Community Services

Infrastructure Funds

Yukon Government Infrastructure Projects

June 28, 2017 - Governments of Canada and Yukon invest in 13 infrastructure projects throughout the Territory

Joint funding of over $26.9 million for 13 infrastructure projects in Yukon through the Small Communities Fund was announced today. The funding will make important upgrades along the Klondike, Alaska and Dempster highways as well as help reconstruct Campbell Highway. In addition, the Klondike River and Clear Creek bridges will be rehabilitated.

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July 26, 2016 - Seventeen infrastructure projects in Yukon get joint government funding

The governments of Canada and Yukon today announced a total of over $78 million in joint funding for the projects, which will contribute to clean growth and help meet the communities’ current and future needs. Of this, the Government of Canada will provide $58,596,772 through the Small Communities Fund for the 17 projects and the Government of Yukon will contribute funding to cover any remaining costs.

A great deal of infrastructure investment is taking place in Yukon. Through joint investment, the governments of Canada and Yukon are strengthening the territory's roads, energy systems, water supply, waste management, recreational structures, transportation systems and more.

Federal infrastructure funds are administered by the Yukon government's department of Community Services. Oversight is provided by intergovernmental committees which include representation from the Council of Yukon First Nations and/or the Association of Yukon Communities.