Government of Yukon

July 2014

Permanent Art Collection exhibition features diverse new works
July 31, 2014 - New acquisitions to Permanent Art Collection draw inspiration from Yukon stories, landscapes and traditions.

Yukon government increases the Advanced Artist Award by $70,000
July 31, 2014 - Award increase means that literary, performing and visual artists can access greater financial support for creative exploration.

Fund supports projects to preserve Yukon’s built heritage
July 30, 2014 - Fifteen historic buildings in eight communities will be preserved with Yukon government assistance.

Yukon government supports The Amazing Race Canada’s return to Yukon
July 30, 2014 - Television commercials aired during The Amazing Race Canada will promote Yukon as a tourism destination.

Significant step taken towards implementing Territory-wide 911 services
July 28, 2014 - An application for an auto-select solution to 911 emergency services for all of Yukon has been filed with the CRTC.

Development fund supports 15 community initiatives
July 22, 2014 - Community Development Fund awards over $206,000 to 15 projects supporting enhancements to Yukon communities.

Team Yukon at the 2014 North American Indigenous Games
July 21, 2014 - Team Yukon is in Regina for the 2014 North American Indigenous Games. Best of luck to all our athletes and participants!

Contract awarded for Next Generation Hydro for Yukon engagement process
July 16, 2014 - The contract for public engagement was awarded to Tipping Point Strategies at YDC's recent Board of Directors meeting.

Lotteries Yukon commemorates 40th anniversary with art competition
July 16, 2014 - Lotteries Yukon hosts art competition to mark its 40th anniversary, winners will be announced today.

Lotteries Yukon marks its 40th anniversary with a contribution to Sport Yukon
July 16, 2014 - The Lottery Commission makes a one-time contribution of $100,000 to the Kids Recreation Fund.

Yukon College Campus undergoing renovations
July 15, 2014 - Yukon College is set to receive security upgrades at the Ayamdigut campus and communications upgrades Yukon wide.

Yukon government supports the Klondike Visitors Association and Dawson City tourism
July 15, 2014 - One-time investment to the Klondike Visitors Association will benefit the Klondike Region and Yukon.

Camp Ember: Blazing a trail for women interested in Yukon’s fire service
July14, 2014 - Camp Ember is a firefighting academy for young women between the ages of 16 and 25.

Discover Yukon’s research forest and children’s playground
July 14, 2014 - Join a summer forest stroll and discover the playground while learning about forest research in Yukon.

Yukon delegates at Pan-Canadian Skills Summit
July 10, 2014 - Yukon stakeholders join education and labour market ministers at pan-Canadian symposium in Charlottetown.

Premier promotes Yukon interests at Western Premiers’ Conference
July 9, 2014 - Yukon premier co-leads labour market discussion at Western Premiers' Conference in Iqaluit.

Government of Yukon appoints new chair of Yukon Minerals Advisory Board
July 4, 2014 - New Chair appointed to Yukon Minerals Advisory Board.