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Annual Premier’s Lunch, 11:30 - 1:15, Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

The Yukon Chamber hosts its Annual Premier’s Lunch, with the Honourable Darrell Pasloski speaking on 2015 -2016 Yukon Budget Priorities.

Lunch will be held at the Westmark Whitehorse Hotel
Doors open at 11:30. The Premier speaks at noon.

$30.00 per person. Call the Chamber at 667-2000 or email office@yukonchamber.com to purchase tickets.

 

Mark our June 4 and 5 AGM event in Watson Lake on your calendar.  We are working with the Watson Lake Chamber of Commerce to make this an even more exciting event that last year's Yukon Chamber blow-out in Keno City!

 

Click on this link to read the YCC Transportation Committees Final Report from the two-day 2014 Spring North Yukon Transportation Workshop held in Dawson City

 

The Yukon Chamber thanks its Opportunities North 2014 Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors: Yukon Government, Department of Economic Development and the City of Edmonton

Gold Sponsors:
BDC and Northwestel

Silver Sponsors:
The City of Yellowknife, The City of Whitehorse, Northwest Territories Industry, Tourism and Investment, NVD, and Selwyn Chihong Mining Corp.

Bronze Sponsors:
Altus Group, Air North, Yukon's Airline, ATCO Electric Yukon, Casino Mine, First Nations Bank, Harper Street Publishing, Northern Cross, Paradigm Digital Signage, Tipping Point Strategies, Yukon Brewing and Yukon Workers Health and Safety Board.

Contributors:
Capstone Mining Corp., Driving Force, Finning CAT and Clark Builders

Without your sponsorship, the conference would not have been the success it was!  The Yukon Chamber of Comerce thanks you for your support.

 

Read the YCC's 9-12-14 Letter to the Editor commenting on the Yukon Government Draft Independant Power Producer policy.

 

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:

http://www.chamber.ca/media/pictures-videos/1400602-canadas-territories-and-the-tools-for-success/

 

See the Canadian Chamber of Commerce "Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness Report"

 

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.

 

 

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.

2-2-15: YCC Press Release: The Chamber celebrates Tourism Yukon's launch of the first 2015 TV ad spot for Yukon.

1-22-15: YCC Press Release: The Chamber applauds YG's decision to adopt the Yukon Chamber's recommendation to modernize the Yukon Liquor Act.

1-5-15: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on the Government of Yukon Peel Watershed Appeal.

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

6-4-14: The Yukon Chamber signs an MOU with Tourism Iindustry Association of the Yukon and TIAY becomes an ex-officio board member

4-28-14: The Chamber applauds the unnanimous approval of a reduction to the Yukon small business tax rate

3-24-14: Coverage of the Yukon Chamber's Premier's Budget Preview Lunch Lecture

2-20-14: The Chamber comments on the announced awarding of the new FH Collins construction contract.

2-11-14: The Yukon Chamber comments on the 2014 - 2015 Federal Budget.

2-6-2014: Every year The Canadian Chamber of Commerce identifies the Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness. Here is the 2014 list.

1-27-14: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce Announces a Change in the Board of Directors

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.

Our Platinum Circle Members:

We are the leading voice of Yukon's business community, providing advocacy and representation on issues affecting businesses across the Yukon Territory.

 

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has released their "Tackling the Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness 2015" report, which can be viewed by clicking this link.

 

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Click on this link to view CanNor President Janet Kings presentation from her January 22, 2015 Yukon Chamber breakfast lecture.

 

Presentations from the Opportunities North 2014 Conference are now availabe here!   

 

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The Opportunites North 2014 Conference was a resounding success!  

 

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:

  • Northern Vision Development and Kaminak Gold for their ongoing sponsorship of Chamber activities,
  • 2014 AGM Silver level sponsors Northwestel, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, and Yukon Energy Corp.
  • And finally thanks to Total North Communications and Yukon Brewery for providing the door prizes for the event!

Click here to read the 2013 - 2014 YCC AGM Presidents' Report.

 

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.

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