Government of Yukon

December 2012

Commissioner’s New Year’s Levee celebrates Yukoners
December 27, 2012 - Yukoners to receive awards and medals at the levee at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

Yukon/Canada partnership allows winter access to Kluane National Park and Reserve and Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site
December 21, 2012 - Cooperative arrangement allows for winter recreation and tourism opportunities.

Government to track how many Yukoners are without physicians
December 20, 2012 - New registry for doctorless patients will help inform government’s recruitment and retention initiatives.

Call for submissions offers unique opportunity for Yukon artists
December 20, 2012 - Call for submissions to Permanent Art Collection includes unique opportunity for Yukon artist to have their work photographed.

Temporary gymnasium planned for F.H. Collins during school construction
December 19, 2012 - F.H. Collins students will have a temporary gymnasium on-site beginning in fall 2013 if a successful bid on the project is awarded next month.

Premier addresses Yukon issues at finance ministers’ meeting
December 18, 2012 - Yukon’s premier discussed Yukon priorities with colleagues during a two-day meeting.

Arts funding supports artistic expression and community engagement
December 18, 2012 - Festivals, Francophone culture and young fiddlers are supported through Yukon arts funding.

Yukon performers and snow carvers to be showcased at Ottawa celebration
December 11, 2012 - Yukon dancers, MCs and comedians will entertain visitors at Ottawa’s Winterlude festival in February 2013.

Social inclusion and poverty reduction strategy released
December 10, 2012 - Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction strategy outlines how government will better support the most vulnerable.

Holiday season provides opportunity to support local economy
December 10, 2012 - The perfect gift this holiday season is created in Yukon.

Car seat safety draw winners get education funding boost
December 7, 2012 - Four children receive education grants for car safety.

25th anniversary of Yukon government support for historic properties
December 6, 2012 - Yukon government's Historic Properties Assistance marks its 25th anniversary this year.

Community Development Fund invests in the future, commemorates the past
December 4, 2012 - Several community organizations have been awarded Tier 1 and Tier 2 funding for projects under the Community Development Fund.

Funding enables Yukon artists to reach new international audiences
December 4, 2012 - Yukon visual artist, snow carvers and comics to tour internationally and reach new audiences.

Flu arrives early in Yukon
December 4, 2012 - Yukon seeing flu cases four months earlier than usual this year.

Silhouettes showcases anti-violence messages in public places
December 4, 2012 - Silhouettes being displayed in a number of public places as another means of provoking discussion and action in our daily lives to end violence against women.

Award celebrates outstanding Aboriginal employees in the Yukon government
December 3, 2012 - Roberta Sembsmoen and Helen Gartner are the 2012 recipients of the Yukon government's Aboriginal Employees Award of Honour.

Projects share Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund money
December 3, 2012 - The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund is providing funding to six groups that are working towards making our communities safer and more compassionate places to live.