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News You Can Use – April Edition

  • The Yukon Liquor Corporation has secured its first cannabis supply agreement with Tilray Canada Ltd., and its affiliate, High Park Company. As the Yukon Liquor Corporation is still in the process of garnering other standing supply agreements with licensed producers, CFIB has, and will continue to advocate for private businesses to play a large role in the local cannabis industry.
  • Do you own a construction company? Are you a contractor? Good news! The Yukon government has tendered over $60 million in construction projects, with more to come. The government appears to be dedicated to improving the procurement process so that all of Yukoners can benefit from the economic boosts construction projects offer.
  • Ever wish you could get money back from the government? You might be in luck! Pending legislative approval, the Government of Yukon has renewed the Interim Electrical Rebate, which reduces the amount customers pay on the first 1,000 kilowatt hours used each month, which means more money in your pockets!