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Proposed amendments to the Dental Profession Act and Regulations

We invite the public and dental professionals to provide input from May 19 to June 26 on proposed amendments to the Dental Profession Act and Regulations.  

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Pay rural property taxes online

Avoid the line and pay your rural* property taxes online, May 15 to July 2.


*Properties located outside of municipalities.

Please Note: The Property Assessment and Taxation Branch has been relocated to the Government of Yukon Main Administration Building (2071 Second Avenue, Whitehorse). Call 867-667-5118 to pay your rural property taxes over the phone.

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National Aboriginal Day becomes a statutory holiday in Yukon

Today, the Government of Yukon’s Bill 2 to amend the Employment Standards Act was passed after third reading of the National Aboriginal Day Act and assented to by the Commissioner of Yukon Doug Phillips.

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Amendment to Lotteries and Games of Chance Regulation survey

The Government of Yukon is seeking input on potential changes to the Lottery Licensing Act and Lotteries and Games of Chance Regulations.

For more information, visit Lottery Licencing.

Preparing for Emergencies - Individual/Family Guide 

Download Preparing for Emergencies ( 297 KB) to learn how you can be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for at least 72 hours in an emergency.

Burn permits

Between April 1 and September 30, you need a valid permit to light an open fire. Contact your local issuing office to obtain a burn permit.

These permits are for outside Whitehorse city limits. If you plan to burn within the city limits, contact the City of Whitehorse.

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