Category: Updates

  • 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, Instructables.com, 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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  • Instructables Makerspace Contest 2017

    Instructables.com is a website that lets you easily share your diy projects with the world. It is a great place to learn how to do almost anything, from building a telescope to curing hiccups. As part of the maker movement, Instructables has always been a big supporter of makerspaces and YuKonstruct has benefited greatly from their…

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  • Update from the new Board of Directors

    Dear members, At Yukonstruct Makerspace Society’s most recent AGM, a new Board of Directors was elected to serve you for next year. Your Board is collectively accountable to you, the community, funders and stakeholders for meeting Yukonstruct’s mission and for the effective stewardship of our financial and human resources. This year we welcomed some new…

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  • Report from the President

    Outgoing YuKonstruct Makerspace Society Co-Chair Colin presented the Report from the President at the Annual General Meeting on June 7, 2017: On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to present the President’s Report at this year’s Annual General meeting. The YuKonstruct Makerspace Society was founded as a society in early 2014, and…

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  • 2017/18 Board Candidates

    The YuKonstruct Makerspace Society Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, June 7 @ 7pm – (co)space 202 Strickland Street. It’s time to elect a new Board of Directors. We will be voting for general directors, treasurer, secretary, vice-president, and president. So far, the following people have put their names forward: Barrett W Horne;      …

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  • Van Slam 2017!

    Thank you to everyone who came out for our Third Annual Van Slam! This year’s event was our biggest yet and included live music by Ukes of Hazard, a Yukon Brewing beer garden and freshly-roasted Firebean Coffee. As part of the Ford Drive 4 UR Community program, Whitehorse Motors made a donation to the YuKonstruct…

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  • New Leather Sewing Machine

    Do you want to put together a pack, build a dog harness, add some straps to your armor, or just sew something really heavy duty? With YuKonstruct’s new Tippmann Boss Hand Stitcher you can! From the manufacturer…… “Sew through Leather, up to 3/4 Thick. This machine will also sew nylon, canvas, urethane, plastic, sheepskin, etc.…

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