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Canadian newcomers getting career-ready in accountant bridging program

Thirteen newcomers to Yukon are participating in an accountant bridging program to prepare them for working in the financial management field.

Yukon government sets new rules for movable soccer goals

The Government of Yukon passed a new regulation last week that sets new safety standards for movable soccer goals.

Nominate someone for the Council of the Federation Literacy Award

The Council of the Federation is now inviting nominations for its 2016 literacy award in recognition of people who demonstrate outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy.

Education Week celebrates the work of educational partners

Yukon is celebrating Education Week from April 25 to 29 with the theme "A strong team builds bright futures"

Get your child ready for school at the Pre-Kindergarten Health Fair

Drop in between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on May 5 and 6 at the Whitehorse Health Centre. Nurses will check height, weight, vision, hearing and immunizations in preparation for Kindergarten this fall.

Yukon government provides school supplies funding

The Government of Yukon will provide $520,000 to school councils to provide school supplies to students for the 2016/17 school year, subject to legislative approval.

Yukon government extends funding for Practical Nurse diploma program to continue

The program will continue for another four years in order to help meet demand for Licenced Practical Nurses (LPNs).

Yukon government and YuWIN sign new funding agreement

The new agreement positions YuWIN to continue to support Yukon's business community.

Yukon government proposes amendments to Students Financial Assistance Act

The proposed changes will improve the application process for student financial assistance and will increase the funding available by $376,000.

School program will enhance mental health services

Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services will visit schools in Ross River and Faro to deliver the Flourishing and the Science of Happiness program.

Grade 6 Late French Immersion information session

Students with little or no French can apply to enter French Immersion at École Whitehorse Elementary School in Grade 6. Phone 667-8083 for more information.

Possible data breach in B.C.

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