Government of Yukon

April 2012

ID blitz aims to reduce underage drinking
April 30, 2012 - If you are heading to the bar, remember your ID! The Yukon Liquor Corporation is conducting an ID blitz.

Pertussis outbreak in Yukon prompts warning
April 30, 2012 - Parents should watch for signs and symptoms of pertussis (whooping cough). Five recent cases link back to the Yukon Native Hockey Tournament in late March.

Yukon joins national campaign to raise mental health awareness
April 30, 2012 - Yukon joins partners in mental health to recognize the issue of mental illness across Canada.

New regulation now in effect for management and use of government facilities
April 27, 2012 - New regulation balances public safety with right to peacefully assemble.

Government proceeds with land titles modernization project
April 26, 2012 - The Government of Yukon will modernize the Land Titles system in Yukon to improve customer service and facilitate more efficient real estate transactions.

Training to help Pelly/Carmacks residents benefit from economic growth
April 24, 2012 - The Pelly/Carmacks Training Fund will support training for residents of the region and help community members take advantage of local opportunities.

Medically supported detox coming to the Detox Centre at the Sarah Steele Building
April 24, 2012 - Medical staff will support detoxification at the Sarah Steele Building.

Ibex Valley Volunteer Fire Department recognized during National Volunteer Week
April 20, 2012 - Community Services Minister and Energy, Mines and Resources Minister recognized the essential work of volunteer firefighters.

Guide issued to outline appeal process for land decisions
April 19, 2012 - Land application appeal guidelines now available.

Education Week open house to feature protective services agencies
April 19, 2012 - Children and families will today have an opportunity to learn about Yukon's Protective Services at the Education Week open house.

Yukon Liquor Corporation to ID 25 and under
April 18, 2012 - Be prepared to show ID at Yukon liquor stores if you look young.

Yukon government announces long-term partnership with Habitat for Humanity
April 18, 2012 - Yukon government works with Habitat for Humanity to provide affordable housing for Yukon families.

Yukon Forum concludes at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
April 13, 2012 - Yukon Forum wraps up after successful discussions

Education Week celebrations taking place across Yukon
April 13, 2012 - Schools, community organizations and First Nations across Yukon are celebrating innovation – both inside and outside the classroom – during Education Week 2012

Yukon’s minimum wage to increase
April 12, 2012 - Yukon now has the second highest minimum wage in Canada.

Government of Yukon announces decision on oil and gas postings
April 12, 2012 - Oil and gas exploration rights will not be issued for the areas of the Whitehorse Trough requested for posting in January.

New regulation to provide tools for management and use of government facilities
April 12, 2012 - The Government of Yukon is releasing a draft regulation today that will govern the maintenance, management, proper use and protection of government facilities.

Yukon government welcomes Norwegian ambassador
April 11, 2012 - The Norwegian ambassador to Canada is in Yukon to celebrate the opening of an exhibit of Roald Amunden's polar expeditions.

Fox Lake local area plan process announced
April 11, 2012 - Local area plan coming for Fox Lake.

Yukon filmmakers developing new film projects
April 10, 2012 - New Yukon film projects are in development with support from the Yukon Filmmakers Fund.

InFARMation celebrates 25 years
April 10, 2012 - Learn about agriculture programs and services, local events, crop management, agricultural issues and the latest research in the InFARMation newsletter.

Yukon’s Arts Fund strengthens community spirit
April 3, 2012 - A wide range of community arts related projects receive support from Yukon's Arts Fund.