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Water well programNovember 25 - Legislative amendments create new municipal domestic water well program

New legislation will allow people living inside municipal boundaries to access the successful rural well program, if their municipality has chosen to participate.

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The Municipal Water Well Program will be administered by Yukon Government in participating municipalities when the program is fully operational.  Please call 667 5268 for more information. The goal is to have the program up and running in participating municipalities by the 2015 construction season. Work continues to take place to make this happen.


November 14 - Communities get a boost in core funding from the Yukon government

Yukon communities will see an increase of $400,000 in core funding from the Community Recreation Assistance Grant (CRAG) starting in 2015-16.

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November 14 - Remaining Arctic Winter Games legacy fund distributed

The final installment of the 2012 Arctic Winter Games legacy fund has been distributed to Yukon’s sport community. Final amounts awarded total more than $189,000.

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