Government of Yukon

January 2010

Funding enhancements advance work on gender equity
January 28, 2010 - Yukon organizations working on behalf of women receive long-term funding.

Public consultation period on energy policies extended
January 28, 2010 - Yukoners will have another month to comment on innovative energy solutions.

Community Development Fund supports First Nations culture and heritage
January 26, 2010 - Haines Junction cultural centre and Dene games in schools among those receiving support.

New northern search and rescue web resource
January 26, 2010 - New search and rescue website helps adventurers plan better and stay safe in Yukon’s magnificent, world-class wilderness areas.

Yukon musicians advancing their careers
January 25, 2010 - Seven Yukon musicians share $23,000 for development of demo and full-length recordings.

Advanced Artist Award supports artistic exploration and innovation
January 20, 2010 - Risk-taking artists will explore collaborative dance and contemporary ghost stories in latest round of Advanced Artist Award allocations.

Advanced Education offers youth a STEP up
January 20, 2010 - Yukon post-secondary students and employers to benefit from enhancements to STEP.

Yukon metals shine at Mineral Exploration Roundup
January 18, 2010 - Yukon’s metals shine as global representatives of the mineral and mining exploration sector gather.

Yukon supports Canadian Red Cross Haitian relief efforts
January 14, 2010 - Yukon responds to devastation in Haiti by donating to the Red Cross relief efforts.

Agreement with YTA not yet reached
January 13, 2010 - YTA must now choose binding arbitration or conciliation.

Tax room sharing agreements with First Nations renewed
January 12, 2010 - Income tax paid by people living on Settlement Land continues to go to First Nation governments.

Fulda arrives in Yukon to take on the extreme elements once again
January 11, 2010 - Local and International competitors test their skill, strength and stamina at the Fulda Extreme Winter Challenge, while vying for Yukon gold.

Yukon government encouraged by Joint Review Panel report
January 7, 2010 - The North is better off with the Mackenzie Gas Project than without it, according to the Joint Review Panel’s recent report.

Youth starting new year with new jobs
January 6, 2010 - Eighteen Whitehorse youths will get job experience thanks to a new program that is helping employers with wage costs.