Total number of visitors to the Yukon in February: 3,947.
Total number of visitors to the Yukon in February 2006: 4,175.
Total drop in tourist visits between February 2007 and
February 2006: 5.5 per cent.
Total retail sales in January: $31,138,000.
Retail sales in January 2006: $27,637,000.
Percentage change: 12.7.
Yukon’s annual inflation rate as of February ’06: 2.6 per cent.
Yukon’s annual inflation rate as of February: 1.3 per cent.
Annual salary increase negotiated by the Public Service
Alliance of Canada for territorial civil servants, per year:
3 per cent.
Length of contract: 3 years.
Market price for an ounce of gold on March 30th: $764.95.
Price one year ago: $681.59.
Percentage change: 12.17. (RM)