• (co)space’s coworkers: Jenna

    Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building YuKonstruct’s makerspace. With lots of interesting members at (co)space, we wanted to broaden our interviews to include them!  We now have the (co)space’s coworkers interviews. Here’s Jenna’s. Jenna, what do you work on while at (co)space? (what is your…

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  • Sending Off the Summer Staff

    As summer wraps up around here and school begins again, we are forced to say goodbye to our summer students. Having Yza at the coworking space, and Rowan and Solvey at the makerspace has been hugely beneficial to YuKonstruct! They did so much work to improve the appearance, safety and community at both spaces. Check out…

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  • Startup in Residency Pilot

    This September 6th-19th, (co)space will be running a Startup in Residence Pilot Program. The program will bring a Toronto-based tech startup to Whitehorse that has team members with a proven track record of taking their startups to the next level. While visiting Yukon, the team will be offering one-on-one mentorship and workshops for local entrepreneurs. The…

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  • Code Mobile in the Yukon

    The Code:Mobile is Ladies Learning Code’ s newest and biggest initiative to inspire and educate Canadians through teaching beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills in a social and collaborative way. Think: a computer lab on wheels. YuKonstruct, in partnership with Yukon Women in Trades and Technology (YWITT), hosted the Code:Mobile squad to run several workshops- some for kids, some…

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  • New Tool Cards at YuKonstruct’s Makerspace

    Tool cards for every major piece of equipment at Yukonstruct have been completed! These cards outline each tool’s basic operating information, safety hazards, material use, required training, maintenance, and resources for any questions the operator may have. They also answer why someone might use a particular tool, and provide examples of projects which can be made…

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  • Renovations to the Makerspace!

    YuKonstruct’s Makerspace has undergone and survived some spring renovations and facilities upgrades! The laser room (re-named fabrication lab), hacker space, sewing room, wood shop and metal shop have all received some fresh paint and tool organization to both improve aesthetic appeal and overall functionality. Portions of our bathrooms have also been painted bright yellow to…

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  • Canada Day Parade

    For the second year now, YuKonstruct participated in the Canada Day Parade! Having (co)space as part of the parade was a new addition and it made it that much better! (co)space and YuKonstruct’s contribution to the parade was a brightly decorated float with moose, red striped trees, a red and white balloon arch, and bubbles!  (This float was redecorated very…

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  • Instructables Makerspace Contest!

    YuKonstruct has entered the Instructables Makerspace Contest again this year! We are excited to have you join the team and help us potentially win a second laser cutter!  There are lots of great prizes to be won – and all that we need to do, is document our projects. This competition involves makerspaces from around the world aiming…

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  • New Equipment!

    Our equipment list seems to be ever growing and evolving to suit the needs of our community!Our newest pieces of equipment are: Zortrax 3D Extruder Printer This 3D printer is very user friendly, reliable and produces high quality prints! Plus it’s super slick looking.It’s living in the hackerspace (separate from the other 3D printers which are…

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