Government of Yukon

June 2014

Mineral staking prohibition order extended for Ross River Area
June 25, 2014 - An interim mineral staking prohibition order in the Ross River Area has been extended until January 31, 2015.

Northern Housing Trust projects announced in two rural communities
June 25, 2014 - Two rural communities will benefit from almost $1.5 million in Northern Housing Trust investment.

Advanced Artist Award supports professional artistic development
June 19, 2014 - Advanced Artist Award supports ten professional artists to further their artistic skills and abilities.

Yukon government designates new areas requiring Class 1 notification
June 19, 2014 - The Yukon government has designated new areas that will require notification for low-level mining exploration activities.

Multi-party agreement reached on Dome Road solution
June 18, 2014 - Yukon government and Dawson City begin process to resolve issues on Dome Road and facilitate lot development.

Premier announces three new deputy ministers
June 18, 2014 - Premier appoints new deputy ministers for Community Services, Environment and Finance.

Youth Directorate funds 24 youth-focused projects
June 17, 2014 - The Youth Investment Fund has contributed approximately $60,000 toward 24 projects to benefit youth in Yukon this summer.

Development fund supports renovations and enhancements for communities
June 12, 2014 - Community organizations will benefit from tier III CDF support.

More than $1.3 million in sport and recreation funding announced
June 12, 2014 - From skiing to swimming and everything in between, 75 Yukon athletes and organizations receive funding.

Yukon government supports museums and First Nation cultural and heritage centres
June 12, 2014 - Yukon museums and First Nation cultural centres receive support for operations and management, and special projects.

Yukon leads country with response to FASD housing
June 11, 2014 - Housing option for individuals with FASD in Yukon puts territory on the leading edge for adult services.

New government strategy promotes water for nature and for people
June 11, 2014 - The Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan provides YG with a comprehensive approach to making water management decisions.

Funding programs expand opportunity for arts in Yukon
June 10, 2014 - Funding programs support eleven community arts projects and performing artists’ Canada and U.S. tour.

Yukon Lottery Commission supports 15 community-based organizations
June 9, 2014 - Fifteen Yukon art and sport and recreation organizations are the recipients of Lotteries Yukon’s Recreational projects.

Commissioner recognizes exemplary action, dedicated volunteers and talented youth
June 9, 2014 - Commissioner Doug Phillips presented Commissioner’s Awards and Commissioner’s Youth Showcase on Saturday, June 7.

Yukon recognizes Canadian contribution on 70th anniversary of D-Day
June 6, 2014 - Premier Darrell Pasloski invites Yukoners to join him in recognizing the sacrifices of Canadian and Allied forces

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest celebrated as Yukon historic site
June 6, 2014 - Watson Lake Sign Post Forest is celebrated as a Yukon Historic Site 72 years after a soldier posted the first sign.

Department holds week-long Project Lynx training for service providers
June 5, 2014 - Victim Services Branch providing Project Lynx orientation and training to youth and child service providers.

Yukon receives funding for national project on dementia care
June 4, 2014 - Participation in national project will assist Yukon in providing person centred dementia care for facility residents.

Yukon Transportation Hall of Fame inductees recognized
June 4, 2014 - Three Yukon transportation industry pioneers join the list of impressive inductees.