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Yukon Budget 2012-2013

The Government of Yukon presented its 2012-2013 Budget yesterday in Yukon’s Legislative Assembly. Premier Darrell Pasloski said during his Budget Address that, \The Government of Yukon has one of the healthiest financial positions of all the jurisdictions in Canada today.” For only the fourth time in history, the Yukon Government Budget exceeds $1 billion.
 
Highlights from the Budget include:

  • Major investments in transportation infrastructure, including $15 million for the Haines Road and north Alaska Highway.
  • $5 million over five years fro the Yukon Research Centre and the Yukon Cold Climate Innovation Centre.
  • An increase in funding of $27.768 million for completing remediation design and planning for assessment of the Far and Mount Nansen projects
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    More analysis to come on this Budget and what it means for Yukoners. Until then, the Yukon Budget Address and Highlights are below.
    Yukon Budget Address 2012-2013
    Yukon Budget Highlights 2012-2013

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