Government of Yukon

July 2011


S.S. Tutshi Memorial and Carcross Gateway Pavilion opened as part of Golden Spike Day
July 29, 2011 - S.S. Tutshi and Carcross gateway visitor pavillion offer history and hospitality to visitors celebrating WP&YR's Golden Spike Day in Carcross.

Yukon government works with Carcross community
July 28, 2011 - Work to revitalize downtown Carcross continues.

Yukon government working with physicians to create community clinic option
July 28, 2011 - Downtown community clinic considered to meet the requirements of patients with complex health needs.

Yukon government awards commission for public artwork
July 27, 2011 - A major public artwork has been commissioned for the new Haines Junction Visitor Information Centre.

Work on land use plan for Peel watershed to continue
July 26, 2011 - Yukon government to study final plan for Peel watershed

Yukon contributes to humanitarian efforts in the Horn of Africa
July 26, 2011 - The Government of Yukon is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of humanitarian efforts in the Horn of Africa after a series of devastating droughts.

Yukon artists receive funding for sound recordings
July 22, 2011 - Music to the ears of Yukon artists who will recieve funding.

Premier participates in discussions on family health
July 22, 2011 - Premier highlights Yukon's work to combat fetal alcohol spectrum disorder at Council of the Federation talks on family.

Yukon Housing Corporation addresses future housing needs in Dawson City
July 21, 2011 - Korbo Apartment building to be demolished.

Yukon government working to assist tent city campers
July 21, 2011 - Yukon government working with campers to find accommodation solutions.

Premier completes first week of community visits
July 20, 2011 - Premier’s visits provide opportunity to build relationships with community members and leaders

Yukon student heading on Arctic expedition
July 20, 2011 - Vanier Catholic Secondary School student departs July 22 for an Arctic expedition with Students on Ice.

Health and Social Services working to meet housing needs of Yukoners
July 20, 2011 - Alexander Street Residence will help meet Yukoners' needs.

Premier to meet with Council of the Federation counterparts
July 19, 2011 - Premiers to discuss families, global economy and health care at the Council of the Federation summer meeting.

Official plaque unveiling commemorates Fort Selkirk as a Yukon Historic Site
July 12, 2011 - Yukon government and Selkirk First Nation unveiled a plaque commemorating the designation of Fort Selkirk as a Yukon Historic Site.

Bridges Café expands its services
July 11, 2011 - Bridges Café provides meaningful work experience.

Yukon government updates harvest rules
July 11, 2011 - Porcupine caribou harvest rules updated

Condolences on MLA’s passing
July 7, 2011 - Condolences to friends and family of late MLA.

Government commits to second stage housing
July 6, 2011 - Yukon government commits $1 million for second stage housing project.

Special warrant authorized for priority initiatives
July 6, 2011 - Special warrant issued to move government priorities forward.

Art and artists supported by Yukon government
July 5, 2011 - Yukon government announces recipients for the latest intake of three arts funding programs.