May 3, 2013 - Yukon is first jurisdiction in Canada to require carbon monoxide detectors in residences.
The Oil-Fired Appliance Safety Statutory Amendment Act was passed in the Yukon Legislative Assembly yesterday, making Yukon the first jurisdiction in the country to pass legislation requiring carbon monoxide detectors in all dwelling units with fuel-burning appliances or attached garages.
August 29, 2012 - Oil-fired Appliances Working Group Report
In September and October 2012, public meetings on oil-fired appliances safety were held in communities across the Yukon to look at ways improving public safety with respect to oil-fired appliances in Yukon. In addition to public meetings, the Ministers of Community Services and Yukon Housing Corpoation met with industry, municipal governments and First Nation governments based on the action plan and recommendations received from the Oil-fired Appliances Working Group.
• Oil-fired Appliance Working Group Report (PDF)
• Focus Questions for community open houses
• See the News Release
Comments on the report and answers to the focus questions may be emailed to OFAcomments@gov.yk.ca. Print versions of the report can be obtained by calling (867) 667-5800.