Economic Development

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Economic Development's Mandate

To develop a sustainable and competitive Yukon economy to enrich the quality of life of all Yukoners; to pursue economic initiatives with a shared vision of prosperity, partnerships and innovation; and to forge partnerships with First Nations in the economic development of the territory.

Economic Development's Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a sustainable and competitive Yukon economy to enrich the quality of life of all Yukoners.
  • Pursue economic initiatives with a shared vision of prosperity, partnership and innovation.
  • Forge, maintain and expand partnerships with First Nations in the economic development of Yukon.
  • Work in partnership with First Nations and others initiating or implementing regional economic plans.
  • Proactively administer the Community Development Fund.

Northern Development Ministers' Forum

Economic Development Minister Currie Dixon attended the Northern Development Ministers' Forum in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Read the communiqué.

Northern Development Ministers' Forum 2013

Economic Development News

Contact Economic Development

Yukon Government

Suite 209 - 212 Main Street, F-1
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2A9


Phone: 867-393-7191
Fax: 867-393-6412
ecdev@gov.yk.ca