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New road access improvements to help grow Yukon’s natural resources sector

Investments in modern transportation infrastructure are vital to the development of a thriving and sustainable economy in Yukon. These investments create middle class jobs and improve the quality of life for all residents.

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Yukon, Sandy Silver, today announced over $360 million in combined federal and territorial funding to improve road access in two mineral-rich areas: the Dawson Range in central Yukon and the Nahanni Range Road in southeastern Yukon.