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5-25-16: The Yukon Chamber launched its new Fueling Yukon website, looking at the scale of fossil fuel consumption here in the territory. Look for further updates as we progress further into this project!

5-24-16: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce launches its `Fueling Yukon`s Economy` initiative. Each year $200 million leaks out of the Yukon economy to pay fossil fuels, which comprise 4/5ths of all the energy that Yukoners consume.

2-15-16: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on the YESAB decision released on Friday, February 12.

12-24-15: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on anticipated reductions in 2016 - 2017 Federal transfer payments to Yukon.

11-24-15: The Yukon Chamber announces the successful fruition of its efforts to have the YWCHSB rebate surplus funds back to Yukon Employers.

9-24-15: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce is delighted with the outcome of our engagement with the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) that has been under way since April, and resulted on Thursday in the YWCHSB's announcement of $10 million in rebates to be paid out to virtually all Yukon Employers before year end!

9-24-15:  The Yukon Chamber comments on the 2016 announced YWCHSB rates.

5-5-15: The Yukon Chamber and the Northern Business Community raise more than $16,000 for Nepal Earthquake relief on the way over to and during the Frozen Globes Business Awards!

4-13-15: The Yukon Chamber applauds the Yukon government's acceptance of the 21 recommendations of the All-Party Comittee on the Risks and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracking.

2-17-15: Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on the Final Report of the Select Committee Regarding the Risks and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing and notes that the committee did not fully fulfill its mandate.

2-2-15: YCC Press Release: The Chamber celebrates Tourism Yukon's launch of the first 2015 TV ad spot for Yukon.

1-22-15: YCC Press Release: The Chamber applauds YG's decision to adopt the Yukon Chamber's recommendation to modernize the Yukon Liquor Act.

1-5-15: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce comments on the Government of Yukon Peel Watershed Appeal.

9-2-14: The Yukon Chamber, working under our MOU with the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIAY), joined TIAY in advocating for incremental tourism marketing funds, resulting today's announcement of $3.6 million over two years, from YG and CanNor

6-4-14: The Yukon Chamber signs an MOU with Tourism Iindustry Association of the Yukon and TIAY becomes an ex-officio board member

4-28-14: The Chamber applauds the unnanimous approval of a reduction to the Yukon small business tax rate

3-24-14: Coverage of the Yukon Chamber's Premier's Budget Preview Lunch Lecture

2-20-14: The Chamber comments on the announced awarding of the new FH Collins construction contract.

2-11-14: The Yukon Chamber comments on the 2014 - 2015 Federal Budget.

2-6-2014: Every year The Canadian Chamber of Commerce identifies the Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness. Here is the 2014 list.

1-27-14: The Yukon Chamber of Commerce Announces a Change in the Board of Directors

1-23-14:  The Yukon Chamber issued a joint press release commenting on the WCB planned 11,000 sq. ft., $5 million building expansion plans.

 

Recent Yukon Chamber of Commerce Energy Policy Committee Colloquium and Lunch Lecture Series presentations are available to review, and can be found by clicking on the above hypertext.

Yukon Business Directory
Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Our Platinum Circle Members:

Welcome To Our New Members

Theclaimlogo

Cultured Fine Cheese

The Kidney Foundation Of Canada

Amos Westropp

Yukon Transportation Museum

Thank you to AGM sponsors ATCO Electric Yukon, Casino Mining Corporation, Klondike Travel, Kluane Freight Lines, MacDonald’s of Whitehorse, Northwestel and NVD! We truly appreciate your support!

 

Yukon Chamber of Commerce - Policies
Members and community Chambers approved the Energy Policy and the Carbon Tax Pricing Policy.

Fueling Yukon’s Economy
On May 25, 2016 the Yukon Chamber launched its new Fueling Yukon website, looking at the scale of fossil fuel consumption here in the territory. We are currently in Phase II of this project; look for further updates on this project!

Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety-Rebates
The Yukon Chamber of Commerce identified a surplus in the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board reserves and negotiated a refund to Yukon employers obtaining $20 million to Yukon employers.  

YCC Press Release on the rebate
YWCHSB Press Release on the rebate 

2017 Assessment Rates 
YCC Press Release on rates 
YWCHSB Press Release on rates 

5 Minutes for Business 
Every other week, we post 5 Minutes for Business, a publication written by Hendrik Brakel, the Senior Director of Economic, Financial & Tax Policy for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. 

BIZ PAL
Are you a new business? Looking for information on Business Licenses? Biz Pal is a great resource provided by the territorial government. 

  • It's Free - Search for the permits and licenses you may need to start or grow your business.
  • Save time and money - Spend less time searching for information and more time building your business. 
  • Improve business planning - Know which permits and licenses are needed so that you get it right the first time. 
  • Get answers - Available 24/7 to help you navigate government requirements specific to your business type. 

 

We are the leading voice of Yukon's business community, providing advocacy and representation on issues affecting businesses across the Yukon Territory.

Incorporated in 1985, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce is a vital, dynamic organization. As the collective voice of Yukon's Business Community, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce works to create a climate conducive to a strong private-sector economy by providing leadership and representation on issues and projects affecting business.

 

Yukon information about current jobs, the labour market, career planning, education and training.

Links to frequently requested resources

The PSAB program has been in existence for 18 years and our Aboriginal Business Directory (ABD) has been on-line since 2012.