Government of Yukon

February 2014

The Yukon government promotes carbon monoxide safety
February 28, 2014 - You can smell some things, but you can't smell carbon monoxide - new website explains how to be safer.

Yukon government purchases two new ambulances
February 27, 2014 - Emergency medical services enhanced by ambulances outfitted to operate efficiently year-round.

New forest mapping agreement contributes to regional economic growth
February 27, 2014 - Haines Junction area forest vegetation inventory will be shared with other stakeholders.

Affordable housing RFQ attracts interest from private and non-profit sectors
February 26, 2014 - Nine proponents with projects in four communities advance to RFP phase.

Local renewable energy to supplement electrical generation in Yukon
February 25, 2014 - People with surplus renewable energy can be compensated for feeding power to the grid.

Yukon and Alaska moving forward on feasibility study for potential economic corridor
February 25, 2014 - Feasibility of developing electrical and telecommunication connections between Yukon and southeast Alaska to be assessed.

Leadership Education and Athletic Development launched at Porter Creek Secondary
February 20, 2014 - LEAD program will help students develop personal leadership, wellness and active living skills.

A statement by Premier Pasloski on the passing of Chris Pearson
February 20, 2014 - Yukon's first premier died February 14, 2014.

New high school in Whitehorse moving forward
February 19, 2014 - Contractor selected for F.H. Collins Secondary School replacement project.

Waterfront development plans moving forward in Southern Lakes
February 19, 2014 - Twenty one-acre waterfront cottage lots scheduled for August lottery.

Government of Yukon files Statement of Defence for the Peel Watershed Land Use Plan
February 18, 2014 - The Government of Yukon has filed its Statement of Defence.

Department accepts recommendations from Auditor General
February 18, 2014 - Minister of Health and Social Services accepts Auditor General's recommendations on the department’s Family and Children’s Services branch.

Know Your Numbers back by popular demand
February 13, 2014 - Public blood pressure clinics open February 14 to 27.

Yukon’s larger than life brand profiled at Canada Corroboree in Australia
February 13, 2014 - Yukon attends Canada Corroboree in Australia–the second largest overseas market for tourism.

Yukon and British Columbia sign partnership agreement
February 12, 2014 - Sharing, cooperating and collaborating will advance mutual goals.

Government and industry consider next steps for improving broadband
February 12, 2014 - Two-day forum in Whitehorse continues work towards a better-connected North.

Court of Appeal delivers decision long awaited by CSFY and Yukon Education
February 11, 2014 - Yukon Court of Appeal has rendered a decision.

Sixth annual governance conference supports strategic opportunities in Yukon
February 6, 2014 - Conference showcased First Nations governance success stories and sharing visions.

Yukon government targets Ottawa tourism market through Air North flights
February 6, 2014 - New service includes two flights a week from Whitehorse to Ottawa via Yellowknife.

Outfitters promote Yukon as world class hunting destination
February 6, 2014 - Yukon recognized as best-practice leader in outfitting management in North America.

Proposed amendments to the Fatal Accidents Act open for comment
February 6, 2014 - Public invited to provide input about the proposed amendments before March 1.

New albums and demos made possible through the Yukon Sound Recording Program
February 3, 2014 - Eleven Yukon musicians and groups receive financial assistance to record music.