Department of Economic Development

Our mandate is to develop a thriving, prosperous and diversified Yukon economy by working with First Nations, business and industry partners, and federal and municipal governments. Our investments support sustainable job creation, innovation, increased investment opportunities, market expansion, and business and industry growth.

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The Economic Development Fund supports projects and initiatives that provide long-term, sustainable economic benefits to Yukoners. 

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Email: edf@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-667-8125

The Regional Economic Development Branch facilitates coordinates regional economic activities and offers funding to stimulate and support regional economic development projects, capacity development, and initiatives which provide long term sustainable economic and social benefits for Yukon communities. The Community Development Unit provides funding for projects and events that provide long-term economic and social benefits to Yukon communities.

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Phone: 867-667-8125

The Innovation, Industry, and Business Development Branch helps Yukon’s economy grow and diversify. We encourage development across a range of industries. Within the private sector, we promote entrepreneurship and innovation. Working with our partners, we help businesses get investments, innovate and reach new markets.

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Phone: 867-456-3803

The Labour Market Development branch works collaboratively with our partners and stakeholders to strengthen the Yukon's labour market.

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Email: LMD@yukon.ca
Phone: 867-667-5906