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An active shooter situation in Yukon has been reported and there are "multiple victims," according to the territory's premier.

Yukon RCMP issued a shelter in place order for everyone in the town of Faro on October 26 after reports of shots being fired. Less than an hour later, the order was lifted after a suspect was identified and arrested but people were advised that there would continue to be an increased police presence.

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It's the first day of fall in Canada but some parts of the country apparently missed the memo and have skipped ahead to winter!

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning on September 22 for areas along the Dempster Highway in Yukon and 10 to 15 centimetres of snow with local accumulations of 20 centimetres is expected. According to The Weather Network, this is the first snowfall warning of the season.

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If you've been keeping up with COVID-19 case rates in Canada, you may have noticed that Yukon has pulled ahead in a very big way.

According to Canada's data from July 18, the current active case rate in Yukon is 181. The active case rate is the number of active cases per 100,000 people in the population.

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With this beef and bison jerky Canada recall, there's a possibility that the food has been contaminated with the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.

The government of Yukon put out a notice that the jerky from local business Off the Hook Meat Works is being voluntarily recalled.

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A Canadian man just got the coolest birthday gift and it involves a bagpipe and some serious dance moves.

The video, that has since gone viral, shows Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon resident, casually lounging outside his cabin simply relaxing and taking in the weather on his birthday.

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After 50 days with no cases, a non-resident has tested positive for COVID-19 in Yukon. 

In a statement shared on September 26, the region’s chief medical officer of health revealed that one person has been hospitalized in Whitehorse due to COVID-19.

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