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Outlook & Prospects for Boat Operators in Yukon Territory
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No employment outlooks have been developed for the territories at this time.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 30 - Apr 03, 2015
- The Government of Yukon has announced funding to begin the expansion of 9-1-1 service to all communities in the territory. The service is moving to an Emergency Response Centre and training additional call centre staff.
- The Government of Yukon is renovating an old Yukon Housing building to serve as transitional housing for people with mental health challenges. The facility will be staffed by a team of support workers.
- 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.
- CBC/Radio-Canada will cut 5 positions in the Territories as part of a national reduction of 240 jobs across all areas of operation. According to the company, while some affected employees may be reassigned to other positions, there will be job losses.
- The Yukon Council on Disability is set to close its doors in March 2015 due to a funding shortfall. The council, with an office in Whitehorse, helps people with disabilities find work and offers support programs.
- The Government of Yukon has released plans for a $200M upgrade to a section of the Alaska Highway running through Whitehorse. Construction is slated to begin in 2016 following public consultations.
- The Government of Yukon is investing $1.2M to implement the Yukon Water Strategy and Action Plan. The plan will include a second year of funding for the Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator Training Program at Yukon College.
- The Government of Yukon has awarded $130,000 to 12 arts groups across the territory for a range of activities, including First Nations heritage events
- The Government of Yukon is committing $5.1M from 2015 to 2016 for remediation work at government-owned contaminated sites. The eight sites include highway maintenance camps and other properties that are owned and operated by the Yukon government.
- The Carcross Tagish First Nation is planning to partner with construction companies to provide employment for 15 apprentice carpenters on a new multi-function learning centre
- The Government of Yukon has issued a Request for Qualifications for a 300-bed continuing care facility in Whitehorse. The solicitation is for a design-build team for two phases of construction.
- Wellgreen Platinum, a Vancouver-based mining company, is planning to advance development of a large nickel deposit near Burwash Landing
- The Government of Yukon will begin construction in the spring of 2015 on a $21M drug and alcohol addiction services facility in Whitehorse. The building is expected to open in July 2016.
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