Government of Yukon

September 2014

Justice minister receives MADD Canada Citizen of Distinction Award
September 29, 2014 - Minister of Justice Mike Nixon receives the MADD Canada's Citizen of Distinction Award.

Young Yukoners recognized with Youth Achievement Awards
September 26, 2014 - Young citizens who lead by example receive outstanding youth achievement awards.

Contract awarded for Ross River suspension bridge stabilization work
September 25, 2014 - Preliminary work on the project is expected to begin next week.

New fund helping to celebrate multiculturalism in Yukon
September 25, 2014 - A Chinese New Year celebration is just one of three events being funded through the New Canadians Event Fund so far.

Tourism minister builds stronger ties during European trade mission
September 22, 2014 - European tourism trade mission results in new cooperative marketing agreements and new connections in the Netherlands.

Dawson to host second rural experiential model for rural students
September 22, 2014 - Dawson City will host its second Rural Experiential Model from September 22 to 26, with students from 11 communities.

Outstanding public servants recognized with Premier’s Award of Excellence
September 19, 2014 - Premier Pasloski presented four teams and three individuals with the 2014 Premier's Award of Excellence today.

Government announces $6.3 million for Yukon Research Centre
September 18, 2014 - Government is investing $6.3 million in the Yukon Research Centre to continue and expand northern research and tech.

Arrival of second nurse practitioner benefits Yukon patients directly
September 18, 2014 - Addition of nurse practitioner expands clinic services within a collaborative care model.

Government names youth ambassador to climate change conference
September 17, 2014 - The Yukon delegation to this year's UN climate change conference will include a "youth ambassador".

Ministerial statement on Capstone Mining Corporation’s Minto Mine
September 17, 2014 - EMR Minister comments on suspension of open pit mining at Minto Mine.

Public review to be launched into proposed changes to recycling regime
September 17, 2014 - The Yukon government seeks public comment on its plans to modernize recycling regulations.

New advisory committee on energy efficiency building requirements appointed
September 11, 2014 - Advisory committee to review NBC energy efficiency provisions and comments from construction stakeholders and public.

Contract awarded for Old Crow environmental assessment work
September 11, 2014 - Environmental work to clean up contaminated sites in Old Crow to begin this fall.

New campaign launched on International FASD Awareness Day
September 8, 2014 - No, a teratogen is not a dinosaur. A series of online ads use a touch of humour to educate Yukoners on teratogens.

Yukoners asked to consider others on International FASD Awareness Day
September 8, 2014 - Departments of Health and Social Services and Justice urge Yukoners to think about how they can support women who are pregnant to have healthy babies.

Ice Age Mammals exhibit features real fossils and specimens
September 5, 2014 - Travelling exhibit takes visitors into Yukon's ice age past.

Tender for stabilization of Ross River suspension bridge work to be issued
September 4, 2014 - A public tender will be issued next week to stabilize the Ross River suspension bridge.

Yukon Development Corporation awards technical studies work to Midgard Consulting Inc.
September 3, 2014 - Team hired to provide answers to key technical questions in the Next Generation Hydro Work Plan.

Governments of Canada and Yukon announce largest tourism marketing initiative in Yukon’s history
September 2, 2014 - Tourism marketing gets a significant boost through a new joint initiative.