Community Services

Gas Tax

Highlights of the Yukon Gas Tax Fund

Highlights

Eligible categories have been expanded and the renewed Gas Tax Fund now provides more flexibility to support local infrastructure. The federal Gas Tax Fund can be used towards infrastructure projects in the following eligible categories:Concrete flooring, Haines Junction arena

  • public transit 
  • wastewater infrastructure
  • drinking water
  • solid waste management
  • community energy systems
  • local roads and bridges
  • capacity building

As of April 1, 2014,the renewed Gas Tax Fund can be used for infrastructure projects in these categories:

  • highways Faro furnace replacement
  • local and regional airports 
  • short-line rail
  • short-sea shipping
  • disaster mitigation
  • broadband and connectivity
  • brownfield redevelopment
  • culture
  • tourism
  • sport
  • recreation

Contact Us

To find out more about gas tax projects in your community contact your First Nation, municipal office or local advisory council. 

For all other inquiries please contact: 

Paula Nugent
Gas Tax Fund Manager
(867) 336-0469 Toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0804 ext. 5306
Paula.Nugent@gov.yk.ca