Government of Yukon

July 2017

Yukon athletes travel to Winnipeg for 2017 Canada Summer Games
July 27, 2017 - Over 160 athletes are headed to Winnipeg for the 50th Canada Summer Games.

Team Yukon returns from North American Indigenous Games with 22 medals
July 25, 2017 - Yukon athletes earned 22 medals at this year's North American Indigenous Games.

Statement on the New Canadian Agricultural Partnership
July 25, 2017 - Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources issued the following statement with regards to the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Government of Yukon increases core funding to Humane Society Yukon
July 20, 2017 - Government of Yukon increases funding for Humane Society Yukon to support its work to promote responsible pet ownership and rehome animals across the territory.

Yukon completes valuable year as chair of Council of the Federation
July 18, 2017 - Premier Sandy Silver has wrapped up Yukon's 2016-17 term as chair of the Council of the Federation, the first territory to chair the council.

Seven community projects awarded crime prevention, victim services funding
July 19, 2017 - The fund is providing $112,925 to seven community-led projects.

Government of Yukon makes donation to support those affected by B.C. wildfires
July 18, 2017 - The Government of Yukon has donated $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.

More than $1.4 million in sport and recreation funding announced
July 17, 2017 - Yukon's sport and recreation community will benefit from over $1.4 million in annual funding.

Community Development Fund supports Ross River community projects
July 17, 2017 - Government of Yukon has approved nearly $700,000 towards 18 community projects through CDF Tier 2 funding.

Yukon athletes headed to Toronto for North American Indigenous Games
July 14, 2017 - Over 130 Yukon athletes are preparing to represent the territory at this year's North American Indigenous Games.

Government of Yukon hosting poverty reduction and housing forum
July 10, 2017 - The Government of Yukon is hosting a one-day forum to expand on the connections between poverty and housing.

Major infrastructure investment in Yukon
July 6, 2017 - Yukon has received new funding for infrastructure.

Find your “un” in Yukon’s undiscovered campgrounds
July 6, 2017 - Find the perfect spot for a weekend getaway in Yukon's undiscovered campgrounds.

Carmacks and Watson Lake receive funding to support affordable housing needs
July 5, 2017 - Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation and a Watson Lake landlord benefit from Yukon Housing Corporation's programming.

Government of Yukon wants your opinion on missing persons legislation
July 4, 2017 - The Government of Yukon is considering legislation to assist Yukon RCMP in missing persons investigations and needs your feedback.

Yukon partners with Alberta to evaluate Yukon College readiness for degree granting
July 4, 2017 - The Campus Alberta Quality Council will ensure Yukon College meets established institutional standards as the college moves toward providing its own made-in-Yukon degree programs.