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NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016 What’s New? Yukon Chamber Gala On the evening of Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce will host a gala dinner event featuring:  An address by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz,  A lifetime contribution award to pioneer of the chamber movement Rolf Hougen,  An introduction to the Yukon business community of the 2016–2017 Yukon Chamber of Commerce Chair, Executive and Board, and  Awards of recognition to several Yukon businesses. The evening will include a cash bar and a plated dinner service with several complimentary wine selections. The event will be hosted in the beautiful Longhouse at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Invitees include members of the following:     

Yukon Chamber of Commerce Community Chambers Chamber of Mines Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon First Nations Chamber of Commerce

Invitations will also be delivered to members of the territorial legislature, municipal governments and First Nations governments. Participants can hear the address of the Governor of the Bank of Canada and help to recognize the contributions of the business community to the vibrant economic life of the Yukon. For further details regarding reservations, ticket prices and times for the evening's events visit the Yukon Chamber of Commerce Website at or our Facebook page, or you can contact the YCC office by email or by phone 867-667-2000.

News & Events  Featured Events: Vital Fuels Reception & Website Release Party May 25 at Birch & Bear Vital Fuels Workshop & Presentation May 26 at the Coast High Country Inn Classroom A Yukon Chamber AGM June 2 & 3 In Haines Junction Yukon Chamber Gala June 15 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre For information on any of our upcoming events please contact our office 867.667.2000

Come See Us! We will be at the following trade shows: Lake Laberge Lions Club Yukon Trade Show 2016 April 29, 30 & May 1 at the Canada Games Centre Dawson City International Gold Show 2016 May 20 & 21 in Dawson City

Program Evaluation: Northern Safety Network Yukon Yukon Workers Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB), in cooperation with Northern Safety Network Yukon (NSNY), is evaluating NSNY’s activities and programming. The goal is to assess the performance of the program in the context of its funding agreements, generate baseline data and methods of assessing performance over time, identify program improvements and help build evaluation capacity within the two organizations. The evaluation will highlight program achievements and identify best practices and lessons learned through successes and challenges. Ference & Company will evaluate NSNY on behalf of YWCHSB by surveying individuals who have attended NSNY’s workshops and training. It will also survey representatives of Yukon employers who may or may not have participated in NSNY’s activities and programming. If you are contacted to provide input to the evaluation YCC encourages you to do so. The YWCHSB Board of Directors expects to have the results of the review in late fall.

Registration is now open for the 30th annual Dawson City International Gold Show. Register as a sponsor or exhibitor for this year’s event. Follow this link to the website to complete registration. Feel free to give Courtney a call at 867-993-5274 or send an email to

Membership Recognition The Yukon Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize ATCO Electric as they have been a member in good standing since 1985. Thank you for your ongoing support for the efforts of the Yukon Chamber…. It’s your memberships that allow us to do the work we do for the Yukon Business Community.

The Leading Voice of Yukon’s Business Community New Members Section;

Yukon Chamber of Commerce Suite 205, 2237 – 2nd Ave Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0K7 867.667.2000

Yukon Chamber of Commerce  

April 2016 Newsletter

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