Yukon Territory News

The Yukon Territory News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon have reached an agreement on an extension to the Canada–Yukon Early Learning and Child Care Agreement.
  2. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency) and Member of Parliament for Yukon; the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Federal Minister of Northern Affairs; the Honourable Richard Mostyn, Yukon Minister for Community Services; Jackie Olson, President of the Klondike Development Organization (KDO); and His Worship Wayne Potoroka, Mayor of Dawson City, announced joint funding for the construction of a solar power project in Dawson City.
  3. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Federal Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Marc Miller, Federal Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Richard Mostyn, Yukon Minister of Community Services; and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, announced a joint funding for the construction of an Elders complex in Old Crow, Yukon.
  4. Joint federal and territorial funding through the Investing in Canada Plan will support four community infrastructure projects in the City of Whitehorse.
  5. Across the country, Canadians are feeling the impacts of COVID-19 on their families, their livelihoods, and their way of life. Together, the governments of Canada and Yukon are taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities to ensure community infrastructure is safe and reliable, while looking ahead to see what more can be done in these unprecedented times.
  6. Joint federal and territorial funding through the Investing in Canada Plan will support 14 community infrastructure projects across Yukon.
  7. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Richard Mostyn, Yukon Minister of Community Services, announced joint funding for 14 community infrastructure projects across Yukon.
  8. The Government of Canada is providing a total of $17.25 million under the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF) for eight Yukon municipalities, 14 First Nations, and unincorporated communities. In addition, the Government of Canada is providing a total of $16.5 million as a top-up, calculated based on 2020-21 federal Gas Tax Fund allocations to these recipients.
  9. The health and safety of all Canadians are top priorities for the Government of Canada. Communities across the country are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need immediate assistance to ensure their public infrastructure is safe and reliable. That is why the Government of Canada is taking decisive action to support communities and stabilize the economy.
  10. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency) and Member of Parliament for Yukon, announced that an investment of up to $1.65 million will be going to the territories to encourage people to shop locally and support businesses in their community as they reopen. This will help businesses stay open so they can thrive as the economy recovers.
  11. Government of Canada Appoints Rae Mombourquette as the new Yukon member to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
  12. The Honourable Larry Bagnell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency) and Member of Parliament for Yukon, will make an announcement about support for small businesses.