Category: Event

  • 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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  • 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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  • Startup Canada’s 2020 Canadian Export Challenge

    Startup Canada’s 2020 Canadian Export Challenge (CXC) is fast approaching, with regional pitch competitions running from September 14th to 21st. Despite pivoting to a fully digital event series due to COVID-19, our team has been working hard to make #CXC2020 the best Canadian Export Challenge yet. With an exciting program agenda including presentations by leading…

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  • Introducing Yukonstruct’s first Startup Bootcamp Cohort!

    Our Kick-Off Celebration brought out the best of our community as we celebrated our first year in NorthLight and introduced the entrepreneurs who will be taking part in our first ever Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp! The overwhelming enthusiasm brought in from the community made for a warm and welcoming evening, and the entrepreneurs’ passion added an…

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  • Hammerslegan Tournament!

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.85″ background_layout=”light”] YuKonstruct members came together for a evening of laughs, sharing project ideas, and of course – competing in the Hammerschlagen tournament! The winner of the tournament would win a Tablet, so the stakes were high. The game involves throwing and spinning a hammer in the air before catching it and…

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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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  • Make it Wild!

    YuKonstruct has partnered with the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust to host a series of workshops called Make it Wild!  When you take part in Make it Wild!  you will build, craft, and create projects that give you hands-on opportunities to restore or protect fish, wildlife and their habitat. In addition to creating an awesome project, we…

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  • We’re screening a Film!

    We’d like to invite you to a one of a kind premiere screening of the film MAKER! WHEN: Friday September 12 – Doors open at 7pm WHERE: Old Fire Hall COST: By donation WHAT: The film MAKER is a documentary which takes a look at how the maker movement is shifting society, altering the economy and creating an entirely new…

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  • Instructables LED Build Night – Tues. August 19, 2014

    LEDs, short for light-emitting diodes, are replacing small incandescent bulbs in the electronics all around us. If you would like to learn more about how you can use these small lights in your projects, now’s your chance!, the online home of thousands of DIY projects, has sent YuKonstruct hundreds of LEDs to play with. With…

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  • YuKonstruct goes to YukomiCon!

    That’s right! YuKonstruct will be an exhibitor at YukomiCon 2014, Yukon’s 1st Annual Comic Convention taking place at Coast High Country Inn on August 8th (4pm-8pm), August 9th (10am-7pm), and August 10th (10am-2pm). Be sure to stop by our booth to say hello and to see what we have been up to lately. We’ll also have lots of great activities…

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