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Number of people employed in the Yukon in March 2006: 15,500. Number employed in March ’07: 14,900.

Number of people employed in the Yukon in March 2006:

15,500.

Number employed in March ’07:

14,900.

Value of Yukon building permits in January ’07:

$2.2 million.

Value of Yukon building permits in January ’06:

$3.7 million.

Cost to run the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board in 1999:

$101,000.

Cost in 2005:

$279,000.

Number of accepted time-loss injuries in the Yukon in 1999:

417.

Number of accepted time-loss injuries in the Yukon in 2005:

445.

Amount of money the WCB paid the Contractor’s Safety Association in 2003:

$42,000.

Construction industry injuries in 2003:

159.

Amount the WCB paid the Contractor’s Safety Association in 2005:

$265,000.

Number of construction industry injuries in 2005:

230. (RM).