Category: Events

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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!

    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 trying to drive  your nail…

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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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