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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers in Yukon Territory
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No employment outlooks have been developed for the territories at this time.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 20 - Apr 24, 2015
- Veris Gold, a North American gold producer, officially abandoned its Ketza gold mine near Ross River on April 10, 2015. The Government of Yukon has taken over care and maintenance of the site using funds from the original security deposit for the mine.
- The Government of Yukon has committed $3.5M for the construction of a new RCMP facility in Faro, with work beginning in the summer of 2015
- The Government of Yukon is spending $6.3M on four affordable housing initiatives and an additional $1M on a rental supplement program for social housing-eligible clients
- The Government of Yukon has announced $2.7M in funding towards the construction of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation learning centre. The facility will provide a space to support training, community meetings and heritage initiatives.
- Andco Enterprises Ltd. received a $307,000 contract to make repairs to the Robert Campbell Bridge in Whitehorse, with the work scheduled to start after the school year concludes
- The Salvation Army expects to start construction later this spring on the new Salvation Army Centre of Hope emergency shelter and transitional housing facility in downtown Whitehorse, with an opening slated for fall 2016
- The first graduates of Yukon's Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining will be entering a slow job market, as mining companies have either curtailed or slowed operations
- The Government of Yukon has announced more than $1M to monitor the health and status of fish and wildlife populations in the territory
- Construction is underway on a six-unit affordable housing complex in Carmacks, following a $1.16 investment from the Northern Housing Trust. The rental homes will be owned by the Carmacks Development Corporation.
- The Government of Yukon is contributing $250,000 towards a joint project with Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Carcross Tagish Management Corporation that will help Aboriginal youth learn skilled trades and gain employment experience
- The Government of Yukon has hired a contractor to evaluate the effects of underground flooding at the Wolverine Mine, with implications for closing the site. The mine owners, Yukon Zinc, have not been able to maintain the mine infrastructure.
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