Education Minister Tracy McPhee speaks to media in Whitehorse on April 7, 2020. McPhee gave details on March 9 about the Yukon government’s new childcare subsidy. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Affordable childcare subsidy will be provided to licensed daycares and applied to parent on April 1

“It’s as wide a net as we could cast in the first phase.”


Yukon Child Care Board chair Amy Ryder says the board could be playing a bigger role in childcare policy making if they had more financial support from the Yukon government. (Submitted)

Yukon Child Care Board asks for larger role in annual report

The board is asking for a larger budget to increase outreach and advice


Child Development Centre marks 40 years of service

CDC now serves families throughout the territory


Yukon child care deal to fund grandparents, courses for caregivers

‘How this is completely going to look, we’re still working on’

The Yukon has to find a way to pay for day care

Child care workers are leaving their jobs because the wages are terrible. Who can blame them?

New operator applies for licence at shuttered Whitehorse daycare

Application has listed a proposed program start date of Feb. 1.

Lack of staff closes Watson Lake’s only daycare

Facility can’t afford to pay competitive wages to attract staff, board president says

News in brief, June 21

A Whitehorse Mountie faces sexual assault charges, Yukon gets new child care funding

Universal child care subsidizes the wealthy

There are better ways to ensure daycare is available to families who need it

  • Jun 21, 2017