Lewis Rifkind

Lewis Rifkind is a Whitehorse based part-time environmentalist. His work centers around Yukon recycling, energy and mining issues. When he is not winter camping or summer hiking, he collects stamps and spoils his two cats.

Lewis Rifkind
Blog
Oct 13, 2011

Winter arrives with the Yukon conservatives

Lewis Rifkind
The conservative Yukon Party has swept to a third majority government in the Yukon Territory this week. As if to confirm this grim news, the sun did not come out yesterday morning in Whitehorse.
Blog
Sep 22, 2011

The Yukon election is actually about issues

Lewis Rifkind
If the Liberals, New Democrats, Greens, First Nation Party and Independents are all nibbling at the middle to left-of-centre vote, the right wingers could win in a number of key ridings in the Yukon.
Blog
May 4, 2011

Northern reflections on a Conservative future

Lewis Rifkind
Results from North of Sixty for the federal election were bad, then good, then bad again. Looking at the big media election maps, the North was coloured blue, orange and then blue.
Blog
Apr 18, 2011

Changing Northern expectations

Lewis Rifkind
Political parties of all stripes must put forward alternate ways for the North to develop as the southern industrial model will be a catastrophe.
News
Dec 16, 2009

Notes from the North

Lewis Rifkind
After long and careful deliberation and consultation with Yukoners the Peel Watershed Planning Commission has just issued its recommended plan.
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