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August 20 - Vuntut Gwitchin Government assumes solid waste facility in Old Crow

The Vuntut Gwitchin Government is now managing and operating the solid waste facility in Old Crow.

Old Crow household hazardous waste shed
A look inside the household hazardous waste shed in Old Crow. The Vuntut Gwitchin Government has taken over operations of the facility, marking a new era of solid waste management in the territory.

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August 6 - Yukon Premier offers assistance to the Northwest Territories

The Government of Yukon has extended an offer to the Government of the Northwest Territories to host fellow northern residents affected by forest fires, should it be required.

“It has been a challenging year of forest fires for the Northwest Territories and we understand that their resources are stretched,” Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “With that in mind, I contacted Premier McLeod to let him know that our doors are open to our neighbours in the N.W.T.”

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