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Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration in Yukon Territory
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No employment outlooks have been developed for the territories at this time.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- The Government of Yukon has announced $850,000 for the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers program through Yukon College. The program helps participants secure employment through skill development and a four-week work placement.
- The Government of Yukon is committing $150,000 over two years to continue the Water and Wastewater operator program at Yukon College
- The Government of Yukon is providing $116,762 to the Oil Burner Mechanic Program at Yukon College in Whitehorse. The training program prepares students to become certified to service, install and modify oil-fired furnaces throughout the territory.
- The Government of Yukon is improving services for adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder through the creation of local diagnostic teams, specialized clinics, and education and training programs
- North Peace Communications is planning to install 100 small cellphone towers along the length of the Alaska Highway during 2015. A similar tower was recently installed in Whitehorse.
- The Government of Yukon has announced that a new continuing care facility will be built as a public-private partnership in Whitehorse. The $126M facility is scheduled to open in 2018.
- The Carcross/Tagish First Nation has signed a new agreement with the Government of Canada that will increase funding to $9.3M. The money will pay for programs in health, post-secondary education, justice and community wellness.
- The Government of Yukon is providing $5.3M to upgrade electrical transmission infrastructure, including lines and substations, in central Yukon. The project is expected to start in 2015.
- The City of Whitehorse has passed a 2015 to 2018 capital budget that will fund new municipal buildings and provide $30M for other critical infrastructure projects
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