Government of Yukon

September 2012

Coordinator position for single parent family complex to continue
September 28, 2012 - Family housing project in Whitehorse will conitue to benefit from coordinator services.

Yukon marks Tourism Day with local awards
September 27, 2012 - Yukon celebrates its tourism champions at a morning breakfast in recognition of World Tourism Day.

Yukon government campgrounds open for Thanksgiving weekend
September 26, 2012 - Outdoor opportunities extended as majority of Yukon government campgrounds to be opened through the Thanksgiving weekend.

Community Development Fund Tier 1 supports arts, recreation and communication
September 26, 2012 - Several organizations receive support for diverse community initiatives.

Public input sought on recommended Dawson Forest Resources Management Plan
September 24, 2012 - Comment on the recommended Dawson Forest Resources Management Plan until November 9.

Premier announces Award of Excellence nominees
September 25, 2012 - Six individuals and eight teams have been nominated for the 2012 Premier’s Award of Excellence, which recognizes outstanding public servants in the Yukon government.

Premier returns from China trip
September 24, 2012 - Premier builds relationships and expands Yukon's trade and investment opportunities during recent China visit.

Yukon’s Touring Artist Fund reaches across borders
September 21, 2012 - Touring broadens audience appreciation.

Yukon Mining and Yukon Lands Map Viewers modernized
September 21, 2012 - The Government of Yukon 's new Yukon Mining and Yukon Lands map viewers are now online.

National symposium explores policing in the North
September 20, 2012 - A national symposium on policing in northern and remote Canada wrapped up today in Whitehorse.

Deputy premier to attend state memorial
September 20, 2012 - Yukon will be represented at former Alberta premier's memorial.

School of Visual Arts receives continued support
September 19, 2012 - Education Minister Scott Kent has announced a further three years of funding for Yukon’s School of Visual Arts.

Community Safety Award recipients honoured
September 19, 2012 - Justice Minister Mike Nixon announces the winners of the new Community Safety Awards.

Territorial justice ministers work together on northern issues
September 18, 2012 - Territorial ministers of Justice met today in Whitehorse to talk about justice and public safety issues of particular concern to the North.

Yukon signs sister province agreement with Shaanxi
September 18, 2012 - Yukon and Shaanxi Province in China are signing an agreement to enhance mutual understanding and friendship between the two jurisdictions.

A statement from Premier Darrell Pasloski
September 18, 2012 - Premier offers tribute to former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed.

Women's Directorate to co-host the second Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Summit
September 18, 2012 - The Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Summit 2 is scheduled to occur October 13 and 14.

Memorandum of Understanding renewed with Association of Yukon Communities
September 17, 2012 - The Government of Yukon and the AYC renewed a cooperation accord first signed in 2009.

Yukon hosting federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture
September 12, 2012 - The annual meeting, being held September 12 to 14, will discuss agriculture topics including food processing, risk management tools and trade and market access.

Commemorative 9/11 plaque now on display
September 11, 2012 - Plaque of appreciation to Yukoners from the United States for their efforts on September 11, 2001 is now permanently installed at the Whitehorse airport.

National symposium explores policing in the North
September 10, 2012 - Stakeholder groups and delegates from across Canada will meet in Whitehorse this month to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding policing in northern and remote communities.

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Elder receives literacy award for revitalizing Hän language
September 7, 2012 - Doris Roberts has been presented with the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

New management plan for the Aishihik Wood Bison Herd
September 4, 2012 - A new management plan for the Aishihik Wood Bison Herd reflects the interests of community members, hunters and wildlife while ensuring the herd’s long-term viability.