Government of Yukon

September 2010

New regulation will guide the future of Yukon's forests
September 29, 2010 - Modern forest legislation will come into effect on January 31, 2011

Yukon leads way and participates in new National Alert Aggregation and Dissemination system
September 24, 2010 - New national alert system helps keep Yukoners informed.

Yukon brings Alberta program North
September 22, 2010 - Local health professionals learn to deliver Alberta Weight Wise program to local residents.

Yukoners will need more documents for new cards; fees remain low
September 22, 2010 - New secure ID cards will be widely accepted and recognized.

Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act on distracted driving
September 21, 2010 - Proposed changes include banning the use of hand held cell phones and other electronic devices while driving.

Yukon introduces tax changes to promote small business and investment
September 21, 2010 - Changes to help both individual and corporate taxpayers.

New lots available at Ingram subdivision
September 21, 2010 - Ingram subdivision lottery and tender packages are now available.

Employees honoured at 2010 Premier’s Award of Excellence presentations
September 17, 2010 - Premier Fentie recognizes employee professionalism, leadership and dedication to public service at the 2010 Premier's Award of Excellence presentation.

Emergency Medical Services temporary station update
September 17, 2010 - EMS crews to operate 24/7 from their temporary facility; permanent station by 2012.

Renewable energy and advances in sustainable mining to be highlighted at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference
September 16, 2010 - Success in Yukon mining, renewable energy and sustainable mining will be the focus for Minister Rouble at this week’s annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference.

Yukon Permanent Art Collection acquisitions expand cultural legacy
September 16, 2010 - "Capture" exhibition features eight new yukon-inspired acquisitions to the Permanent Art Collection.

Electrical rebate extended
September 16, 2010 - Rebate extended until March 2011

Fifteen community projects receive CDF funding
September 15, 2010 - Yukon government's CDF program is helping Yukoners with disabilities.

Police force review extended
September 14, 2010 - Justice Minister has extended the deadline for the Review of Yukon's Police Force until December 1.

Yukon promotes collaborative tourism initiatives with German partners
September 8, 2010 - Tourism sector joins Minister Elaine Taylor in a trip to promote collaboration and co-operation with German partners.

Premier presents Carcross educator with national literacy award
September 8, 2010 - Premier Dennis Fentie presents the Council of the Federation Literacy Award to Eleanor Millard.

Fall legislative sitting to start September 21
September 3, 2010 - Premier Fentie announces early fall session.

Fund supports community arts and culture
September 1, 2010 - Funding the arts allows for economic and social change, bringing Yukon into new stages of development while encouraging a strong sense of community.

Circumpolar conference seeds ideas for Yukon agriculture
September 1, 2010 - Yukoners head to Norway to sow perspectives and reap expertise on farming in the North.