Agricultural Policy Framework
The Agricultural Policy Framework offers programs that give the Canadian agriculture and agri-food industry the tools, services and options to strengthen business and increase prosperity.
Agriculture Extension Services
The Agriculture Branch provides advice to farmers on all aspects of farm management, production, marketing, conservation techniques, new farm technology, and farm financing through extension services.
Beverage Container Refunds/Recycling
In Whitehorse, return bottles (glass and plastic) and cans for deposit refunds to the Raven Recycling (100 Galena Road).
Building Permits and Inspections
Building Safety supports, administers and enforces building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical standards. It also reviews development permits and maintains a building information repository.
Business Incentive Program
The Business Incentive Program (BIP) pays cash rebates as incentives to contractors who hire Yukon residents, apprentices and youth or manufactured products in the Yukon. Rebates apply to eligible Yukon government contracts.
Business Name Guidelines
Corporate Affairs registers information relating to partnerships and business names.
Change of Address
By completing just one change of address form, you can notify many territorial government offices and the City of Whitehorse that you're moving.
Child Care Subsidy Program
Helps families who need child care and may not be able to afford the cost.
Child care services
Listing of all Yukon Child Care Centres, download the Day Home checklist for health concerns and find child care professional designation guidelines.
Community Development Fund (CDF)
The Community Development Fund (CDF) gives Yukon groups, associations and organizations money for projects and events that create jobs, contribute to community well being and bring social and economic benefits to Yukon residents.
Consumer Services' aims to create and encourage a fair, efficient and informed marketplace for business and consumers.
Advertises public tenders and requests for proposals, issues and processes tender/proposal documents, manages the preliminary review of bids and proposals, and administers contract insurance, bid deposits, contractor payments and holdbacks.
Current Yukon Land Applications
A list of current public land and land use applications. Also includes links to agriculture land applications and the YESAB online registry.
Dangerous Goods (Transportation of)
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; by phone at 867-667-3032 or 867-667-5920 or 1-800-661-0408 local 3032 (toll free within the Yukon)
If you are caring for children in your home, you may want to be licensed as a family day home.
From time to time, the Yukon government has goods it can no longer use. It donates these to registered non-profit groups that apply in writing. Note that most of these goods need some repair and servicing by the group receiving them.
E-Commerce Yukon Project
The Department of Economic Development is working with the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) to provide hands-on support to businesses in rural Yukon communities to develop their online presence.
Electrical Permits and Inspections
Electrical Inspectors review plans for electrical installations, perform inspections and issue permits throughout Yukon.
Energy Solutions Centre
The Energy Solutions Centre delivers Federal and Yukon government programs and services relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy.
French Language Services Directorate
Provides translation for Yukon government departments and information on French language services.
Fuel and Chemical Storage
When storage tanks leak, their contents can harm the environment and pose a threat to public health. Includes information on the Storage Tank Regulation, permit requirements and forms, keeping records, general information and fact sheets.
Get copies of the Yukon Gazette from Queen’s Printer (Legislative Subscriptions) or the Inquiry Centre on the main floor of the Yukon Government Administration Building.
Historic Properties Assistance Program
Helps individuals, community groups, societies, Yukon First Nations and businesses become involved in the heritage preservation process.
Insurance Premium Tax Returns
Annual premium returns must be filed if premiums have been sold to persons whose property was situated in the Yukon or persons who are residents in the Yukon.
A resource for business people, entrepreneurs and investors.
Land Planning and Zoning
The Community Land Planning branch assists rural communities outside of municipalities with community plans, rezoning and new zoning regulations and subdivision applications.
Licences - Professional
Consumer Services manages licensing for many professions including, but not limited to: insurance, collection, real estate, security guards, optometrists, dentists, chiropractors and second-hand dealers.
A liquor licence is required to serve or sell liquor to the general public.
See Info. Sheet #5 for details on enlarging properties on public land.
Mining Incentive Program
This program promotes mineral prospecting, exploration and development activities in the Yukon. It provides a portion of the risk capital required to locate and explore mineral deposits.
Mining and Petroleum Environmental Research Group (MPERG)
MPERG is a cooperative working group made up of government agencies, mining companies, Yukon First Nations and non-government organizations for the promotion of research into mining and environmental issues.
Corporate Affairs manages a registry for non-profit societies under the Societies Act.
Regional Economic Development Fund
Funds are available for projects that promote organizational capacity and facilitate regional economic development.
Registration of Corporations
Corporate Affairs establishes and maintains a registry of corporations. It allows corporations to be created and/or registered so they can do business in Yukon.
Small Business Investment Tax Credit
This tax credit is intended to create jobs and promote economic growth and expansion in the Yukon by reducing financial risk for investors in Yukon companies.
The Bureau of Statistics gathers statistics and conducts research, analysis and surveys. Publications cover a broad range of information on the Yukon's economy and society. Contact the bureau to have your name placed on a mailing list.
The Film Production Fund
The fund offers financial contributions for the production of films which are financially and creatively controlled by Yukon residents and Yukon corporations.
Trade School registration
Find out how to register a trade school with Yukon government.
Yukon Business Directory
Puts you in touch with Yukon businesses. To find a Yukon business, simply enter a keyword, business name, category or location using the search fields.
Yukon Business Nominee Program
This program allows the Government of Yukon to nominate for immigration to Canada those individuals with proven business skills who want to live in Yukon, and who want to own and operate a business and make a significant contribution to the community.
Yukon Craft Strategy
Includes Created In the Yukon initiative and the Studio Guide.
Yukon Film and Sound Commission
The Yukon Film and Sound Commission supports Yukon's growing film and sound recording industries in the Yukon.
Yukon Filmmakers Fund
The Yukon Filmmakers Fund provides funding to Yukon film and video professionals to assist them in developing viable careers and businesses making films and videos for broadcast or commercial release.
Yukon Nominee Program
The Government of Yukon can nominate potential immigrants based on industrial and economic priorities, labour market conditions and the likelihood of someone to successfully establish themselves in Yukon society.
Yukon Venture Loan Guarantee Program
This program is for new business start-ups or expansions of businesses in Yukon that have or project to have less than $5,000,000 in gross revenues and less than 100 employees.