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Gas Tax

On August 10, 2018, Yukon received the first of two $8.25 million annual installments of federal Gas Tax funding. In total, Yukon will receive $16.5 million this year through the fund. Learn more.


Recommendations on solid waste management released

The Government of Yukon, Association of Yukon Communities and City of Whitehorse will begin work immediately on recommendations to improve the territory's solid waste management system.

Read the report.

Annual minimum wage increase

A reminder for all Yukon employers that effective April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase from $11.32 to $11.51 per hour.

The minimum wage is calculated in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse and is adjusted every April 1. The Fair Wage paid to people working on government tendered construction contracts will increase April 1 by 1.7% across all four wage categories.

View the Fair Wage Schedule.