The latest news from the Government of Yukon. View news releases from 2009 to 2017 in our news archive.
Statement from Premier Silver on the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean
January 25, 2018
It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean.
Work has ended on Dawson ice bridge
January 23, 2018
It has been determined that there was not enough ice formation to justify the government continuing with the project.
Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund supports nine community-led projects
January 22, 2018
The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust is providing $203,173 to nine community-led projects which focus on crime prevention.
Exploration, energy and First Nations top Government of Yukon agenda in Vancouver, January 20–25
January 19, 2018
Premier Silver will host a meeting with Yukon First Nations Chiefs and mineral industry executives.
Council of Yukon First Nations assumes responsibility of Yukon Native Language Centre
January 17, 2018
The Government of Yukon is handing over responsibility and administration of the Yukon Native Language Centre to the Council of Yukon First Nations.
Dawson ice bridge under construction
January 16, 2018
Government of Yukon staff and contractors began their attempt to build an ice bridge in Dawson this afternoon.
Government of Yukon and Teslin Tlingit Council sign intergovernmental agreement to work together on shared priorities
January 12, 2018
The agreement will help the governments successfully facilitate economic, social, cultural and development initiatives.
Yukon releases draft legislative summary of proposed Cannabis Control and Regulation Act
January 11, 2018
The summary outlines the key provisions of the proposed Act, which must be passed prior to the federal government's legalization of cannabis.
Yukoners invited to help the Government of Yukon and the City of Whitehorse improve public engagement
January 10, 2018
Yukoners are invited to give their thoughts on what we can do to better engage with the public and help us to become more accountable and transparent.
New population estimate for the Porcupine caribou herd
January 3, 2018
The Government of Yukon and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game completed a new population estimate for the Porcupine caribou herd.