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April 11 - Public Review of Amendments to the Employment Standards Act 

From December 19, 2013 through January 31, 2014, the Yukon government sought public input on potential further amendments to the Employment Standards Act. Here is the summary of the report.


April 8 - New soccer complex and track planned for Whitehorse

As part of the recently announced 2014/15 budget, the Yukon government is investing $250,000 towards the development of an outdoor sport complex in Whitehorse. The facility will feature artificial turf and grass soccer fields and an eight-lane track, among other amenities.

Read the news release.


April 1 - Burning permits now required until September 30

Burning permits are now required when burning brush, grass or debris or lighting an open fire for any purpose other than a campfire. Learn more by visiting Yukon Wildland Fire Management.

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