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December 17 - The Yukon government purchases two new ambulances

Two new ambulances will support Yukon Emergency Medical Services (Yukon EMS) in the professional, safe and efficient delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care.

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December 8 - Yukon government’s interim 911 solution approved by CRTC

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has approved, with conditions, the Government of Yukon’s application to launch an interim ‘auto-select’ emergency response solution. This solution is part of the territory’s plan to expand Basic 911 service to all Yukon communities over the next two years.

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December 5 - Government contributes $60,000 to secure Public Avalanche Forecast

Together, the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Avalanche Association have ensured the Public Avalanche Forecast will continue for the 2015 peak avalanche season.

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