CPAWS Yukon Blog

Wilderness values meet style in our new clothing designs

  • Published on Jan 22 2018 |
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Our new swag has arrived, and we are beyond excited to share these new designs. We worked hard to ensure our new clothes are ethical, comfortable and stylish. We were blown away with the end result. Swing by the CPAWS Yukon office to pick a t-shirt, sweater and baseball cap up today!

Victory for the Peel

  • Published on Dec 14 2017 |
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No doubt you have heard the news: we did it. We won our Supreme Court case. On Friday, December 1st, in a unanimous decision, the highest court in Canada ruled in favour of the three First Nations and two conservation groups: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation, the First Nation of Na Cho Nyäk Dän, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, as well us, CPAWS Yukon, and the Yukon Conservation Society.

A judgement is coming in the Supreme Court of Canada’s Peel Watershed case

  • Published on Nov 28 2017 |
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It’s finally happening! Friday is going to be a historic day in the Yukon, and beyond. The judgement in the Supreme Court of Canada's Peel Watershed case will be released this Friday Dec. 1 at 9:45am EST.

Canada unites to protect the Porcupine caribou herd

  • Published on Nov 09 2017 |
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Two weeks ago we launched a petition urging Prime Minister Trudeau to speak up against Donald’s Trump’s plan to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling. Any industrial activity in the Porcupine caribou's calving grounds could have disastrous and irreversable effects on the health of the herd and the Gwitchin of Old Crow. We have been overwhelmed with how the petition has taken off. Over 6,300 signatures! And that number is still rising. What has become perfectly clear: we are uniting in this fight.

BALANCING THE BOOKS: OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO YUKON GOVERNMENT

  • Published on Oct 13 2017 |
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With the prospect of future budget deficits in the coming years, The Yukon government wants to get a handle on their books. In September a financial advisory panel delivered their recommendations on how to do just that. The public input period just closed, and the government is now working on a final plan that’s slated to be released in November. Below are our recommendations to the government.

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