Category: Community Happenings

  • Rural Spotlight: Marlene Smith

    Hello, I’m Marlene Smith-Tutin, I am Aishihik from the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. I grew up in Canyon Creek. In 2008 I graduated from the Culinary program at what was then Yukon College and have been feeding Yukers ever since. I love to be outdoors, I love animals and I love food!   You can…

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  • Community Spotlight: Daniel Blake

    Daniel Blake was raised in Tsiigehtchic and now lives in his grandmother’s home community of Old Crow. When he is not spending time with his 3yr old son Thomas, he’s working on his business. Daniel Blake Contracting does landscaping, cache clean-ups, and airport/cargo pick-ups. Stay tuned for more as he expands his service offerings! Daniel…

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  • Yukon Investor Summit: Exploring Opportunities

    The Yukon Venture Angels‘ Yukon Investor Summit 2023 was a two-day event that brought investors and startups in the Yukon to network, share insights, and explore investment opportunities. The summit aimed to strengthen the investor community in the Yukon and attract new investors. The first day started with registration and a warm welcome from the…

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  • Startup Canada

    Startup Canada Tour 2023 – Recap!

    On April 25th, the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre welcomed entrepreneurs and small business owners from across the Yukon for the Startup Canada Tour. The event featured informative workshops, expert panels, and inspiring keynote speeches, all focused on the challenges and opportunities of starting a business in the Yukon and beyond. The day was a great sucess with…

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  • Introducing Shayna

    Welcome to the community, Shayna!

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  • Showcasing Our Community

    On February 13th, we were honoured to tour Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, MP Brendan Hanley, and Premier Ranj Pillai through NorthLight Innovation, along with our partners YukonU Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Tech Yukon. We were thrilled to showcase the most important part of our community: YOU! The tour highlighted a number of Yukon entrepreneurs, makers…

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  • Bootcamp Showcase!

    Yukonstruct is proud to celebrate the nine graduating 2022 Creative Impact Bootcamp participants! For the past eight weeks, with homework, workshops, leadership coaching, and mentor sessions juggled on top of commitments at work, school, and family, these Bootcampers have fulfilled the commitment to build their business. We are so proud of you! Though some might…

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  • Hall of Innovators 2022

    It is our greatest pleasure to present the recipients of the 2022 Hall of Innovators Awards. The evening was a beautiful celebration of innovation, honouring a group of incredible Yukoners who are transforming systems, who are innovating to empower youth, to tackle complex challenges like education, food insecurity and climate change, and working to build…

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  • Yukon Innovation Week Kick-Off & Reverse Pitch

    In case you missed our Kick-Off & Reverse Pitch event to celebrate the start of Yukon Innovation Week, we want to share the excellent resources we learned about! These opportunities, whether they are funding, marketing support, mentorship, are available to all Yukoners. To start us off, we had a panel of amazing businesses who accessed…

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