Category: Update

  • Upcoming Price Change

    Important information for members: Effective August 1st, 2023, all new members will be charged the updated membership prices. Starting November 1st, 2023, these updated prices will come into effect for our current members. Please note, our rates remain competitive when compared to other coworking and maker spaces in Canada.  We, at Yukonstruct, take great pride…

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  • Welcoming new members to the Yukonstruct board

    On July 22, many Yukonstruct members joined the board for the organization’s annual general meeting. The AGM was a success, and we’d like to take a moment to thank and acknowledge our outgoing board members, and welcome a few new members!

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  • Meet Our New Board

    Our 2019 AGM was a huge success! With nearly 40 Society members joining us to vote in the new board and celebrate the success of the past year, we set the stage for the exciting vision that will drive this organization forward. Much thanks to all who attended, and to everyone who put their name…

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  • Eureka!

    Everyone knows the light bulb is the universal symbol for an idea, but no one thinks about the millions of tiny connections that need to occur for that idea to be realized. Well … almost no one. Yukon artists Michel Gignac and Gorellaume have thought about it quite a bit. So much so that they’ve…

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  • New mural at NorthLight

    They say many hands make light work, but the new mural recently installed at NorthLight Innovation was a massive undertaking for the dozens of community members who helped create it. The horizontal piece stretches across an upper wall at Cospace. It depicts two seasons (summer and winter), and day and night, along with the Yukon River and the Northern…

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  • How To Hack The Government (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

    [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.16″ background_color=”#545454″ custom_margin=”3%||0px|” custom_padding=”3%|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.16″ make_fullwidth=”on” make_equal=”on”][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.16″] Hacker: A person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular. —RFC1392, Internet Users’ Glossary What a weekend!   Four years ago we ran our first hackathon, and now we’re proud to…

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  • Celebrating Logan!

    Congratulations to our beloved Logan on his big decision to follow his own dream! While it is sad to see him go, YuKonstruct Makerspace Society is grateful for the many incredible jobs he accomplished for the organization over the last four years. Logan leaves big shoes to fill and has been, since day 1, a…

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  • Startup Canada Award Win

    Startup Canada, the national rallying community for Canadian entrepreneurs, recently celebrated outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from all over Canada. The winners were announced at the red carpet Grand Finale in Ottawa, attended by leading Canadian investors, innovators and anchor company executives. Jaret Slipp and Lauren Manekin-Beille, respectively YuKonstruct Executive Director and (co)space Director,…

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  • Results of the 2017 Instructables Makerspace Contest

    The official results of the 2017 Instructables Makerspace Contest were announced this week. The website hosting the contest,, is a place where makers can document their projects and share instructions on how to make everything from simple recipes to complicated technology. The goal of the makerspace contest was to document as many projects as possible with step-by-step…

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  • Update from the Board

    It’s been 3 months since the current Board of Directors was elected at the Annual General Meeting on June 7, 2017, and you may be wondering what the Board has been up to. Committees Established As mentioned at the AGM, a key goal of the strategic plan is to clarify decision making structures and the…

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