Government of Yukon

September 2011

Yukon general election date announced
September 9, 2011 - Yukoners go to the polls after Thanksgiving.

Individual Learning Centre offers new pre-employment program for Yukon youth
September 9, 2011 - New pre-employment program will provide new opportunities for youth

Employees honoured at 2011 Premier’s Award of Excellence presentations
September 9, 2011 - One individual and three teams of employees received the 2011 Premier's Award of Excellence today, due to their dedication, professionalism and achievements as Yukon public servants.

Touring Artist Fund supports Yukon artists
September 8, 2011 - Tourist Artist Fund supports new scope of touring opportunities.

Council of the Federation Literacy Award presented to deserving Yukoner
September 8, 2011 - Literacy advocate Claire Derome is one of 13 Canadians to receive the 2011 Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Premier attends emergency response centre ceremony
September 6, 2011 - The new emergency response centre will help reduce ambulance response times in Whitehorse.

Department of Education announces further funding for Bridges program
September 2, 2011 - Bridges Café in Shipyards park, has received another year of funding from Advanced Education.

Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Yukon partner on residential land development
September 2, 2011 - Partnership towards potential land opportunities.

Deadline for public comment extended to September 30
September 1, 2011 - The public has an additional 30 days–until September 30– to comment on the draft Recommended Wolf Conservation and Management Plan.  

Premier wraps up community visits
September 1, 2011 - Valuable information was gathered during the premier’s summer visits to Yukon communities

Stewart River moose calving grounds protected
September 1, 2011 - Important calving areas along the Stewart River will be protected to help maintain the region's high density of moose.