Government of Yukon

June 2017

Better water and wastewater infrastructure for Haines Junction residents
June 29, 2017 - The governments of Canada and Yukon have contributed funding to help improve water and wastewater infrastructure for Haines Junction residents.

Governments of Canada and Yukon invest in 13 infrastructure projects throughout the territory
June 28, 2017 - Investing in modern and efficient infrastructure supports local economic opportunities and improves quality of life.

Pertussis cases confirmed in Whitehorse
June 27, 2017 - Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health encourages Yukoners to get vaccinated against pertussis.

Government officials meet to begin discussions on mining work plan
June 26, 2017 - Governments work together to improve management of mineral resources in Yukon.

Arts funding supports tours, celebrations and the creation of new works
June 23, 2017 - The Yukon government is announcing the recipients of fundnig for arts projects, tours and performances.

Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods unit takes action against drug trafficking and prostitution in Whitehorse
June 23, 2017 - The Government of Yukon takes action against drug trafficking and prostitution in Whitehorse.

Government of Yukon provides funding to the Golden Age Society
June 22, 2017 - The Golden Age Society received $18,900 from the Government of Yukon's Community Development Fund last week.

A statement from the Government of Yukon for National Aboriginal Day
June 20, 2017 - The premier has issued a statement for National Aboriginal Day.

The Community Development Fund supports meaningful community projects
June 20, 2017 - Thirteen projects that promote social, cultural and economic benefits to Yukoners have received more than $130,000 in Tier 1 funding from the Yukon government's Community Development Fund.

Community events celebrate National Aboriginal Day across Yukon
June 20, 2017 - June 21 will mark the first National Aboriginal Day since it was declared a statutory holiday in Yukon.

Connect with nature and discover species at Yukon’s biological treasure hunt
June 19, 2017 - Kluane BioBlitz 2017 provides an opportunity for visitors and Yukoners to explore nature and learn about Yukon's biodiversity.

Innovation and excellence recognized at the Premier’s Awards
June 15, 2017 - Garnet Muething, Kris Gustafson, Ron LeBlanc and the employees from the Community Services Asset Management team received the Premier's Award yesterday.

The Government of Yukon and City of Whitehorse sign 2020 Arctic Winter Games MOU
June 14, 2017 - The Government of Yukon will contribute funding and be a full partner in hosting the games.

Government of Yukon seeking feedback on long-term financial priorities of Yukoners
June 14, 2017 - Finance Minister Sandy Silver announced the start of the engagement process around Yukon's financial future.

Yukon Transportation Hall of Fame recognizes three new inductees
June 14, 2017 - The 2017 Pioneer of the Year, Person of the Year and Order of Polaris awards were presented at the annual ceremony.

Spring sitting wraps up, fall sitting to begin October 3
June 14, 2017 - Yukoners are invited to the opening of the fall sitting at 1:00 p.m. on October 3, 2017.

Yukon trans and gender-non-conforming individuals protected from discrimination
June 14, 2017 - Amendments to the Human Rights Act and the Vital Statistics Act protect trans and gender-non-conforming individuals.

Local artists celebrate Yukon with new tourism banner designs
June 13, 2017 - The work of six Yukon artists is being unveiled on new tourism banners.

Business Incentive Program will be applied to the City of Whitehorse’s municipal operations building
June 12, 2017 - Yukoners will benefit from the use of the Business Incentive Program for the City of Whitehorse's municipal operations building project.

Governments share long-term vision for early learning and child care
June 12, 2017 - Minister of Health and Social Services Pauline Frost represented Yukon at a meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers.

Premier brings Yukon priorities to Washington, DC
June 9, 2017 - Premier Silver completed a successful trip to Washington, DC as chair of the Council of the Federation.

Input sought in development of Faro mine remediation plan
Jun 9, 2017 - A six-month public engagement process will be gathering feedback on interests liked to the Faro mine site.

Yukon government releases results of mobile home survey
June 1, 2017 - The survey was conducted in April 2016.