Federal Gas Tax fund brings aid to Yukon


Last updated 11/3/2019 at 2:45pm

Derek Ramsey

The City of Dawson in Yukon is one recipient of the Gas Tax Fund.

WHITEHORSE, Yukon-Yukon has received the first of two $8.25 million annual installments of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF), along with a top-up of $16.5 million, made available through Budget 2019. This top-up doubles the amount of money for municipalities, unincorporated communities and First Nations in Yukon, enabling them to carry out infrastructure projects that support the well-being of their residents.

The federal GTF is a long-term, indexed source of funding that supports a diverse range of local infrastructure projects across the territory each year. For example, upgrades to the Hart...

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