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No employment outlook has been assigned to Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration (NOC 0411) in Yukon due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Whitehorse- based Pelly Construction, a contractor at the Minto copper mine, laid off 58 employees after open-pit mining wrapped up at the end of September 2016
- The Klondike Visitors Association reported a surge in tourist numbers in Dawson City during summer 2016
- The Government of Yukon and the Carcross/Tagish First Nation have signed a four-year education agreement setting joint participation on staffing and school programming across the Traditional Territory
- Scoop'em Jim's, a year-round ice cream, gelato and frozen yogurt shop, recently opened its doors in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon recently opened a new $18M detox centre in Whitehorse. Thirty-two new staff have been hired for operations at the facility.
- The Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada are providing $5.3M for Carcross/Tagish First Nation learning centre's second phase of construction
- Yukon College opened an $8.3M Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada are funding the replacement of Haines Junction lift station as well as the upgrades to Faro¿s sewage lagoon
- Alexco Resource Corp. nearly doubled its 2016 drilling program in the Bermingham deposit area of the Keno Hill Silver District to 45 holes, of which 36 have been completed
- Winterlong Brewing Company in Whitehorse is opening a tasting room, following changes to the territorial liquor regulations. The brewery recently hired two brewers to help meet demand for its beers.
- The City of Whitehorse awarded Castle Rock Enterprises a servicing contract for water and sewer infrastructure
- The Government of Yukon issued two requests for qualifications to design, construct and operate biomass heating systems for schools in Haines Junction and Watson Lake. A third plant is planned at the Teslin Community School.
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