Government of Yukon

March 2010

Government of Yukon reaches collective agreement with PSAC
March 31, 2010 - Yukon government reaches collective agreement with PSAC; deal to be ratified.

Labour mobility legislation tabled
March 31, 2010 - Proposed legislation will eliminate geographical barriers for working Canadians.

Community Services closer to issuing new secure driver's licence and general identification card
March 31, 2010 - Yukoners soon to have access to secure driver's licence and new ID card.

Victims given a stronger voice through act tabled today
March 29, 2010 - Proposed act to support and reflect victims' needs

Civil forfeiture legislation to take profits out of crime
March 29, 2010 - Government to remove incentives from unlawful activity

Partnerships strengthen Yukon’s presence at consumer shows
March 26, 2010 - Tourism partners target consumers in gateway cities

2010-11 Budget continues to invest in Yukoners’ economic and social future
March 25, 2010 - Record budget tabled in legislature

Webisodes showcase Yukon as a premier film location
March 24, 2010 - New webisodes to feature Yukon as a great film location will create employment for local film industry.

Additional funding improves home care for Yukon residents
March 24, 2010 - Additional funds to support increased home care services in Yukon.

Yukon-wide road upgrades in 2010-11 budget
March 23, 2010 - Yukon highway improvements will mean local employment this summer.

A social inclusion symposium to discuss reduction of poverty
March 23, 2010 - "Bridges and Barriers" is the theme of a symposium organized by the Office of Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction.

Projects share crime prevention and victim services trust fund money
March 23, 2010 - Projects related to victims of crime receive funding.

Students recognize teachers for making a difference
March 23, 2010 - Teachers will have their time to shine when students get an opportunity to write their educators' "report cards".

Funding doubles for three youth organizations
March 22, 2010 - More money earmarked to engage Yukon youth.

Public consultation on retirement income adequacy in Canada
March 19, 2010 - Voice your concerns about the adequacy of your retirement income.

Yukon government signs new medevac contract with local carrier
March 16, 2010 - Patients to continue flying with Alkan Air.

Enhanced marketing initiatives to expand Yukon reach
March 16, 2010 - Funding increase will support Yukon’s tourism sector and businesses.

Yukon shares the spirit of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games
March 12, 2010 - Yukon celebrates the 2010 Paralympic Games.

Spring legislative sitting to start March 25
March 11, 2010 - Legislature to re-open.

Arts Fund assists Yukon community projects
March 11, 2010 - Communities will be animated with dancing, fiddling, drumming and storytelling.

Design contract awarded for second Whitehorse ambulance station
March 9, 2010 - Design work to begin on Whitehorse ambulance station.

Protective Services branches donate gear and clothing
March 8, 2010 - Firefighting and protective equipment going to communities and countries in need.

Contracts let for renovations to Thomson Centre
March 5, 2010 - Two local firms part of Thomson Centre renovations.

Yukon meets the world’s mineral industry at PDAC
March 5, 2010 - Yukon promotes potential at world-renowned conference.

Recycling fund invests in community projects
March 3, 2010 - A pickup service in Dawson, facility improvements in Faro, and a waste glass project are just the latest recycling services supported by the Yukon government.

Yukon artists explore new venues through touring opportunities
March 3, 2010 - Artists will be featured throughout exhibits and festivals in southern Canada.