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NEWSLETTER February 2017 News & Events What’s New?

The Yukon Chamber of Commerce was pleased to receive confirmation of CanNor funding to add a research analyst resource to the Chamber staff. An ad for the position will be posted this week; there will be a link to the full job description off of our website and Facebook page. As a Yukon chamber member, if you are aware of someone who might have an interest in this role, I encourage you to direct them to our website or Facebook page or to contact us directly. We are excited to be able to add this additional capacity to our chamber staff and believe that it will allow us to take the Chamber role to the next level!

 Featured Events: Mayor Curtis & Iveson Luncheon Feb 23 Beringia Interpretive Centre Yukon Chamber AGM June 01 Location: TBD in Whitehorse Social Events with a visit from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce June 9-11 Various locations in Whitehorse Yukon Chamber Annual Gala Dinner June 11 $80.00 Yukon Convention Centre

Keep an eye on our website and Facebook for event details

We are happy to welcome a new YCC member ZZA Hospitality Group:

Come See Us! Suite 205, 2237 – 2nd Ave Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0K7

A Reminder from the Yukon Chamber of Commerce

Important Deadline for Employer Payroll Return As a service to employers, we provide this reminder that you can avoid paying penalties or interest if you submit your Employer Payroll Return (EPR) to the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) by midnight next Tuesday, 28 February. To help avoid congestion and to answer any questions you may have, The YWCHSB offices will remain open until 8:00 p.m. on

Monday 27 February, and Tuesday 28 February.

The address where you can mail your report or drop it off is

401 Strickland St. Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5N8

Or you can fax it to:

(867) 393-6279

As an employer, you may be eligible for a rebate on your assessment. If you provide safety or returnto-work training to your workers, simply complete Section B of your EPR. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for a rebate of up to 10% of your YWCHSB assessment. If you need more information regarding EPRs and assessments, or CHOICES rebates, please call 667-5645 or 1 (800) 661-0443 If you have a question or concern and you would like to discuss it with someone who is independent of YWCHSB, you can talk to our Employer Advisor in complete confidence. To learn more or to get us working for you, call us today at 393-6061.

Putting you in touch with Yukon businesses. To find a Yukon business, simply enter a keyword, business name, category or location using the search fields. To register your business click “Register Your Business” in the top right hand corner. For more information, or to edit an existing business listing, please contact the Yukon Chamber of Commerce 867-667-2000 or by email

Membership Recognition The Yukon Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Northern Denture Clinic as they have been a member since 1993. Thank you to all our members 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.

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

Yukon Chamber Of Commerce Newsletter  

February 2017

Yukon Chamber Of Commerce Newsletter  

February 2017