Government of Yukon

November 2014

Celebrate the Christmas season with Yukon-made art and crafts
November 28, 2014 - Yukon gets into the Christmas spirit with locally made art and crafts.

Celebration of Music to showcase Yukon performers
November 27, 2014 - The Yukon administration building will burst with musical talent every noon hour from November 28 to December 5.

Yukon tourism leaders take home two Canadian Tourism Awards
November 27, 2014 - Yukon has two new award-winning tourism operators.

Yukon government announces funding contribution to Habitat for Humanity
November 27, 2014 - The Government of Yukon is contributing $300,000 from the Northern Housing Trust to Habitat for Humanity Yukon to continue its good work.

More students interested in CHAOS than ever before
November 27, 2014 - Unique opportunity for Grade 9 and 10 Yukon students through CHAOS experiential program.

GeoYukon web application is live
November 26, 2014 - A new tool to access Yukon government’s most up-to-date and comprehensive collection of spatial data including imagery now available.

Touring Artist Fund supports local musician’s Canadian tour
November 26, 2014 - The Touring Artists Fund is supporting a Yukon artist’s cross-Canada tour.

Child Support Administrative Recalculation Service is now available
November 26, 2014 - The Government of Yukon has launched the new Child Support Administrative Recalculation Service.

Legislative amendments create new municipal domestic water well program
November 25, 2014 - Eligible residents in participating municipalities will soon be able to drill their own wells.

Four Yukon tourism leaders up for Canadian Tourism Awards
November 24, 2014 - Yukon finalists in the running for tourism awards demonstrate the range of experience for visitors to the industry.

Construction contract awarded for new seniors’ complex
November 20, 2014 - Construction is underway for a state-of-the-art, accessible seniors’ housing complex in Whitehorse

Coroners will receive a pay increase for services
November 20, 2014 - The Government of Yukon has approved pay increases for coroners, bringing compensation provisions in line with other Canadian jurisdictions

Notable site in Whitehorse receives Yukon Historic Site Designation
November 18, 2014 - One of the oldest structures still standing in Whitehorse designated as Historic Site.

The Yukon government recognizes excellence in mining practices
November 18, 2014 - Awards for excellence in mining reclamation were given out at the Geoscience awards banquet last night.

Yukon government provides support for mining industry, sets long-term vision
November 17, 2014 - Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources announces direct support and long-term strategy development for mining industry.

Communities get a boost in core funding from the Yukon government
November 14, 2014 - Yukon government increases core funding for community recreation in unincorporated Yukon communities

Yukon welcomes the 14th annual Fulda Challenge
November 14, 2014 - Minister Mike Nixon welcomes all to the Fulda Winter Challenge, an event that boosts overseas tourism marketing

Remaining Arctic Winter Games legacy fund distributed
November 14, 2014 - The final installment of the 2012 Arctic Winter Games legacy fund distributed to Yukon’s sport community

Yukon Police Council invites input for 2015-16 policing priorities
November 13, 2014 - Yukon Police Council wants to hear input from Yukoners on policing priorities.

Amendments to Pioneer Utility Grant Act accepted
November 13, 2014 - Seniors will continue having the option to access the Pioneer Utility Grant.

Geoscience Forum and Trade Show showcases geology and mineral exploration
November 12, 2014 - The Geoscience Forum and Trade Show will be hosted in Whitehorse by the Yukon Chamber of Mines, November 15 to 19.

Hougen photographs and films highlight work and play in Yukon’s past
November 10, 2014 - Exhibit of Rolf Hougen’s photographs and films provides a pictorial history of how Yukoners lived, worked and played.

The Healthy Families program is expanding to help rural parents
November 7, 2014 - A culturally-sensitive, home-based family support service for parents expands to rural areas.

F.H. Collins students host public Holocaust education event
November 6, 2014 - Holocaust survivor Robbie Waisman speaks to public as part of Holocaust Education Week at F.H. Collins on November 5.

Yukon’s 2014 Farmers of the Year awarded for innovation
November 6, 2014 - Yukon’s 2014 Farmers of the Year awarded for innovation in agritourism and education.

A Guide to Home Heating Oil Tanks is now available
November 3, 2014 - A new publication on the correct installation and maintenance of home heating fuel oil tanks is now available.