Category: Yukonstruct Success Stories

  • Yukonstruct at the 2023 Fireweed Market: Fostering Community Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    In the summer of 2023, Yukonstruct started a new initiative hosting a booth at the Fireweed Market in Whitehorse. This is a noteworthy milestone in the organization’s journey of community engagement and commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation. The annual summer market has traditionally served as a gathering point for farmers, artisans, creators, and entrepreneurs in…

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  • Hall of Innovators 2023

    It is our greatest pleasure to present the recipients of the 2023 Hall of Innovators Award Gala. The evening was a blend of past and present where history met innovation, featuring inspiring stories and groundbreaking innovations that reshaped Yukon’s landscape. It was inspiring, entertaining, and captivating to witness the creativity of our fellow Yukoners. Rich…

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  • Ratan’s Journey To Permanent Residency

    Ratan Singh is an Operations Assistant at Yukonstruct since July 2021 and he just got his Permanent Residency Status early this year! He was from India and came here to Canada as an international student in September 2019. He was enrolled in the Science Diploma Program, but during his time at the university, he grew…

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  • Introducing Our New Board of Directors!

    We couldn’t be more delighted to share the exciting news following our successful AGM 2023 on June 28th. We are grateful to the dedicated individuals who will serve on the Yukonstruct Board of Directors. Your dedication to Yukonstruct and desire to share your skills and passion are truly appreciated. “On behalf of the members, we…

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  • Grandma Treesaw’s Yukon Bannock is getting prepared for the U.S. North West market!

    Teresa Ward, owner of Grandma Treesaw’s Yukon Bannock and recent graduate of Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp, has been invited by the Trade Commissioner Service’s British Columbia-Yukon office and Seattle office to participate in a pilot project.

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  • Meet our Members: Erin Holm of Den Designs

    Erin Holm is one of our lovely Makespace members who encompasses so much what Yukonstruct aims to support. A maker and an entrepreneur, she makes beautiful art and home décor pieces for her business, Den Designs, in our Makespace.

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  • Building an Allsky Camera

    Thomas is a YuKonstruct member who loves looking up at the night sky. You might remember his previous post on building a telescope from scratch. Recently, the Klondike Visitors Association purchased one of the allsky cameras he developed and had it installed in Dawson City. It is the first camera in the Yukon Astronomical Society’s…

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