Government of Yukon

January

Yukon ushers in new era of forest management
January 31, 2011 - The Forest Resources Act and regulations become effective today.

Yukon film projects financed through Yukon Filmmakers Fund
January 31, 2011 - The Film & Sounds Commission awards $40,000 to Yukon filmmakers to produce video projects.

All eyes on Yukon at the Mineral Exploration Roundup
January 24, 2011 - Yukon at the forefront of major mining and exploration conference.

Community health centres enter digital era
January 21, 2011 - All 13 Community Health Centres are now wired for digital radiology to better support health care of Yukon's rural residents.

Alaskan census finds Porcupine caribou herd numbers are up
January 20, 2011 - While the fall census has found more than 123,000 animals in the iconic Porcupine caribou herd, the government encourages all hunters to continue to hunt conservatively and report their harvest.

Yukon artists receive Sound Recording Program support
January 20, 2011 - Rock-on Yukon, twelve local musicians heard music to their ears when informed they are recipients for a combined total of $36,000 in funding to record a demo or full-length album.

Balanced 2011-12 spring budget to be tabled
January 19, 2011 - Spring session to resume February 3.

New support group for loved ones of substance abusers
January 19, 2011 - A new professionally-moderated weekly support group is available to offer care and support for people impacted by the drug or alcohol abuse of a loved one.

Advanced Artist Award supports literary, visual and performing arts
January 18, 2011 - Arts grants help Yukon senior artists with their professional development and artistic growth.

Community Development Fund shoots and scores
January 17, 2011 - The Community Development Fund is promoting long-term social and economic benefits by funding great community projects.

Hockey Day In Canada celebrations funded by Yukon
January 17, 2011 - The Yukon government is contributing almost $180 thousand to fund the celebration of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.

Fulda Challenge embraces Arctic elements
January 17, 2011 - Contestants, delegates, foreign journalists and event organizers are coming to the territory to experience the Fulda Challenge, an extreme winter competition.

Yukon Historic Resources Fund supports five projects
January 14, 2011 - Heritage projects receive funding support from Yukon government.

New secure assessment centre planned for acutely intoxicated persons
January 11, 2011 - The Yukon government has released the reports, Sharing Common Ground, Review of Yukon's Police Force and the final report from the Task Force on Accutely Intoxicated Persons.

Canadian delegation to attend Education World Forum
January 7, 2011 - Education leaders from around the globe will share information and work toward solutions at the World Education Forum, under the theme Education for Economic Success.