Government of Yukon

August 2011

Tender issued to demolish Korbo Apartment building in Dawson City
August 31, 2011 - YHC to demolish Korbo building.

Updated tools help medical profession regulators ensure best practices
August 31, 2011 - Yukoners assured of continuing high standards following amendments to the Medical Profession Act and Regulations.

Health advisory lifted after 20 years
August 31, 2011 - Health advisory against consumption of fish from Lake Laberge lifted after 20 years.

Preliminary site preparation announced for new F.H. Collins Secondary School
August 31, 2011 - Preliminary site preparation for the new F.H.Collins Secondary School construction project has begun.

Yukon College opens new community campuses
August 29, 2011 - Two brand new Yukon College campuses - one in Pelly Crossing, and one in Dawson City - are being opened with a ribbon cutting ceremonies attended by federal, territorial and college representatives.

Yukon welcomes PM’s commitment to improve resource revenue sharing agreement
August 29, 2011 - Prime Minister and Yukon Premier agree to change arrangement between Canada and Yukon for sharing resource revenues

Government of Yukon supports cold climate technology research
August 26, 2011 - Yukon College's Cold Climate Innovation Centre (YCCIC) is receiving $1 million in core funding to support its mandate.

Yukon’s Solid Waste Action Plan on track
August 26, 2011 - Forging ahead to create a modern waste management system for Yukon.

Community Development Fund pitches in for softball
August 25, 2011 - Two Yukon softball diamonds getting upgrades and repairs with help from the CDF.

Yukon’s Emergency Medical Services to undergo changes to modernize service
August 25, 2011 - Internal audit recommendations provide improvement tool for Emergency Medical Services.

Yukon remembers late NDP leader
August 22, 2011 - Book of condolences available for those who wish to remember late NDP leader.

Website features voices from the Yukon Legislative Assembly’s past
August 17, 2011 - Legislature Speaks website captures the voices of many Yukon Legislative Assembly memberswho have helped to govern the territory.

Fish and wildlife report highlights ‘learning by doing’
August 17, 2011 - A new report shows the diverse range of fish and wildlife research undertaken by the Yukon government and its partners.

Reopening of Thomson Centre to add 19 continuing care beds
August 11, 2011 - The reopening of the Thomson Centre intermediate care facility will increase continuing care beds.

Speed Control to perform at Yukon Day during Western Canada Summer Games
August 8, 2011 - Speed Control with band members Graeme Peters, Jody Peters and Spencer Cole will rock Yukon Day at Western Canada Summer Games.

Whistle Bend Way opens to the public
August 8, 2011 - Opening Whistle Bend Way is another milestone for Whitehorse land development.

Contracts awarded to build residences in Carmacks and Ross River
August 5, 2011 - Over $2 million in contracts awarded for construction.

New housing for Pelly Crossing teachers coming soon
August 5, 2011 - New accomodations for Pelly teachers will be available before the start of the new school year.

New partnership offers more choices to women for prenatal care
August 5, 2011 - New clinic will offer women more choices for obstetrical care in Yukon.

Commissioner of Yukon presents Award for Bravery to Whitehorse resident
August 4, 2011 - Trevor Smith is to be presented with an award for risking his life to save another claim staker that was buried in an avalance.

Nurses offer weekly Home Care Clinic
August 2, 2011 - Starting August 10, a new outreach clinic will provide home care services to the homeless and marginalized citizens of Whitehorse.

Premier completes second leg of community visits
August 1, 2011 - Yukoners voice common concerns as premier's community visits continue.

Team Yukon bound for Western Canada Summer Games
August 1, 2011 - Team Yukon is off to Kamloops for the Western Canada Summer Games.