Category Archives: Whitehorse City Council

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Still the Rhetoric

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[fb_like] Tweet This letter to the editor was published in the Whitehorse Star on December 12, 2011 in response to an article printed December 9, 2011. In last Friday’s Star it was reported that Councillor Pillai is suggesting there should … Continue reading

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Civic By-election 2011 Results

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[fb_like] Tweet The results of the 2011 Civic By-election are in. Out of a possible 11760 elegible voters 2268 exercised their franchise. This amounts to a mere 19.29%. Kirk Cameron is the new Councilor elect with 405 votes. My congratulations to … Continue reading

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By-election today

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[fb_like] Tweet The Whitehorse Civic By-election takes place today, December 1, 2011. According to Returning Officer Norma Felker there are more than 11,000 eligible voters. “Traditionally, there isn’t a huge turnout for the byelection,” she said. It was only a 20 … Continue reading

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Waste to Energy – Saving Grace or Insatiable Fiend?

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[fb_like] Tweet This Letter to the Editor was sent to the newspapers on November 25, 2011 and published in the Whitehorse Star on November 28, 2011. Yukon Energy is researching the possibility of using Whitehorse’s solid waste to produce electricity. Their … Continue reading

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Riverdale Roundabout

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[fb_like] Tweet Just a quick note to respond to the query I heard at the All Candidates Forum regarding the roundabout in Riverdale. I asked the City Manager why/how the roundabout that was first suggested at Hospital Road was not created … Continue reading

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All Candidate Forum Wrap Up

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[fb_like] Tweet Thanks to all of you who came to the All Candidates Forum last night. It was a very informative evening. The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce did a great job of organizing and executing a difficult event and the candidates … Continue reading

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A vision in 75 words or less?

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[fb_like] Tweet This is a letter to the editor sent to the newspapers November 22, 2011. All the candidates in the upcoming Civic By-election have been asked to provide their “vision” of the future of McIntyre Creek in 75 words or … Continue reading

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Not on the Electors List?

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[fb_like] Tweet According to the November 18, 2011 Yukon News article on page 4, if you are not on the List of Electors for the Dec 1 by-election, all you will need, is a piece of photo ID. However, I asked … Continue reading

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Draft Snowmobile Bylaw

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[fb_like] Tweet The City of Whitehorse has been drafting a new snowmobile bylaw for the past 14 months or so. They have now posted a draft of the proposed bylaw on their website. They are asking for your input on this … Continue reading

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All Candidates Forum – Civic By-election

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[fb_like] Tweet A number of people have been asking me if there would be an All Candidates Forum during this By-election. In response to those questions I sent emails earlier this evening to the Yukon Conservation Society, Raven Recycling and … Continue reading

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