Yukon Forum - Whitehorse, December 13, 2019
Monday, December 16th, 2019 - 10 minutes
The Yukon Forum has been taking place 4 times per year since 2017 and this is the fourth Yukon Forum of 2019.
The Yukon Forum is a meeting where leadership from Yukon’s territorial and First Nations governments along with the Council of Yukon First Nations gather to advance important priorities that collectively improve the lives of all Yukoners.
Listen to Grand Chief Peter Johnston and Yukon Premier Sandy Silver speak about the Yukon Forum that took place at the Kwanlin Dun Centre in Whitehorse on December 13, 2019.
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