The latest news from the Government of Yukon. View news releases from 2009 to 2017 in our news archive.
The Government of Yukon is seeking input on Whitehorse school facilities
March 14, 2023
Yukoners are invited to help shape plans for replacing and renovating aging Whitehorse school facilities.
Three schools to transition to the First Nation School Board
March 3, 2023
Three school communities are set to join the First Nation School Board next school year.
Department of Education releases progress report to Standing Committee on Public Accounts
March 1, 2023
Progress report provides summary updates on actions the department has taken to transform the education system in the Yukon.
Every Student, Every Day fund commits $350,000 to fund student attendance projects in 2023
February 1, 2023
Every Student, Every Day, an initiative of the Victoria Gold Yukon Student Encouragement Society, has committed $350,000 in funding for student attendance improvement projects.
School communities to vote on joining the First Nation School Board
January 31, 2023
Starting February 16, four school communities will begin referendum voting on joining the First Nation School Board.
Child Development Centre to move into new, permanent space in 2023
December 6, 2022
Yukon government to support the Child Development Centre to move to a permanent location in downtown Whitehorse next summer.
Timelines announced for Yukon schools considering joining the First Nation School Board
December 1, 2022
Yukon schools have the option to consider joining the First Nation School Board in 2023.
Bursaries support 13 Yukoners’ education in health care
November 24, 2022
Medical bursaries support 13 students to attend post-secondary education in health care fields.
Statement from Minister of Education Jeanie McLean on the School Board trustee elections
November 9, 2022
Minister of Education Jeanie McLean has released a statement on the newly elected school board trustees and council members.
Safer Schools Action Plan fall update
October 5, 2022
Government shares Safer Schools Action Plan fall progress update.