Contact centre extended hours are offered beyond tax-filing season
June 14, 2021
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is currently offering extended hours of service on the Individual tax enquiries, benefits enquiries, business enquiries, and Part XIII enquiries lines. Throughout COVID-19, the CRA has seen a significant increase in call volumes. We understand that for millions of Canadians, their first choice to interact with the CRA is by telephone, which is why we...
June 9, 2021
Women's Advocate Workshop Series
June 9, 2021
The Community Laundry Project
June 7, 2021
Yukon Employees’ Union will be hosting a series of free Community Laundry Project evenings at the Stop In Family Hotel located at 314 Ray Street in Whitehorse from 6-9pm. Laundry service is free and available bagged lunches donated by the Whitehorse United Church. Laundry soap and dryer sheets are also provided. Save the date for additional laundry days: June 8th...
On-the-Land Camp for families of MMIWG on May 25-31st at Minto Landing on the Traditional Territory of the Selkirk First Nation thank you
June 3, 2021
YAWC hosted an On-the-Land Camp for families of MMIWG, May 25-31st at Minto Landing on the Traditional Territory of the Selkirk First Nation. Throughout the camp, up to 35 members took part in ceremonies, workshops and knowledge sharing while listening to stories from the Elders, traditional activities and support circles. Highlights of the week included carving, moosehide talks, jewellery making, medicine...
The Reaching Home accepting applications for the anticipatory funding
June 1, 2021
The Reaching Home team in Whitehorse is accepting applications for the anticipatory funding to June 18th at 5 pm. Applications can come from a range of sources: Non-governmental organizations, Indigenous organizations and governments, public health and educational institutions, municipalities, territorial governments, and their agencies. Reaching Home, a program funded by the federal government to prevent and reduce homelessness across Canada,...
Memorial for the 215 Kamloops Indian Residential School Children
May 31, 2021
Please join with us the memorial for the 215 Kamloops Indian Residential School Children and all residential school children who never came home. Link to join Virtual Memorial Prayer: Click Here. The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council is grieving with you today; as Indigenous Women, we know that many of our sisters, mothers and grandmothers cried many nights waiting...
Discovery of children’s remains at former Kamloops Indian Residential School
May 31, 2021
The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council is grieving with you today; as Indigenous Women, we know that many of our sisters, mothers and grandmothers cried many nights waiting for their loved children to come home. Elders Dorothy and Joyce and counsellor Maisie are also available for support, contact us at 1-866-667-6162 or in person to our office in Whitehorse at 407 Black...
How to tell you’ve been contacted by the CRA, and what to do if you are
May 27, 2021
Now that you’ve filed your 2020 income tax and benefit return, it’s possible that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) contacts you to discuss your tax and benefit situation. However, you should be aware of scammers pretending to be CRA employees. They often contact Canadians to try to trick them into making payments, and may try to reach you by...
Office Closed- Victoria Day
May 23, 2021
Our office will be closed on May 24th for Victoria Day and will resume regular business hours on Tuesday May 25th.