Government of Yukon

October 2010

Governments sign management plan for new protected area
October 29, 2010 - The management plan for Yukon's newest habitat protection area calls for more use of traditional knowledge for land use policies for the Tsâwnjik Chu (Nordenskiold) wetland complex.

Congratulations to Yukon’s newest operating hard rock mine
October 29, 2010 - Historic silver district revived with opening of Yukon's second operating hard rock mine

Breast health promoted through theatre, art and discussion
October 28, 2010 - Breast health promoted to Yukon women via interactive format of art, theatre and discussion.

$5.9 million royalty payment made to Selkirk First Nation
October 25, 2010 - Minto mine royalty transferred and funding for early childhood development centre approved

Our Towns, Our Future review launched today
October 22, 2010 - The review will look for innovative and cost effective ways to support strong and sustainable municipalities.

November start for new secure driver’s licence and general identification card
October 21, 2010 - New secure cards will become available in November.

Ten bursaries awarded to students in health and medical fields
October 21, 2010 - Ten Yukoners awarded bursaries to pursue studies in fields of medicine and health care.

Yukon government congratulates Yukon Hospital Corporation
October 18, 2010 - Yukon Hospital Corporation, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2011.

Energy, Mines and Resources Library celebrates Canadian Library Month
October 14, 2010 - Yukoners are invited to the EMR Library Open House on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

$1.4 million to be invested in Yukon through Labour Market Agreement
October 7, 2010 - $1.4 million will fund numerous Yukon projects as part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan.

Community Development Funds awarded to 10 projects
October 5, 2010 - Emergency preparedness and heritage projects supported by the Community Dvelopment Fund.