Victims and Survivors of Crime Week Nov 14th- 20th, 2021 Virtual Conference

November 1, 2021

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (Victims Week) is being held from November 14th to 20th, 2021. The Policy Centre for Victim Issues is hosting a virtual Victims Week, including an opening ceremony and keynote presentation, workshops throughout the week, and a closing ceremony. Please visit the Program page to learn more about the events, including the event descriptions and...

Our sincere condolences to the Community of Faro

November 1, 2021

The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council Board of Directors and Staff offers our sincere condolences to the Community of Faro. Supports are available to those who need to connect with an Elder or Counsellor.  For more information or support please contact: Susan Ross, Toll-Free at 1-866-667-6162 ext. 1012 or by email projectassistant@yawc.ca

Federal Government Scam Awareness Presentation

October 25, 2021

Scam awareness Help protect yourself and others against fraud - Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or passport number. Learn to recognize common...

Indigenous Peoples Benefits and Credits Presentation

October 25, 2021

Indigenous Peoples Benefits and Credits Presentation Don’t miss out on the benefits and credits to which you may be entitled. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Canada child benefit, Disability tax credit, Child disability benefit, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit, and the Canada Workers Benefit. If you do your...

Imagine a Canada 2021-2022 program Invitation

October 25, 2021

The Imagine a Canada 2021-2022 program invites Canadian youth from K-G12 and CÉGEP to envision a Canada reconciled. Youth in the K-G5 stream can submit an art piece, essay, or other representation to express their vision of a reconciled Canada and what they hope others will learn from their submission. Twelve projects will be selected from the K-G5 stream to...

Your voice matters! Looking for survey participants in Watson Lake Oct 27th-29th.

October 25, 2021

Indigenous-led research to understand the relationship between resource development and violence against indigenous women. See below for more details and our next community visit to Watson Lake from Oct 27th - 29th:  

Register for the Indigenous Youth Summit 2021

October 20, 2021

The NATOA virtual Indigenous Youth Summit is a 3-day event for youth and a great opportunity for Indigenous youth between the ages of 18 and 35. It will focus on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, employment skills, and mental health. This year's event will share practical life tools to make decisions, plan for your future while having fun and building relationships with other youth...

2022-23 Northwestel Directory Art Content is Open for Submissions

October 20, 2021

Northwestel always looks forward to collaborating with northern artists on the Northwestel Directory Cover Art Competition. They are accepting submissions until October 25, 2021 at 9am PT for the following telephone directory covers: Nunavut Northwest Territories Yukon/Northern BC A prize award of $5,000 will be awarded to each of the three selected winning entrants. Eligibility Entrants must be current residents of Northwestel’s...

Register for the Yúk'e Arts Market

October 20, 2021

Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) and Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre are pleased to announce the third annual Yúk'e Arts Market will take place from December 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The Yúk'e Arts Market will showcase artwork from Indigenous Yukon artists displayed in a beautiful gallery setting and online through yfnarts.ca.All Indigenous artists...

Apply to participate in the 2022 Adäka Cultural Festival

October 20, 2021

Join in 2022 to celebrate the annual Adäka Cultural Festival! Taking place right after the Arctic Arts Summit in Whitehorse, Yukon, Adäka will continue to create opportunities for artists across the northern circumpolar world. We will celebrate Canadian northern region communities that both express uniqueness and share commonalities in their art, language, landscape, environment, history and culture.All Indigenous visual artists,...