Government of Yukon

January

Premier leading delegation to Ottawa to promote northern priorities and culture
January 30, 2014 - Yukon's interests and artistic talent highlighted at Ottawa's Winterlude festival.

Minister in Fairbanks to support Yukon Quest
January 30, 2014 - Yukon government promotes race to Alaska legislative members and business leaders.

Yukon government salutes award-winning geologists
January 30, 2014 - Yukon-based geologists win prestigious award.

Ensemble of artists will represent Yukon culture at Arctic Winter Games
January 29, 2014 - Six young performing artists join Team Yukon's cultural delegation.

Tourism statistics see new record set in 2013
January 28, 2014 - Border crossing statistics for 2013 show 345,510 visitors entered Yukon, a new record.

French language services pilot project goes live
January 28, 2014 - Yukon Francophones have access to new health services in French.

Yukon government increases funding to prospectors
January 27, 2014 - Funding increases by 40% to $1.4 million for 2014/15.

Advanced Artist Award supports artistic development
January 27, 2014 - Eleven professional artists will advance their practice in performing, visual or literary arts.

Yukon-Japan tourism marketplace promotes overseas visitation
January 27, 2014 - Japan is Yukon's fastest growing international market with aurora viewing being popular.

Premier and ministers to connect with mining industry at Roundup
January 24, 2014 - Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver highlights exploration and geology in Yukon, B.C. and Alaska.

Yukon government launches bilingual health passport
January 24, 2014 - New tool will help francophone patients and anglophone health care providers communicate.

Government focuses on smoking prevention and cessation during non-smoking week
January 24, 2014 - Latest tools now available at Quitpath.ca to help Yukoners quit smoking.

Consolidated versions of Yukon laws now available online
January 23, 2014 - Yukoners can quickly access and view laws in up-to-date form.

Pan-territorial partners make broadband connectivity recommendations
January 23, 2014 - Report examines connectivity levels and recommends service standards based on user-group needs.

Yukon government to proceed with Atlin Lake campground
January 22, 2014 - New campground adds to recreation opportunities in the Southern Lakes region.

Expression of Interest received for Millhaven Bay development
January 22, 2014 - A tourism development project on Bennett Lake is being reviewed.

Government of Yukon approves land use plan for public lands in Peel Watershed region
January 21, 2014 - The plan balances environmental protection and economic opportunity.

Regulation changes will reduce elk seal fees
January 20, 2014 - 12 of the 13 regulation changes take effect April 1, 2014.

Exceptional public servants receive Premier’s Award of Excellence
January 17, 2014 - Premier's award honours Yukon government employee accomplishments, talent and teamwork.

Whistle Bend subdivision reaches milestone
January 16, 2014 - Infrastructure ownership of Phase One and Two transferred to City of Whitehorse.

Community projects create new opportunities to explore, learn and grow
January 14, 2014 - Funding helps 18 organizations move forward with community projects.

New recreation centre ready for Ross River residents to enjoy
January 14, 2014 - Youth and hockey players eager to enjoy the new facility.

Whitehorse temporarily out of flu vaccine
January 10, 2014 - Whitehorse flu clinics closed until further notice.

Yukon’s mineral sector highlighted at Invest Yukon Pavilion
January 10, 2014 - Yukon government and Yukon Mining Alliance partner to attract investors.

Government of Yukon authorizes natural gas power generation in Watson Lake
January 10, 2014 - A 25-year licence has been issued to the Yukon Electrical Company Limited.

Flu activity picking up in Yukon
January 6, 2014 - Sixteen confirmed cases of influenza since early December.

Seven projects will foster safe and compassionate communities
January 2, 2014 - Four communities benefit through funding from the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund.