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July 24 - Canada's Gas Tax Fund supports local infrastructure priorities throughout Yukon

The agreement for the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund was signed in Whitehorse today by MP Ryan Leef and Minister of Community Services Brad Cathers.


Yukon municipalities, First Nations and unincorporated communities will receive approximately $163 million over the next 10 years for a broad range of local infrastructure projects that includes new, expanded categories.

Read the news release.

July 14 - Camp Ember: Blazing a trail for women interested in Yukon’s fire service

Camp Ember, Yukon’s first ever female-only firefighting academy, will educate and inspire women to serve their communities through the fire service. This initiative was jointly announced today by Community Services Minister Brad Cathers and the minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate Elaine Taylor.

Camp Ember

Visit the Camp Ember page or Facebook for more information.