• Meet the Maker: Cindy Ngo

    Cindy is originally from Yellowknife, NT, and is currently a student at Yukon University. She is passionate about mental health advocacy, climate and social justice, learning and cooking new foods, and is looking forward to learning laser cutting. She joined Yukonstruct last year, and left for a few months to focus on studying Early Learning…

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  • Meet the Maker: Orlan Lumantao

    Orlan began his journey as an Operations Assistant, finding immense satisfaction in all aspects of the job. He found particular joy in leading tours and orientations for new members. His commitment and strong work ethic paved the way for a new opportunity at Yukonstruct, stepping into the role of Bookings and Admin Coordinator. As he…

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  • Repair Café Pop-Up With Solvest

    Join us at the Repair Café pop-up on Saturday, June 8th, from 12noon to 2pm, as part of Solvest’s World Environment Day at Lumel’s Studios & Lumel Glass! Repair Café has a team of dedicated makers who believe in repairing, not replacing. We’ve been hosting monthly events at Yukonstruct helping our community fix their things…

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  • Meet the Maker: Ameen Aydan

    As the Youth Programs Coordinator Intern, Ameen will be working with Jeramy to design and instruct programs for youth. He hopes to tweak the typical STEM camp by simplifying in-depth topics and providing the connections, tools, and learning from the mistakes of others, and being a conduit for continued learning. In today’s world, it’s crucial…

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  • Recap: Yukonstruct’s First Business After Hours Event

    In May, we had the fantastic opportunity to partner with the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce to host Yukonstruct’s First Business After Hours. As the season’s last Business After Hours event, it was a night to remember, filled with innovation, community spirit, and celebration. As we celebrate a decade of nurturing creativity and innovation, we welcomed…

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  • Women Investors & Entrepreneurs Day 2024 – Recap

    In February and March, we partnered with the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) to deliver workshops and roundtables on business financing and angel investment for women entrepreneurs. Thank you to all the women (and a few kids and babies) who shared experiences, knowledge, frustrations and ideas for a stronger financial foundation and empowerment in women-led businesses in…

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  • Recap: NorthwesTel’s March Break Kids Camp at Yukonstruct

    In March, our March Break Kids Camp, sponsored by NorthwesTel, sparked creativity in seven young innovators. They explored Yukonstruct Makespace’s key areas – woodshop, metal shop, digital fabrication, and textiles – gaining hands-on experience. Each project built confidence and skills in a supportive, fun environment. We started by crafting skateboards from veneers using SK8CAD under…

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  • Meet the Maker: Tong Shao

    Tong relocated from Kitchener-Waterloo to Whitehorse, where her friend, a fellow Yukonstruct member, introduced her to Northlight Innovations. She was impressed by the space’s functionality and the friendliness of the people she encountered. She found working with and serving entrepreneurs and innovators to be a rewarding career, which motivated her to join Yukonstruct.

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  • Nurturing Community Through Yukonstruct Values

    At the heart of Yukonstruct lies a deep commitment to nurturing a sense of community and belonging. We believe that within this community, we can co-create an organization that provides a welcoming, inclusive space for all Yukoners to bring their ideas to life. Our values, encapsulated in five core principles, guide us in building a…

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