• Spotlight on TechYukon

    We had the opportunity to sit down with Ziad Sahid, Executive Director of TechYukon, to learn more about what TechYukon is up to these days. From the sounds of it, they are up to some pretty cool stuff!

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  • Meet the Maker: Cole Parsons

    Yukonstruct member and instructor, Cole Parsons is currently a third-year carpenter working for a small company in Whitehorse. He graduated from a 2-year carpentry program in Nova Scotia in 2017. Carpentry is his passion and he spends the majority of his time in the shop when not at work. His goal is to make every…

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  • Hall of Innovators 2021

    Yukon changemakers and innovators from across the territory were presented with a Hall of Innovators Award and inducted into the permanent Hall of Innovators in the NorthLight Innovation building at an online awards ceremony on January 27th. Keep reading to learn about the Yukoners who were recognized for their hard work.

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  • Meet the Maker: John Quinsey

    John Quinsey is one of our treasured Makespace community members. Always willing to lend a helping hand, or share his wealth of knowledge with other makers in the space, John is an important and valued member of Yukonstruct. Whether it’s offering advice on wood joinery, or sharing his off-grid adventures at the coffee machine, John…

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  • Spotlight on Kryotek

    We had the opportunity to interview Astrid Grawehr and Jim Coates of Kryotek, one of Yukon’s most innovative (and coolest) companies, and we are so pumped to share it with you! We covered how Astrid and Jim built Kryotek to what it is today (super cool permafrost sensors, light weight drills, wild fire detectors), what…

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  • La Petite Maison

    Crêpes are now on the menu at NorthLight!

    We are excited to introduce La Petite Maison, a new business that is testing their concept in the kitchen space at NorthLight. This is part of a new initiative to offer a launching space and testing kitchen for food-based businesses, thanks to support from the Yukon government. Entrepreneurs can have up to a one year…

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  • Introducing the Yukonstruct Board 2021

    We had a fantastic AGM last night, that saw a NEW executive come into place along with an some exciting new directors, and we are happy to have some familiar faces stay with us for another term!

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  • Meet the Makers: Lisa Preto

    Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our community. Lisa Preto is our new Community Outreach Manager.

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  • Meet the Makers: Cat Kelly

    Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our community. Cat Kelly is our new Director of Entrepreneurship Programming.

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