Government of Yukon

February 2018

Statement from Minister Pillai about Goldcorp's Coffee project
February 16, 2018 - Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Ranj Pillai today released a statement about Goldcorp’s Coffee project and its review status with the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB).

Northern Territories Alcohol Study to resume
February 15, 2018 - After discussions with the researchers, national brand representatives and other stakeholders, the Government of Yukon is inviting researchers to resume the Northern Territories Alcohol Study.

Government of Yukon and First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun sign Lansing Heritage Site Management Plan
February 15, 2018 - The Lansing Heritage Site Management Plan provides a long term vision to preserve the area and its stories.

Statement from Premier Silver on the 45th anniversary of Together Today for our Children Tomorrow
February 14, 2018 - Premier Sandy Silver released a statement on the 45th anniversary of Together Today for our Children Tomorrow, the document that paved the way for Yukon’s Final and Self-Government Agreements.

Premier Sandy Silver congratulates Yukon’s 2018 Olympic athletes
February 9, 2018 - Yukoners Dahria Beatty, Knute Johnsgaard, Emily Nishikawa and Graham Nishikawa are among the athletes representing Canada at the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Government of Yukon funds indigenous midwifery research project
February 8, 2018 - The Community Midwifery Association Yukon will receive $74,360 from the Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund to research and document historic birth knowledge and culture.

Yukon Association for Community Living receives Community Development Fund support
February 8, 2018 - The Yukon Association for Community Living has been awarded $10,516 through the Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund.

Government of Yukon officials and Yukon First Nations return from Ottawa
February 8, 2018 - Premier Sandy Silver, Government of Yukon Ministers, Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief Peter Johnston and other First Nations Chiefs met with federal ministers to discuss key issues of importance to Yukoners.

Government of Yukon increases Direct Operating Grant for early learning and child care centres
February 7, 2018 - This marks the first increase to the Direct Operating Grant since 2008 and strives to stabilize fees and availability of child care spaces throughout the territory.

New investment will provide clean and reliable drinking water for Dawson residents
February 2, 2018 - The Governments of Canada and Yukon today announced joint funding to construct a new pumphouse and water treatment equipment in Dawson.

Congratulations to Yukon’s 2017 Arctic Inspiration Prize winners
February 1, 2018 - Two Yukon projects were among the recipients of the Arctic Inspiration Prize at a ceremony held in Ottawa last night.

Government of Yukon and First Nations leaders set course for final Regional Land Use Plan for the Peel watershed
February 1, 2018 - Government of Yukon and affected First Nations leaders met in Dawson to discuss finalizing the Regional Land Use Plan for the Peel watershed.