The Opportunities North 2015 conference was a great sucess!
Thank you to all Delegates, Sponsors and Speakers who make the Opportunites North 2015 conference a great sucess. A link to conference presentations is posted to the right --->
The latest Canadian Chamber of Commerce Podcast, featuring discussion by the E.D. of the NWT Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Chairs of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce and the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce.
Take a listen here:
Congratulations to the 2014 Yukon Frozen Globes winners:
- Best Marketed Business: Northern Vision Development
- Most Innovative Business: Aasman Brand Communications
- Top Large Business (over 100 employees): EBA Engineering
- Top Yukon Entrepreneur: Yukon Brewing
A schedule of upcoming Lunch Lecture events will be published shortly.
Past presentations are linked to from the "News" tab (above) on our website front page.
9-24-15: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is delighted with the outcome of our engagement with the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) that has been under way since April, and resulted on Thursday in the YWCHSB's announcement of $10 million in rebates to be paid out to virtually all Yukon Employers before year end!
2-17-15: Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on the Final Report of the Select Committee Regarding the Risks and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing and notes that the committee did not fully fulfill its mandate.
9-2-14: The Yukon Chamber, working under our MOU with the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIAY), joined TIAY in advocating for incremental tourism marketing funds, resulting today's announcement of $3.6 million over two years, from YG and CanNor
2-6-2014: Every year The Canadian Chamber of Commerce identifies the Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness. Here is the 2014 list.
1-23-14: The Yukon Chamber issued a joint press release commenting on the WCB planned 11,000 sq. ft., $5 million building expansion plans.
Recent Yukon Chamber of Commerce Energy Policy Committee Colloquium and Lunch Lecture Series presentations are available to review, and can be found by clicking on the above hypertext.
The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is delighted with the outcome of our engagement with the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) that has been under way since April, and resulted on Thursday in the YWCHSB's announcement of $10 million in rebates to be paid out to virtually all Yukon Employers before year end! Click here for our press release, and here for the CBC News Coverage.
The Chamber give the 2015 - 2016 Yukon Government Budget a grade of B+, We applaud investment in infrastructure, and communities, and reductions in taxation. There is room for improvement in the areas of training funds and housing. Job creation is graded "incomplete" pending awarding of contracts and sub-contracts on capital projects. For full details, click this link.
The YCC held a very sucessful AGM July 17 & 18 in Keno City, YT, and would like to acknowledge for following Yukon Chamber of Commerce sponsors for their generous support:
Incorporated in 1985, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce is a vital, dynamic organization. As the collective voice of Yukon's Business Community, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce works to create a climate conducive to a strong private-sector economy by providing leadership and representation on issues and projects affecting business.