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Destinations: Northern Travel and Transportation Alaska Airlines to Paint Plane in Honor of Alaska?s 50th Anniversary: Design to be selected through statewide contest for children
May 30, 2008 – Anchorage, Alaska - Governor Sarah Palin, along with representatives from the Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development and Alaska Airlines announced a “Paint the... Read the rest

Merv Hardie Ferry Operating With Limited Hours
May 14, 2008 – Yellowknife – Operations of the Merv Hardie ferry, which crosses the Mackenzie River near Fort Providence, have commenced. The ferry is operating on an "on demand" basis for 13 hours... Read the rest

Mackenzie River Crossing at Fort Providence to Close on Monday
Apr 11, 2008 – Yellowknife – The Mackenzie River ice crossing on Highway 3 at Fort Providence will close today at 5 p.m. for cars and other small vehicles with low clearance, and will... Read the rest

The Three Northern Territories Jointly Release ?Northern Connections: A Multi-Modal Transportation Blueprint for the North?
Apr 8, 2008 – Yellowknife – The Ministers Responsible for Transportation for Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories have jointly released Northern Connections: A Multi-Modal Transportation Blueprint for the North. The transportation blueprint outlines a... Read the rest

Additional Funds to help NWT Tourism Industry meet Global Trends
Mar 7, 2008 – YELLOWKNIFE - Twelve proposals received under the new Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Tourism Product Diversification and Marketing Program were announced today by the Minister of Industry, Tourism and... Read the rest

Taylor Promotes Canada's North at Tourism Event in Berlin
Mar 6, 2008 – BERLIN, GERMANY - Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor announced a pan-territorial marketing partnership between Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, to market and promote the North at a Canadian Tourism... Read the rest

Yukon Promotes Marketing, Partnerships and Air Access in Europe
Feb 28, 2008 – WHITEHORSE – Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor leaves for Germany this Saturday to promote Yukon tourism marketing partnerships and initiatives. While in Germany, Taylor will attend the world’s largest... Read the rest

Tourism Minister Unveils New Website
Feb 26, 2008 – WHITEHORSE – Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor today announced the unveiling of the new website that will give consumers a one-stop shop for finding tourism information online. “This... Read the rest

New Intersection Lights on NWT Highway 3 at the Behchoko Turnoff
Feb 8, 2008 – Yellowknife - New intersection lights at the Behchoko turnoff will help improve safety on Highway 3. The installation was the result of a cooperative effort between the Community Government of... Read the rest

Destination Yukon Expands its Reach
Jan 31, 2008 – WHITEHORSE – Following the success of the National Marketing Campaign (NMC), the Yukon government is investing $750,000 in a new initiative entitled Destination Yukon designed to promote Yukon as a... Read the rest

Plane Crashes near Fort Simpson, all Aboard are Safe
Jan 28, 2008 – Yellowknife – This morning at approximately 10:55, a Simpson Air Cessna 206 with a pilot and two passengers crashed near the Fort Simpson Airport. At 10:56, the pilot made contact... Read the rest

Governor Palin Announces Plan to Improve Aviation Safety New Bill Helps Pilots Obtain State of the Art Avionics
Jan 25, 2008 – Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today announced details of her administration’s comprehensive aviation safety initiative. This multi-departmental effort includes a bill that will establish a new loan program in... Read the rest

48 Hours Notice: Maintenance on Merv Hardie Ferry
Dec 14, 2007 – YELLOWKNIFE ? The Merv Hardie Ferry crossing the Mackenzie River near Fort Providence will be pulled out of the water for essential maintenance starting after operations end at midnight on... Read the rest

Antarctic Cruise Ship Picks Up 154 Shipwreck Survivors
Nov 24, 2007 – A Norwegian cruise ship has rescued everyone aboard a Canadian vessel that hit submerged ice in Antarctic waters and later sank. M.S. Explorer cruise ship is seen sinking after it... Read the rest

National Safety Code in Place to Ensure Safer Yukon Travel
Nov 8, 2007 – WHITEHORSE ? Highways and Public Works Minister Archie Lang announced today that Yukon has enacted the National Safety Code (NSC) Regulations for commercial vehicles.  These regulations are designed to increase... Read the rest

Liard River Ferry Crossing Closure Notice
Nov 6, 2007 – YELLOWKNIFE - The Liard River ferry crossing near Fort Simpson has been placed on 48-hour advance notice of closure for the season due to a rapid drop in water levels... Read the rest

Alaska Airlines Fall Sale: Alaska & Pacific Northwest from $74 OW
Nov 4, 2007 – Alaska & Pacific Northwest from $74 OW Provided by: Alaska Airlines Expiration: 11-20-07 Travel Dates: Through September 17, 2008 You know what they say about the early worm! Book now... Read the rest

Mackenzie River Ferry Crossing Closure Notice
Oct 26, 2007 – YELLOWKNIFE - The N'Dulee ferry crossing at the Mackenzie River connecting Wrigley with Fort Simpson has been placed on 72-hour advance notice of closure for the season due to a... Read the rest

Air North Recognized for Soaring to the Top
Oct 22, 2007 – Whitehorse ? Yukon's Highways & Public Works Minister Archie Lang has congratulated Joe Sparling, president and chief executive officer of Air North, on winning the Transportation Association of Canada?s Achievement Award.... Read the rest

Advance Notice of Dempster Highway Ferry Closing
Oct 17, 2007 – YELLOWKNIFE - The Dempster Highway ferry at the Peel River has been placed on 72-hour advance notice of closure for the season. The notice period will be reduced as closure... Read the rest

Funds Allocated by YTG to Upgrade Robert Campbell Highway
Oct 11, 2007 – WHITEHORSE ? Highways and Public Works Minister Archie Lang is pleased to announce the allocation of over $31 million dedicated to improving and upgrading infrastructure on the southern Robert Campbell... Read the rest

New Infrastructure for Alaska Highway Travelers
Oct 5, 2007 – WHITEHORSE ? Highways and Public Works Minister Archie Lang will officially open the new replacement for the Donjek River Bridge with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. "The on-schedule completion of... Read the rest

Gravina Access Project Redirected: Bridge to Nowhere Goes No Further
Sep 21, 2007 – Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sarah Palin today directed the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to look for the most fiscally responsible alternative for access to the Ketchikan airport and... Read the rest

Green Routes: A cross-country exploration of community
Sep 14, 2007 – Shayna Stock and Dominique Fenton are travelling across Canada in search of intentional communities. Green Living has invited them to send in reports on how their journey is unfolding. This... Read the rest

Unique Group from Japan to Canoe the Yukon River
Aug 28, 2007 – WHITEHORSE ?Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor is delighted to welcome a unique group of outdoor enthusiasts to Yukon. Twenty-two Japanese individuals including four wheel-chair bound participants and Japanese media... Read the rest

Fort Providence Celebrates Decision to Proceed with Deh Cho Bridge
Aug 24, 2007 – Fort Providence - The community of Fort Providence today celebrated the decision to proceed with the construction of the Deh Cho Bridge. The celebration began with a fire and river... Read the rest

Restrictions Placed on Traffic Crossing Kakisa Bridge
Aug 3, 2007 – YELLOWKNIFE ? Effective at midday Friday, August 3, restrictions on traffic across the Kakisa Bridge, near the junction of highway 1 and 3 will take effect. These restrictions require truck... Read the rest

Backcountry Permits Available for Tombstone Park Campers
Jul 4, 2007 – WHITEHORSE - As part of its ongoing efforts to preserve the natural and cultural resources of the Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Parks has initiated a new permit and registration system. The... Read the rest

10 Tips for Saving Fuel
Jul 3, 2007 – It?s summer and the gas prices are high. Here are some green tips to reduce your gas... Read the rest

New Highways and Public Works Deputy Minister Appointed
Jun 25, 2007 – WHITEHORSE - Premier Dennis Fentie announced today that Whitehorse resident Mike Johnson has been appointed to the position of Deputy Minister of the Department of Highways and Public Works. Johnson graduated... Read the rest

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