National Truth and Reconciliation - Office Hours

September 29, 2021

 In honor of National Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021, please see below for the update for our office hours for Sept 30th.

Congratulations Letter to National Chief Archibald

September 29, 2021

Congratulations Letter to the National Chief Archibald on behalf of the staff and board of directors at YAWC.

Gender Equality Week from Sept 19 to 25

September 23, 2021

Women and Gender Equality Canadais celebrating Gender Equality Week from Sept 19 to 25. The need to pursue gender equality is even more important now, as the #Covid19 pandemic has been shown to affect women more than men and amplify gender inequalities. Let’s work together to make Canada a place where people of all genders can reach their full potential....

Interested in a career with the RCMP?

September 23, 2021

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Yukon is hosting information sessions where you can find out more about the job on Friday, September 24 at 10 am Yukon Time. See below for details:   RCMP Career Presentation Location: Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Preregister: Time: 2pm to 5 pm Job Recruiters will be available to chat and answer questions outside...

Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Re-Awakening Gala

September 23, 2021

Join the Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce for the red carpet Re-Awakening Gala on Thursday, Oct 14th, 2021 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Long House.  To buy tickets and for more information please see below for details:  

Drum for the Children

September 23, 2021

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc wishes to involve the world in recognizing the very first Canadian National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. After a global outpouring of interest and support for the missing children from the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc is offering a way for people to connect, support and ground into the importance of September 30, 2021. On...

Congratulations Letter - The Right Honourable Mary Simon Governor General of Canada

September 14, 2021

Congratulations Letter to The Right Honourable Mary Simon Governor General of Canada on behalf of the staff and board of directors at YAWC.  

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept. 30th

September 13, 2021

Join the Council of Yukon First Nations on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept 30th for a day of sharing, healing and ceremony as we come together to hold space for those impacted by Residential Schools at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Please meet at the Healing Totem on Main St. at 11 am. We encourage everyone to bring...

Queer Yukon Voters

September 13, 2021

Queer Yukon is offering phone & in-person support to Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit folks who are wanting to vote for this election. We have Trans, Non-binary and Two-Spirit staff who can: help with making a voting plan, come with you to the polling station/elections office, help navigate information from elections Canada, update your name on the voter registry (requires 2 pieces of...

Learn where the leaders stand on indigenous women’s issues

September 13, 2021

Deciding who to vote for can be tough, so the Native Women's Association has highlighted some of the platforms promises Canada’s biggest political parties have made on issues important to Indigenous women and we have also included local Yukon Independent political candidate. See below for more details:       Read Party Policies Voting is September 20th, to find out...