Government of Yukon

January 2013

Premier continues to build Yukon–Alaska relations
January 30, 2013 - Premier Darrell Pasloski and Alaska Governor Sean Parnell discuss projects that could enhance Yukon’s long-term energy and telecommunications security.

Three Yukon geologists receive prospecting and mineral exploration award
January 30, 2013 - Three Yukon geologists are recognized for excellence in mineral prospecting at Vancouver event.

Yukon government gives mining exploration program a boost
January 29, 2013 - A popular government mineral exploration fund has been given a boost.

Yukon government authorizes two new mining operations
January 28, 2013 - Government authorizes new mining operations in historic silver district.

Yukon government seeks views on requested oil and gas rights in north Yukon
January 25, 2013 - The Yukon government is seeking views on two requested areas for oil and gas rights.

Outfitters promote Yukon as a destination
January 23, 2013 - Yukon government and outfitters partner to attract visitors.

Yukon introduces Tobacco-Free Tuesdays
January 22, 2013 - Quitting smoking for one day a month can earn Yukoners prizes and start them on the path to quitting for good.

Canadian Centre for Child Protection partnership to help protect Yukon children
January 19, 2013 - Yukon government and Canadian Centre for Child Protection work to educate about online abuse.

Yukoners can still protect themselves against the flu
January 14, 2013 - Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Brendan Hanley, says Yukoners still have time to protect themselves against this year’s flu virus.

Yukon’s Sound Recording Program benefitting new and veteran sound artists
January 14, 2013 - Eight Yukon recording artists are receiving a total of $22,000 to further their sound careers.

Health and Social Services deputy minister selected
January 11, 2013 - Patricia Meade has an extensive background in health management.

Fulda challenges Yukon winter
January 10, 2013 - Black and red Fulda colours travel Yukon highways.

Yukon promoting competitive advantages and mineral potential during Asian tour
January 9, 2013 - Economic Development goes to Asia to promote Yukon as a great place to invest.

Yukon and Alaska renew long-standing tourism marketing partnership
January 8, 2013 - Joint Yukon-Alaska Cooperative Marketing partnership promotes both jurisdictions.

Nominations now open for new excellence in water stewardship award
January 8, 2013 - Chance to honour Yukon leaders in water stewardship.

Yukon’s birth rate rising steadily
January 7, 2013 - The number of babies born in Yukon is on the rise; highest since the early 1990s.

Marketing fund recipients promote Yukon worldwide
January 7, 2013 - Both traditional and innovative tourism marketing methods get support from Yukon’s Tourism Cooperative Marketing Fund.

Advanced Artist Award supports individual artistic skills development
January 7, 2013 - Advanced Artist Award supports innovative developmental artistic pursuits.