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April 22 - The Yukon Government is seeking applications for a representative on the Arctic Winter Games International Committee (AWGIC)

Arctic Winter Games International Committee Volunteer

What does the AWGIC do?

As stewards of the world’s largest northern sport and culture event, the International Committee promotes three main values: athletic competition, cultural exchange, and youth social interaction.  The committee has representatives (one private sector, one government) from each of the Games’ six permanent partners.  

Visit Sport & Recreation for more information.


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 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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