Government of Yukon

December 2011

Commissioner to launch Diamond Jubilee book of congratulations
December 28, 2011 - Queen Elizabeth II has spent 60 years on the throne and Yukon celebrations to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee will take place in 2012.

Outstanding students and volunteers to be honoured at Commissioner’s Levee
December 28, 2011 - Commissioner to present awards to 15 Yukoners for their outstanding work in their communities and schools.

Yukon supports Canadian Red Cross emergency efforts in the Philippines
December 23, 2011 - Yukon contributes $25,000 in emergency aid to Philippines after typhoon Washi.

Advanced Artist Award supports a balance of education and experience
December 20, 2011 - Visual, literary and performing Yukon artists receive funding to further their professional development.

Variety of projects receive Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund money
December 16, 2011 - Eight projects totalling over $142,000 are receiving funding from this semi-annual award.

Yukon signs agreement with Alberta Serious Incident Response Team
December 15, 2011 - Yukon government has signed an agreement with the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team to investigate serious incidents involving the RCMP in Yukon.

Community development funding provided to 22 organizations
December 13, 2011 - The Whitehorse History Book Society and Yukon Broomball Association are among 22 groups receiving community development funding.

Yukon celebrates the season with homegrown products
December 12, 2011 - Holiday spirit captured with made-in-Yukon arts and crafts.

Revised completion date for F.H. Collins Secondary School
December 5, 2011 - Amended construction schedule of school will ensure quality learning environment for future generations.

Whitehorse Public Library holds grand opening
December 3, 2011 - Community celebration marks grand opening of new Whitehorse Public Library.

Three Aboriginal employees honoured
December 2, 2011 - The 2011 Aboriginal Employee Awards of Honour were presented today.

Car seat safety program winners announced
December 2, 2011 - Four winners of the Child Car Seat Safety Program announced.

High school students to attend Yukon College through new pilot program
December 2, 2011 - Yukon high school students are now able to get a head start on their post-secondary education by taking a course at Yukon College.

Arts Fund supports community engagement through artistic expression
December 1, 2011 - Yukon government support to arts groups helps foster art appreciation and development that engages community involvement.