Yukon Territory News

The Yukon Territory News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, will join the Honourable Jeanie McLean, Yukon’s Minister of Education, to announce additional support for recruitment and retention of Early Learning and Child Care workers across the Yukon.
  2. The Government of Canada is continuing its support for businesses and organizations as they adapt, grow and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. New investments by the Government of Canada are helping to build a strong foundation for the workforce of today and into the future.
  3. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, announced an investment of $3.6 million to support two regional initiatives led by Indigenous economic development corporations across the Yukon.
  4. With the launch of the Cultural Connections Project, supports will be provided to connect all children in out-of-home care with their own cultures and communities.
  5. Following an open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, has awarded a contract to Parsons Inc. for construction management and care and maintenance services at the Faro Mine Complex. This contract will make a significant contribution to restoring and protecting the environment on and adjacent to the mine site, while bringing socio-economic benefits to northern and First Nations communities. These benefits include opportunities for employment, training and skills development, as well as for businesses to supply other goods and services to the project.
  6. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Pacific Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2021.