Government of Yukon

August 2017

Yukoners are asked to remember and act on International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31, 2017 - The Government of Yukon is recognizing the International Overdose Awareness Day.

Government support for community-driven projects
August 29, 2017 - The Government of Yukon supports community-driven projects.

Experienced artists receive professional development awards
August 25, 2017 - The Advanced Artist Award recognizes experienced Yukon artists.

Roof replacement for Destruction Bay Community Centre
August 25, 2017 - The Destruction Bay Community Centre gets new roof thanks for funding provided by the Department of Community Service and Economic Development.

Locals and visitors are getting a taste of Yukon's culinary industry
August 24, 2017 - Flavours of Yukon to be showcased during culinary festival.

Yukon teachers are back to school at the annual Summer Academy
August 23, 2017 - Yukon teachers, principals, educational assistants and remedial tutors are back to school today, kicking off the year with two days of learning.

The Government of Yukon wants your thoughts on school calendar
August 22, 2017 - The Government of Yukon is developing a four-year school calendar for Yukon schools and is seeking feedback from the public through an online survey available August 22 to October 16.

Opportunity for public to give input on new Act to regulate Yukon legal practice
August 18, 2017 - Interested Yukoners are asked to provide their opinion on potential changes to the Legal Profession Act.

Yukon athletes return from Canada Summer Games
August 17, 2017 - Team Yukon celebrates return from Canada Summer Games.

Government of Yukon wants your input on carbon price rebate
August 16, 2017 - Share your input on how the Yukon government can best develop a rebate that will return revenues from the federal carbon price to Yukoners and local businesses.

Government of Yukon honours outstanding Yukon youth
August 16, 2017 - Four youth were awarded the Outstanding Youth Achievement Award today.

Three deputy ministers join the Government of Yukon
August 15, 2017 - New deputy ministers have been placed in the departments of Health and Social Services, Tourism and Culture and Education.

Government of Yukon wants your input on cannabis legalization
August 10, 2017 - Yukoners have more than seven weeks to participate in a public survey about cannabis legalization.

Every Yukon community to benefit from federal Gas Tax Fund transfer
August 8, 2017 - Every Yukon community to benefit from federal Gas Tax Fund transfer. The first of two installments have been delivered to support local infrastructure priorities.

School bus registration deadline extended to August 11
August 1, 2017 - School bus registration has been extended to August 11.

Yukon-based projects share $300,000 to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls
August 1, 2017 - The Government of Yukon has awarded funding to local organizations that help prevent violence against women.