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Territory Government
  YT Premier  Sandy Silver 1 16 +26.32%
  YT Legislative Assembly  Liberal Party 0 16 +26.32%
  YT House of Commons  Liberal Party 0 19 +0.73%
  YT Senate  Independent Senators Group 0 18 +100.00%
Party Leadership
  Yukon Liberal Party  Sandy Silver 1 14 +100.00%
  Yukon NDP  Kate White 1 19 +100.00%
  Yukon Party  Currie Dixon 1 20 +4.88%

% Of Total VotesOfficeYukon WinnerYrYukon Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race

Alaska, United States  
British Columbia, Canada  
Northwest Territories, Canada  

Territory DETAILS
Parents > Canada  
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia December 07, 2020 04:15pm
Description Situated in Canada's mountainous northwest corner, the Yukon Territory covers 455,400 square kilometres. According to the 2001 census, just under 29,000 people live here. Of those, two-thirds are in the capital, Whitehorse. Smaller centres include historic Dawson City, the transport hub of Watson Lake, and Haines Junction, the gateway to Kluane National Park. About 14 per cent of Yukoners are aboriginal. Roughly 10 per cent are immigrants, while another 53 per cent moved here from elsewhere in Canada.

Despite the Yukon's fabled gold rush, mining is now rare and the economy has been in the doldrums for years. Though oil-and-gas exploration and gem prospecting are on the upswing, government is the major employer, along with seasonal tourism. The average family income is $69,564, and unemployment is 11.6 per cent.


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Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Oct 11, 2011 10:00am Oct 11, 2011 10:00pm General Election Yukon Territorial General Election  ScottĀ³ 
Nov 07, 2016 11:00am Nov 07, 2016 11:00pm General Election Yukon Territory General Election  IndyGeorgia 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 05, 2008 09:00pm Obituary 'Yukon Erik' Nielsen, former Tory MP, dies at 84  Article Monsieur 
Dec 29, 2006 12:00pm News Yukon to mark murder-free milestone  Article Monsieur 
Jul 14, 2004 12:00am News Same-sex marriage ruled legal in Yukon  Article Monsieur