Social entrepreneurship is the theme of fourth $100,000 Yukon Innovation Prize


Thursday, January 18, 2018

WhitehorseCold Climate Innovation (CCI) at Yukon College and Government of Yukon’s department of Economic Development have launched the fourth annual Yukon Innovation Prize (YIP). Yukoners can win up to $70,000 for their innovative product or service designed under the theme of social entrepreneurship.

Master carver tackles a new medium in exhibit opening at the Hilltop Bistro

Dennis Shorty

Thursday, January 11, 2018

WHITEHORSE—Kaska artist Dennis Shorty is sharing his family stories through a new display opening this month in the Hilltop Bistro at Yukon College. Shorty is known for his antler and wood carving, but this show will feature his most recent works in watercolour and ink.

“I wanted to try something new and expand my artistic endeavours,” said the Ross River-based artist.

Yukon College recognized as ready to offer its own undergraduate degree programs

Ayamdigut campus students

Thursday, December 14

The Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC) has recognized Yukon College’s readiness to deliver and sustain its own high-quality undergraduate degree programs following an organizational evaluation process. This marks the first time that a post-secondary institution in any territory has been evaluated to grant degree programs.

Parent support program Partners for Children has a new home

Friday, November 17, 2017

Whitehorse Partners for Children (PFC) has a new home. Moving forward, the Network for Healthy Early Human Development (NHEHD) will host the program, instead of Yukon College.

NHEHD is a local non-profit organization dedicated to improving outcomes for children by providing workshops and resources to Yukoners who work with kids, personally or professionally.