Government of Yukon

March 2011

Construction of Whistle Bend Subdivision to resume this spring
March 31, 2011 - Norcope Construction Group of Whitehorse was awarded a contract to install utilities for stages one and two of the Whistle Bend Subdivision.

Prevention of violence against Aboriginal women funding announced
March 28, 2011 - Projects to prevent violence against Aboriginal women, designed and delivered by Aboriginal women to meet the needs of their communities, received funding from the Yukon government.

Police review recommendations are underway
March 22, 2011 - Government of Yukon is making significant progress on implementing the recommendations of the Policing Review with the announcement of four new initiatives.

Southern Canadians expected to Look Up North
March 17, 2011 - Music, people, and stunning images of Canada's North captured in television ad.

Officials monitoring nuclear situation in Japan
March 16, 2011 - Chief Medical Officer of Health offers reassurances that there is no risk to Yukon as a result of events in Japan.

Ross River fire was accidental
March 16, 2011 - Fire Marshal's Office and RCMP find Ross River recreation centre fire was accidental.

Minister committed to rebuilding Ross River recreation centre
March 15, 2011 - In the days following the tragic fire that destroyed the recreation centre in Ross River, Minister of Community Services Archie Lang has created a team to assist the community move forward and plan for a new recreation centre.

Yukon supports Canadian Red Cross relief efforts in Japan
March 14, 2011 - Yukon contributes $25,000 in aid to Japan following the recent catastrophe.

Yukon celebrates Canada Water Week
March 14, 2011 - Celebrating Canada Water Week activities in Yukon.

Touring Artist Fund enables Yukon artists to explore new audiences
March 10, 2011 - December 2010 Touring Artist Fund recipients announced.

Community Development Fund serves up funding to Tennis Yukon
March 9, 2011 - Yukon’s Community Development Fund (CDF) is awarding 12 recipients with $168,319 through Tier 1 funding.

Yukon film location website Yukonic launched and displayed in Times Square
March 9, 2011 - Times Square, New York playing Yukon film location website on MTV giant screen.

2012 GoMedia Canada Marketplace coming to Yukon
March 1, 2011 - First time ever – GoMedia to be held North of 60 in 2012.

Draft Net Metering Policy to shape Yukon’s future in energy
March 1, 2011 - Net Metering Policy to enable Yukoners to generate their own electricity available for review.