Government of Yukon

October 2016

Yukon general election date announced
October 7, 2016 - Premier Pasloski has announced Yukon's general election date.

Friends of Mount Sima Society receives funding for pre-season training program
October 5, 2016 - Yukon government is contributing $145,000 to the Friends of Mount Sima Society to assist with the continuation of an early-season training facility for elite athletes.

Premier issues statement regarding recent layoffs at Minto Mine
October 5, 2016 - Premier Pasloski offers a statement on Pelly Construction’s recent layoffs.

Fund supports Filipino and African cultural festivals in Whitehorse
October 4, 2016 - Yukon festivals are sharing music, dance, food and culture with support from the New Canadians Event Fund.

Government of Yukon and Air North partner to promote the territory
October 4, 2016 - Tourism and Culture will match marketing expenditures made by Air North up to $75,000.

Yukon government maintains firm stance against carbon tax
October 3, 2016 - A statement from Yukon's premier on the imposition of a carbon tax.

Yukon celebrates Canada’s 150th with pan-territorial cultural celebration
October 3, 2016 - Music Yukon will lead a pan-territorial event featuring performers, visual artists and athletes from Canada's North.

Projects to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women awarded funding
October 3, 2016 - The Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women Fund provides assistance for violence prevention projects developed by and for Aboriginal women.