Waste Reduction Week in Canada Oct 18th-24th

October 20, 2021

It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada from October 18th to 24th! Formally started in 2001, the Waste Reduction Week program is run by Circular Innovation Council with support from a coalition of not-for-profit environmental groups and governments from each of the provinces and territories.The program’s educational resources and “take action” messaging empower all Canadians to adopt more environmentally conscious choices....

Sisters in Spirit & Red Dress Campaign 2021 Acknowledgements

October 18, 2021

Every October 4th, YAWC leads this event to honour the victims and families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Yukon and Northern British Columbia and advance the calls for justice and truth and reconciliation of the National Inquiry into MMIWG. By joining in the walk and vigil in Whitehorse or in your community and hanging a...

With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved Elder Board of Director Aggie Magun

October 18, 2021

It is with heavy hearts and sadness to hear of Elder Aggie Magun's passing on Monday, October 10th, 2021.

Book your COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment

October 14, 2021

Book your COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment today, contact the Health Centre to book now at 867-862-4444. For for information visit https://yukon.ca/en/covid-19-information

The Nelson Project

October 13, 2021

The Nelson Project is a program designed to provide long-term support to at-risk men in the Yukon. The director of Housing & Infrastructure Services, Nelson Lapine, and President Grant Barley discuss the Nelson Project of who the project supports, why should anyone care and the recent engagement activities at Kathleen Lake.  Anyone who identifies as a man and is interested...

Your voice matters! Looking for survey participants in Pelly Crossing Oct 13th-15th

October 7, 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 Pelly Crossing from Oct 13th - 15th:

YAWC Thanksgiving Office Hours

October 7, 2021

Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.  Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, October 11th.

Thanksgiving Lunch

October 7, 2021

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs is hosting a Thanksgiving lunch on Friday, October 8th. Please see below for more details.

City of Whitehorse-Proclamation for Yukon sisters in spirit vigil and red dress campaign

October 4, 2021

The City of Whitehorse proclamation for Yukon Sisters in Spirit Vigil and Red Dress Campaign. See below for the official details:

October Events with Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre

October 1, 2021

October Events with Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre. For more information contact 867-667-2693. See below for more details: