Government of Yukon

November 2011

Bursaries awarded to 10 students in health and medical fields
November 28, 2011 - Ten students receive support for medical and health studies.

Yukon youth receive support for variety of projects through the Youth Investment Fund
November 28, 2011 - Youth across Yukon will benefit from winter projects, which are receiving funding through the Youth Investment Fund.

Yukoner wins prestigious Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award
November 25, 2011 - Yukoner recognized at TIAC's annual awards ceremony and takes home prestigious tourism award.

Outstanding Yukon athletes and community recreation leaders recognized
November 25, 2011 - Community Services Minister Elaine Taylor presented the annual awards of excellence in sport and community recreation leadership to 35 recipients at the 2011 Yukon sports awards celebration.

Community Services minister requests review of Yukon’s minimum wage
November 24, 2011 - Yukon government seeks review of minimum wage by Employment Standards Board.

New core library facility to support Yukon geoscience research
November 21, 2011 - Yukon's core library and rock collection have a new home.

Yukoners receive recognition at international horror film festival in California
November 18, 2011 - Yukon made film premieres at Screamfest Horror International Film Festival in California.

Speaker nominee announced
November 18, 2011 - Agreement by house leaders on speaker nominee.

Extreme winter weather conditions force government to act in best interest of campers
November 18, 2011 - Health and safety concerns prompt notice to campers.

Young women gathering to explore trades and technology at career fair
November 18, 2011 - Grade 8 girls from across Yukon will get their first opportunity to experience what a career in the trades and technology sector would be like at the Young Women Exploring Trades Career Fair.

Opening dates announced for Whitehorse Public Library
November 17, 2011 - Dates announced for new Whitehorse Public Library reveal and grand opening.

Teddy bear twins now available at Yukon liquor stores
November 17, 2011 - The teddy bears have arrived - the cuddly stuffed toys are back on the shelves at all Yukon liquor stores while supplies last.

Rare mining publications donated to Energy, Mines and Resources Library
November 17, 2011 - EMR Library welcomes over 1,000 rare and historic publications donated by the Yukon Chamber of Mines.

Dawson City producers named Yukon's top farmers
November 17, 2011 - Lucy and Jack Vogt named the 2011 Farmers of the Year.

Legislative assembly to convene December 1
November 17, 2011 - Newly elected members will assemble on December 1.

Yukon recognizes World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
November 16, 2011 - Can't catch your breath? You may have COPD. November 16 is World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day, a day chosen to raise awareness about chronic lung diseases.

Author on restorative justice to speak in Yukon
November 7, 2011 - Author Shannon Moroney was just recently married when her husband was charged with the brutal kidnapping and assault of two women. Her book, Through the Glass, explains the experiences she had as her husband's case went through the justice process.

Government seeks ideas on new affordable housing
November 7, 2011 - YG is seeking creative ideas from the private sector on solutions to address affordable rental housing.

New Yukon Cabinet sworn in by Commissioner
November 5, 2011 - Eight members of Yukon Cabinet sworn in.

Agriculture conference supports sector’s growth north of 60°
November 3, 2011 - Learn about equipment, labour and market opportunities at this year's North of 60° Agriculture Conference on November 5.