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Long-serving paramedic receives EMS Exemplary Service Medal

August 5 - Today Doug Philips, Commissioner of the Yukon, presented the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal to Jon Trefry, a primary care paramedic and supervisor with Yukon Emergency Medical Services. 

Basic 9-1-1 service now available across Yukon


July 28 - The expansion of Basic 911 service to rural communities is now complete with the activation of the 911 system across Yukon.

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Seventeen infrastructure projects in Yukon get joint government funding

July 26 - The governments of Canada and Yukon today announced a total of over $78 million in joint funding for projects which will contribute to clean growth and help meet the communities’ current and future needs.

Soon, residents in communities across Yukon will benefit from newly approved infrastructure investments. Collectively, the projects contribute to clean and reliable drinking water, environmental protection through more effective and efficient wastewater treatment, as well as improved roads and bridges.


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