What to do if you can’t pay your taxes

May 18, 2021

  If you are struggling with your tax payments, you can work with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to find ways to pay your tax debt based on your financial situation.We know these are still challenging times. If you can’t make any payment, your tax debt will grow with the addition of interest charges. Let’s work together to determine what...

May 17th - International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17, 2021

Celebrating International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia May 17 is now celebrated in more than 130 countries, including 37 where same-sex acts are illegal. Thousands of initiatives, big and small, are reported throughout the planet. The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia has received official recognition from several States, international institutions such as the European Parliament, and by...

Whitehorse Connects May 18th Event at KDCC

May 17, 2021

. Join the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition on Tuesday May 18th at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre from 10am - 2pm.  Hot Meals will be served in the Long House, enjoy music, portrats and much more! Free clothing will also be available for pick up outside of the Artist Studio. For more details on the event please click here. If are interested in...

Yukon University virtual convocation of the classes of 2021 and 2020

May 12, 2021

  Join us as we celebrate Yukon University degree, diploma, and certificate program graduates during our virtual convocation of the classes of 2021 and 2020.On Friday, May 14 at 5:30pm, the ceremony will be available for online on yukonu.ca/grad, and air on Northwestel Community TV (Whitehorse channel 209).For more convocation information visit www.yukonu.ca/grad

Happy Mother's Day

May 7, 2021

There are over 9.8 million biological, adoptive, and step mothers living in Canada, each with special gifts she shares with her children and her community. "Our women are our heart and our spirit, always honoured, never forgotten.” -Maxine Noel Wishing you a happy mother's day from the staff at Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council.  

Red Dress Day 2021

May 4, 2021

  May 5th Red Dress Day 2021   May 5 is Red Dress Day in Canada, and Canadians are encouraged to wear red in order to draw awareness to the more than 1000 missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.  Tomorrow, May 5th, red dresses will be hung along the path between the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and the Old...

A Home for Everyone - 10 year Progress Report

May 2, 2021

 Members of The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition (YAPC) are excitedto be launching an update of A Home for Everyone: A Housing Action Plan for Whitehorse. Publishedten years ago, A Home for Everyoneoutlined the gaps, barriers and recommendations to achieving housing for everyone in Whitehorse.  To read the full press release click here.

Free Meal & Food Program May Schedule

April 29, 2021

Please see the updated information for the available meal and free food program schedule in Whitehorse. For more information, please contact Yukon Anti-poverty coalition at 1-867-334-9317. For full schedule please click here.

File your return by April 30th

April 26, 2021

File your return by April 30th!   The Income Tax Act states that the deadline for most Canadians to file their income tax and benefit return is April 30. It is important to file your return on time because you may be entitled to a refund, benefits, or credits.                       ...

Government of Canada Direct Deposits

April 26, 2021

  Direct deposit is a convenient way to receive payments from the Government of Canada. To get your benefit and credit payments, you must do your taxes every year, even if you have no income. The information from your tax return is used to calculate your payments. If you are currently receiving your Canada Child Benefits and other federal payments by mail, you should consider enrolling...