Government of Yukon

June 2012

Arts Fund supports community engagement
June 28, 2012 - Arts Fund supports group projects encouraging communities to celebrate cultural identities and diversity.

Yukon government to participate in Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie
June 25, 2012 - National conference will bring together all levels of governemnt to discuss French language matters across Canada.

Yukon to endorse new Canadian Sport Policy at national sport conference
June 25, 2012 - The 2012 Canadian Sport Policy is designed as a roadmap for all governments, institutions and organizations that are committed to contributing to the positive benefits and impacts of sport.

Yukon government pursuing new home ownership program
June 25, 2012 - Proposed program to focus on bridging affordability gap and assist Yukoners to move from rental to home ownership.

Territorial premiers to meet in Iqaluit to discuss northern priorities
June 25, 2012 - Territorial premiers to discuss a range of issues for the benefit of northerners.

Yukon government providing support to people affected by Upper Liard flooding
June 22, 2012 - Officials with various agencies of Yukon government met with 23 residents of Upper Liard on Friday to outline flood relief plans and begin the process of moving forward.

Yukon government confirms commitment to new municipal grant program
June 22, 2012 - The municipal summit brought together elected officials and administrators from all eight of Yukon's municipal governments and the Association of Yukon Communities.

Progress continues on F.H. Collins Secondary School replacement project
June 21, 2012 - Progress is continuing on the replacement of F.H.Collins Secondary School.

Contract for second stage housing is awarded
June 18, 2012 - New housing project in Whitehorse will aid women and children fleeing abuse.

Yukon art is front and centre at Haines Junction visitor services
June 18, 2012 - Doug Smarch Jr.'s Ice and Flowers unveiled at Haines Junction Visitor Information Centre.

SCAN takes action on residence in downtown core
June 15, 2012 - The SCAN office has taken action against a downtown residence after several complaints about suspicious or illegal activity.

Public invited to participate in anti-violence campaign on Facebook
June 15, 2012 - Social marketing campaign invites Yukoners to have their portraits sketched and added to the new Facebook page.

Yukon’s Touring Artist Fund supports audience appreciation
June 15, 2012 - Nine Yukon visual and literary artists receive support through the Touring Artist Fund.

Nearly $1.4 million in sport and recreation funding announced
June 12, 2012 - Yukon organizations, athletes, coaches and officials receive funding for sports and recreation programming and support.

Municipal Act review launched
June 12, 2012 - Over the next two years meetings will be held with all Yukon municipal councils, interested First Nations and the public to address priorities related to the legislation.

Yukon government focuses efforts on helping Yukoners affected by flooding
June 11, 2012 - Cabinet members visit affected sites and offer support.

Public survey launched to help shape modernized Landlord and Tenant Act
June 8, 2012 - Yukon government requests public input to help develop new landlord and tenant legislation.

Premier Pasloski and Governor Parnell renew Alaska-Yukon partnership
June 4, 2012 - The renewed Alaska-Yukon Accord focuses on jobs, workforce training and energy.

Yukon archaeology publication receives national recognition
June 4, 2012 - Yukon's Frozen Past ice patch publication recognized as an outstanding contribution to public communications in archaeology.

Funding will help groups address violence against Aboriginal women
June 4, 2012 - Eight organizations receive funding under the Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Fund

Symposium explores secrets from the ice
June 1, 2012 - Ice patches, icemen and ice age technology featured at Frozen Pasts: 3rd International Glacial Archeology Symposium.