Government of Yukon

August 2012

Team Yukon set for the 2012 Canada 55+ Games
August 30, 2012 - Yukon athletes ready for competition.

Premier announces shuffle of deputy ministers
August 30, 2012 - Changes in the roles of several senior leaders in the Yukon government public service were announced today.

Interim staking withdrawal extended for Peel Watershed region
August 30, 2012 - The Government of Yukon today issued a temporary extension to the interim withdrawal from mineral staking for all lands in the Peel Watershed Region until May 4, 2013.

Yukon government releases report on oil-fired appliances
August 29, 2012 - The Oil-Fired Appliances Working Group have released their Action Plan and Recommendations and the Yukon government now seeks input from Yukoners.

Arts Fund supports community art engagement
August 28, 2012 - Public engagement strengthens Yukon's arts community.

Yukon explores innovative strategies with German and Swiss tourism partners
August 27, 2012 - Yukon tourism sector to visit with German-speaking European partners including Fulda, Condor, Hannover Zoo and tourism trade representatives.

Visitor study will contribute to the future health of Yukon’s tourism industry
August 27, 2012 - New visitor study will provide Yukon with accurate up-to-date stats reflecting today's travel choices and experiences.

Upper Liard flood assistance package announced
August 24, 2012 - Owners of homes damaged by flooding in Upper Liard in June will be offered an assistance package from the Yukon Housing Corporation.

Yukon’s ancient Arctic ground squirrel makes its television debut
August 23, 2012 - Yukon's little Arctic ground squirrel will make its television debut in the BBC's Ice Age documenttary next year.

Youth passions highlighted in new video series
August 23, 2012 - Youth video project highlights passions of local Yukon youth.

Yukon delivering on new residential lots
August 23, 2012 - Yukon government offering a supply and range of land and housing options.

Yukon Police Council is seeking public input for policing priorities
August 22, 2012 - The newly established Yukon Police Council is seeking input from Yukon citizens on priorities for policing in Yukon.

A statement from the premier on a new resource revenue agreement with Canada
August 21, 2012 - Today on behalf of the Government of Yukon, Premier Darrell Pasloski signed a new agreement with the Government of Canada on resource revenues.

Yukon government improves inspection of quartz mining operations
August 17, 2012 - Government moves to increase clarity and consistency of inspections at quartz mining operations.

Ten more beds open at Thomson Centre
August 13, 2012 - Continuing care beds total 172 with opening of additional 10 beds at Thomson Centre.

Yukon communities greet Alaska Highway convoy
August 10, 2012 - Convoy travels through Yukon communities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Alaska Highway.

New Whitehorse Liquor Store customer service survey
August 2, 2012 - Customers at the Whitehorse Liquor Store are invited to provide feedback.

Lease agreement signed to support development of agriculture infrastructure
August 1, 2012 - Lease agreement signed for rezoned land on Mayo Road to enable planning for centralized infrastructure for agriculture sector.