• Yukoners enjoy a very high quality of life.
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to be Yukon’s largest private sector employer.
  • Partnerships are key to our success.
  • Yukon is home to one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits and one of the world’s largest undeveloped lead-zinc districts.
  • Yukon is open for business.
  • Yukon’s workforce is highly educated, skilled, motivated and productive.
  • Yukon businesses are leading the way.
  • Yukon has been a site location for a number of feature films including the 20th Century Fox's, "The Big Year" starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black.

Market Access

Yukon’s geographical location lies in the midst of several transportation gateways. Strategically positioned between Alaska and British Columbia, Yukon has easy access to the Asia Pacific region and a healthy American market. Through its southern corridors, Yukon has access to Alberta, a western distribution hub and a critical access point to the East.

Yukon has experience in harsh weather transportation and is able to ensure year-round road and port access. Yukon suppliers and distributors are well practiced and work to bring supplies into Yukon and Yukon to the world on a consistent basis.  Due to its close relationship with Alaska, Yukon companies are experienced crossing international borders and navigating busy international ports.

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