Working in Yukon


Learning English

English and French are the official languages in Canada. In Yukon, English is spoken most.A winter night in Whitehorse

  • 13% of people speak English and French
  • 4.4% of people's first language is French

People who do not speak English or French should seek language training. There are several choices in Whitehorse. Outside Whitehorse there are fewer opportunities.

Language training in Whitehorse:



The Immigration unit has moved to the Department of Economic Development. The unit's new location is:

Department of Economic Development
303 Alexander Street, 1st floor
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

Phone: 867-667-5131  Fax: 867-667-8555
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5131

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