Yukon First Nations want mining operations suspended over Covid-19

Chris MacintyreAPTN NewsFirst Nation communities in the Yukon are saying that mines that are still operating could be putting their members at risk.Despite the concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19, many miners are still coming into the territory to work.

Reporter / Whitehorse

Chris was born in Toronto but has lived all over Canada. He moved to the Yukon in 2009 where he lived and worked in Dawson City. Chris’s background is in radio broadcasting and he has worked with CFYT 106.9, CBC Yukon, and CHON FM as a host and show producer. Chris joined APTN News in May.