February 2018

WestCAST delegation
l-r: Liard McMillan, Martin Farrow, Colin Hickman, Brian Lewthwaite, Johanna McClements, Anya Zimmerman and Meg Henderson. (Not pictured: Bryan Laloge and Charlene Baker.)

WHITEHORSE—Eight students in the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP) and YNTEP After-Degree program at Yukon College are in Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week.

Helina TenHoeve, Aviation Management Diploma student tests out the new flight similator
"Flying - this is my happy place!" - Helina TenHoeve, Aviation Management Diploma student tests out the new flight simulator

A new flight training simulator, the first of its kind in Canada’s North, has been installed at the Alkan Air Flight Academy in Whitehorse, Yukon. With support from the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon, the simulator was purchased by Yukon College as part of the Aviation Management Diploma Program.

Raising our voice yukon university poster

WHITEHORSE—Conversations about the strengths of Canada’s first university north of 60 will be front and centre in Ottawa next week. Investing in Northern Potential, a roundtable luncheon on Yukon University, will take place as part of this year’s Yukon Days.