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Outlook & Prospects for Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters in Yukon Territory
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Local Employment Potential Information
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No employment outlook has been assigned to Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters (NOC 7263) in Yukon due to low levels of employment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 18 - Apr 22, 2016
- Dulac Mining is auctioning off 104 of its mining claims near Dawson City
- The Government of Yukon and the City of Whitehorse have launched a new ride-sharing program. Yukon Rideshare is a free, online resource that connects people in the community to carpool, take transit, cycle, or walk together.
- The Government of Yukon is spending $250,000 to start work on a replacement facility for the Old Crow Health Centre
- The Government of Yukon has awarded a $3.3M contract to Cardinal Contracting for a new fire hall in Carcross
- The Government of Yukon and the Yukon Work Information Network have signed a new funding agreement that will continue to support Yukon's business community
- The Government of Yukon is spending $1.25M for three renovation projects at Yukon College in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon is providing nearly $2M over four years, starting in 2016-17, to extend the Practical Nurse diploma program at Yukon College
- The Government of Yukon has allocated $3M for a new staff residence in Ross River to accommodate Yukon government employees who work in the community
- The Government of Yukon allocated more than $12M for work on sections of the Alaska Highway in 2016-17. The 2016 work is expected to create jobs for 40 Yukon residents.
- The Government of Yukon awarded $1.4M in Community Development funds for eight projects. Work at the Carcross/Tagish First Nation will create 240 hours of employment for four people.
- Yukon College and the Government of Canada are jointly funding a project to create and launch the Atlas of Arctic Resource Development online, a sharing tool to help make resource development in Yukon more transparent
- The Yukon Film & Sound Commission is reporting increased interest in the Yukon as a film location. Gold Rush is scheduled to start filming its seventh season near Dawson City.
- The Government of Yukon is investing more than $15M during 2016-17 for infrastructure work in the Whistle Bend subdivision in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon is adding $3M to information technology capital spending, bringing the total budget to $9.5M
- The Government of Yukon is providing $385,000 for five new RCMP positions in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon is providing $1M to fund the Yukon Mental Wellness Strategy
- The Government of Yukon is providing more than $2M in operational funding for the new Sarah Steele facility in Whitehorse, to provide alcohol and drug addiction programs for adults and youth
- The Government of Yukon is planning to invest up to $3.9M in 2016-17 for assessment and remediation work at contaminated sites
- The Government of Yukon is moving forward with land development and planning projects in cooperation with the Village of Mayo and the City of Dawson. Engineering work is expected to start in the summer of 2016.
- First Nations and governments are partnering to build River Bend, a 42-unit affordable housing development in the Whistle Bend area of Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon is investing approximately $10.7M over two years for construction work on the Robert Campbell Highway
- The Government of Yukon is supporting the move of the Parhelion Medical Clinic and medication dispensary into the Watson Lake Hospital. The government is also assisting with the recruitment of permanent physicians for the community.
- The new Save-on-Foods store in Whitehorse is expected to generate about 100 construction jobs, and more than 100 jobs in the store upon completion. A Starbucks Coffee shop is also planned for inside the store.
- The Government of Yukon is investing up to $350,000 in 2016/17 to develop new campsites and improve facilities in government campgrounds
- The Government of Yukon is providing $300,000 in core funding to four groups to support sport and recreation programs
- The Yukon government is committing $2.7M over the next three years to the Yukon Now tourism marketing program. The funding is subject to legislative approval.
- Save-On-Foods has announced plans to build a new retail grocery store in Whitehorse. Construction is scheduled to begin later in 2016, with the store opening planned for 2017.
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