Government of Yukon

July 2010

Agriculture research helps put Yukon grown food on local plates
July 30, 2010 - Join Agriculture branch staff Wednesday, August 4 to learn how government research is assisting local food production.

Yukon adopts new birth certificate
July 30, 2010 - New identification will minimize indentity theft, forgeries and loss

Yukon Emergency Medical Services launches new ambulance deployment initiative
July 30, 2010 - Phased plan to better serve the geographical heart of Whitehorse.

Carcross waterfront investments celebrated during Golden Spike Day 2010
July 29, 2010 - The Golden Spike Anniversary marks an important milestone in Yukon's history.

Public input invited on three Yukon business-related acts
July 28, 2010 - Government invites comments from citizens and interest groups on plans to modernize business legislation.

Webisodes provide training for local film crews and promote Yukon as a filming location
July 28, 2010 - Yukon film crews hired to direct webisodes advertising Yukon as a premier film location.

A wide cross-section of community projects receive Tier 1 funding
July 28, 2010 - Whitehorse residents with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C get help finding housing – just one of the many CDF projects awarded from the Tier 1 intake.

Consultation begins on Recommended Peel Land Use Plan
July 23, 2010 - Public and stakeholder input will be accepted until October 1.

Distracted driving consultation now underway
July 16, 2010 - HPW starts consultation on distracted driving across the territory.

Yukon affected by national product recall
July 15, 2010 - Meat may be contaminated with salmonella.

New website connects Yukon youth to services and funds
July 15, 2010 - The Youth Directory makes funds, services and programs available in Yukon more accessible, by compiling them on one website.

Kwanlin Dün First Nation healing program funded
July 8, 2010 - Traditional and modern healing techniques for Yukoners.

Medical studies agreement with Memorial University
July 8, 2010 - Memorial University’s School of Medicine to save one seat.

Yukoners contribute to police force review
July 7, 2010 - Yukoners provide comments to help improve the service provided by police.

Yukon Wildland Fire Management lauded for work in British Columbia
July 2, 2009 - Wildland Fire Management employees have been presented with a Heroes and Rescue Award.