The makerspace and co-working space moved together into their new home located on 2180 2nd Avenue. On September 4th, 2018 – Yukonstruct Society opened the doors of NorthLight Innovation after several months of renovation to the old Super Valu grocery store on Second Avenue. The 24,000 sq ft facility managed and operated by local non-profit Yukonstruct is now […]
This category rewards government organizations, not-for-profits, academic institutions and private for-profit businesses that demonstrate excellence in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship through their leadership, innovation and impact. Honouring this recognition, we continue to strive to foster innovation, creativity, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. YuKonstruct Makerspace Society has been federally recognized in the Federal Budget 2018 for its contribution to […]
Staff members and contractors joined the adventure along the road to support the growing operations of both facilities. Staff and volunteers collaborated in programming, providing support, planning events, and general facility operations. In order to allow volunteers to focus on creating, teaching, and learning staff took on most of the administrative, operational, and fiscal responsibilities. […]
The society added a coworking space downtown, in a separate location from our Makerspace. (co)space is the productive, collaborative and community-driven space for members to do their work as freelancers, entrepreneurs or small businesses. Similar to YuKonstruct, a membership to (co)spaceprovides you access to a unique workspace. We offer amenities such as high speed internet, a productive […]
In September we opened the doors of our 135 Industrial Road location with a full slate of weekly workshops. We quickly built membership to over 80 makers, with over 100 others participating in various workshops. A ‘Core Team’ of over a dozen dedicated volunteers emerged and became the driving forcebehind YuKonstruct. THANK YOU to our founding members: Alessia Guthrie, Andrew […]
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