Government of Yukon

February 2011

Yukon’s Medical Travel Program comes under review
February 28, 2011 - Yukon medical travel program review part of pan-territorial review.

Gold Rush era music from the A. J. Goddard wreck identified
February 28, 2011 - Recordings found on A.J. Goddard shipwreck yield up their secrets.

Yukon government seeks modifications to Peel regional plan
February 22, 2011 - Government of Yukon seeks to balance varied interests in Peel.

Police force review recommendations to be implemented
February 22, 2011 - Justice minister Marian C. Horne and Yukon First Nation leaders have endorsed the Sharing Common Ground Final Report and have agreed to move forward with implementation.

First Nation conference develops shared knowledge
February 15, 2011 - Third annual conference brings partners together.

Department accepts recommendations from Auditor General
February 15, 2011 - AG's recommendtations are ones that the department can live with, some work is already underway.

Whitehorse wharf construction contracts awarded
February 15, 2011 - Contracts have been awarded for a new downtown wharf.

Future growth sparks need for health care services master plan
February 14, 2011 - YG and hospital corporation to examine need for changes to hospital campus to allow for new programs and new buildings.

Yukon Housing Corporation adjusts rentals to help seniors
February 14, 2011 - YHC is tweaking rent assessment for seniors in Yukon Housing.

Young Yukon artists to perform at Halifax 2011 Canada Games
February 11, 2011 - Young Yukon artists will inject Yukon culture into the Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games

Labour Market Framework strategies released
February 11, 2011 - Strategies to implement the five pillars of the Labour Market Framework are being released.

Lab confirms flu has arrived in Yukon
February 10, 2011 - Two confirmed cases of influenza in Yukon.

Yukon performing and visual artists participate in Winterlude 2011
February 10, 2011 - Music, snow sculpture, and First Nation beadwork are showcased at Winterlude's Yukon Days.

Destination Yukon summer campaign launched
February 8, 2011 - Destination Yukon summer campaign ready to launch Yukon's attributes to southern Canada.

Governor General to visit Yukon
February 4, 2011 - Governor General's first official visit to Yukon will last four days.

Three territorial mental health programs extended
February 3, 2011 - Funding extended to continue programs for rural mental health patients, those with early psychosis and complex cases.

2011-12 budget shows a healthy savings account and invests in Yukon’s future
February 3, 2011 - Yukon's budget shows path to prosperity.

Yukon will celebrate Her Majesty’s diamond jubilee
February 3, 2011 - Canadian Jurisdictions will celebrate Her Majesty's diamond jubilee–60 years as Queen of Canada.

Gold Rush era music from the A. J. Goddard wreck identified
February 2, 2011 - Recordings found on the shipwreck yield their secrets.