Government of Yukon

December 2016

Home health monitoring goes live in Yukon
January 11, 2017 - Patients with some chronic conditions can now receive support in their homes and communities.

Premier sets direction for ministers
January 10, 2017 - The letters highlight commitments ministers and their departments have been asked to accomplish.

Governments of Canada and Yukon invest in the Ross River suspension bridge
January 10, 2017 - Phase 2 repairs to the Ross River suspension bridge will begin soon. Local residents and visitors to the area will once again be able to safely cross the Pelly River.

Government of Yukon and First Nations to meet for Yukon Forum
January 5, 2017 - Government of Yukon and First Nations will meet for a Yukon Forum on January 13.

Premier has asked the Commissioner to convene the Yukon Legislative Assembly
December 23, 2016 - The one-day session of the Yukon Legislative Assembly would meet on January 12, 2017.

Continuing care commended for its commitment to quality improvement
December 22, 2016 - Government of Yukon's continuing care program received scores of more than 97 per cent from Accreditation Canada and is commended for its commitment to individuals in its care.

Government of Yukon approves new open pit at Minto mine
December 19, 2016 - Minto can start developing and mining the Area 2 Stage 3 open pit.

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act review report released today
December 14, 2016 - Government of Yukon releases Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act review report.

Pan-Canadian framework on climate change meets Yukon’s unique needs
December 9, 2016 - Government of Yukon signs on to the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. Framework recognizes Yukon’s unique northern circumstance.

Landmark exhibition includes new and historic art works
December 8, 2016 - An exhibition of the new acquisitions to the Yukon Permanent Art Collection opened today.

Yukon premier to join prime minister, premiers in Ottawa to discuss climate change
December 6, 2016 - Premier Sandy Silver will meet with his counterparts in Ottawa this week.

Yukon welcomes new RCMP commanding officer
December 6, 2016 - Chief Superintendent Scott Sheppard has been named commanding officer of Yukon's RCMP ("M" Division) and has assumed the leadership of Yukon's police force.

Nils Clarke nominated for Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly
December 6, 2016 - Clarke has practised law in Yukon for over 24 years and has worked as the executive director of the Yukon Legal Services Society since 2000. 

New Yukon Cabinet sworn in by Commissioner
December 3, 2016 - Today, Premier Sandy Silver and the new Government of Yukon Cabinet were sworn in.