

Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski wants to organize a trade mission of all Canadian premiers to the United Kingdom early next year to hammer out a...

Premier dragging his feet on health care: candidate

(subscription) (subscription)Though Darrell Pasloski hasn't officially announced his intentions to run, the Yukon Party membership voted to keep him on as leader in April.

It's time for Yukon to adopt fixed election dates

Barring an alien invasion or some other kind of apocalyptic scenario, we know the next Yukon election is only a matter of months away. Yukon...

It's time for Yukon to adopt fixed election dates

Barring an alien invasion or some other kind of apocalyptic scenario, we know the next Yukon election is only a matter of months away. Yukon...

Ottawa reluctant to renegotiate EU trade deal in wake of Brexit vote

Darrell Pasloski, Yukon Premier and the incoming chair of the Council of the Federation, a congress of premiers and territorial leaders, said he has not...

New legislation allows First Nations to register land without losing title

The Yukon government has enacted new legislation to allow self-governing First Nations to register settlement land without losing aboriginal title. Premier Darrell Pasloski announced Tuesday...

Kwanlin Dün reach agreement to retain Aboriginal title on leased lands

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation is the first in Yukon to reach an agreement with the territorial government to retain Aboriginal title on developed lands.

Fossil-fuelling Yukon's economy is a bad idea

Following the COP21 Paris Agreement last December, Canada's first ministers, including the Yukon's Premier Darrell Pasloski, signed the Vancouver Declaration. Leaders agreed to ambitious targets...

Order of Yukon will be territory's highest honour

"I think it's appropriate to have an opportunity to really identify those significant contributions that Yukoners have made — dedication to their community, remarkable service...

Canada's Arctic an Untapped Gold Mine … of Tourism

“So goes mining, so goes Yukon,” Premier Darrell Pasloski likes to say. In late 2015, The Yukon Court of Appeal affirmed the Yukon Government's failure...

Editorial: Uncertainty on the horizon in the Yukon

For Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski, this creates a bit of a problem because the federal government has torpedoed the contentious Bill S-6 amendment to the...

Habitat for Humanity Yukon celebrates new homes

Premier Darrell Pasloski also attended the dedication ceremony. The Yukon government has an ongoing partnership with Habitat; since 2005, it has provided land to build...

Yukon NDP leader Liz Hanson seeks re-election, wants to be next premier

​Yukon's NDP leader Liz Hanson will seek re-election in Whitehorse Centre in the upcoming territorial election, after her nomination went uncontested Thursday night. About 80...

June 23, 2016 | Editorial: Uncertainty on the horizon in the Yukon

(subscription) (subscription)For Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski, this creates a bit of a problem because the federal government has torpedoed the contentious Bill S-6 amendment...

Apology for schools' brutalties sought tomorrow

(subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski is in Vancouver today for a meeting of Canadian finance ministers (see story, p. 11), and could not be reached for...

Revamp of Canada Pension Plan centre stage at finance ministers' meeting

... Carlos Leitao, Quebec, Cathy Rogers, New Brunswick, Michael de Jong, British Columbia, (back row, left to right) Allen Roach, P.E.I., Joe Ceci, Alberta, Robert...

New Democrats are out to topple the premier

(subscription) (subscription). Two potential Yukon NDP candidates have entered the pending election race in Mountainview, with the mutual goal of defeating Premier Darrell Pasloski...

Leaders, groups praise Supreme Court's response

CBC.ca (subscription)“Premier Darrell Pasloski and his government have failed to honour the letter and spirit of the final agreements and they have set the land...

Historic telegraph office re-opened after many years

In turn, Halliday, Yukon Commissioner Doug Phillips, Premier Darrell Pasloski and Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis paid tribute to the Hougen family, both for its commitment...

Premiers to Meet With National Aboriginal Organizations

(press release)WHITEHORSE, YUKON--( - June 1, 2016) - Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski will host Canada's 13 provincial and territorial premiers and leaders of National...

Respectful relations, diversification key to economic growth: Yukon opposition

In '14, a little bit, in '15 a little bit," he said. "Although this year looks better, it's still pretty slim for contracts to bid...

Andy Carvill sworn in as Carcross Tagish chief

Premier Darrell Pasloski was also at the swearing in ceremony, offering congratulations to Carvill. The new chief said he has a good relationship with the...

Program 'will make a big difference': chief

(subscription) (subscription)At a press conference inside the First Nation's government offices on McIntyre Drive, Chief Doris Bill and Premier Darrell Pasloski announced the pilot...

Memories rekindled as Telegraph Office reopens

(subscription)Mayor Dan Curtis and Premier Darrell Pasloski also shared stories from the pre-Netflix era. They paid tribute to Hougen, the man who was instrumental...

That's a wrap: recapping the Yukon legislative assembly's spring session

So, questions for Yukon Party president Linda Hillier and leader Darrell Pasloski. Where was the complaint lodged? Will there be an investigation? If not, why...

Kwanlin Dün FN hiring safety officers for Whitehorse's most violent neighbourhood

A pilot project that will see Community Liaison Safety Officers working with the RCMP in the Kwanlin Dün First Nation's McIntyre subdivision in Whitehorse should...

Party has shown a true vision, premier says

(subscription) (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski says he remains confident in his government's performance over the last year and throughout his five-year mandate as his first...

Condor Receives Award for Continuous Service From Yukon

The award was presented by the Honorable Premier of Yukon, Darrell Pasloski, and the Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Elaine Taylor. "Whitehorse is a...

Why Canada's Three Northern Premiers Reject Carbon Pricing | The Tyee

Tweet. NorthernPremiers_610px.jpg. Left to right, Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod, Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski and Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna have joined forces against a carbon...

Late chief helped bring about self

Whitehorse Star (subscription)- governmentWhitehorse Star (subscription)Premier Darrell Pasloski offered his condolences to Hager's family in a tweet last Friday. “He led his FN on it's...