Helpful Resources 


 

Climate Change Related Website Links:

Resources for Educators

Climate Change North
EECom: Canadian Network for Environmental Education & Communication

Yukon:

Energy Solutions Centre – Energy, Mines and Resources
Climate Change Secretariat – Environment Yukon
Climate Change Action Plan
 – Yukon Government
Northern Climate ExChange
Raven Recycling
Yukon Conservation Society

Canada:

52 Ways to Reduce Your Emissions – LiveSmart BC
Climate Action Network Canada
Climate Change Central
David Suzuki Foundation

Environment Canada – Government of Canada 
Aboriginal and Northern Development Canada – Government of Canada 
Canada’s Action on Climate Change
 – Government of Canada 
Climate Change and Health
 – Health Canada
National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy – climate
Responding to Climate Change – Natural Resources Canada
Pembina Institute
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

International:

Arctic Council
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
SNAP: Scenarios Network for Alaska Planning
UNFCCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Health Organization – Global Change and Health


 

Energy Related Website Links:

Yukon:

Energy Solution Centre – Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy Solution Directory

Energy Strategy for Yukon – Energy, Mines and Resources

Easy$ Tip Sheets – Energy Solutions Centre 
Wind Energy
 -  Energy Solutions Centre

Yukon Renewable Energy Resource Map – Yukon Government
Solar Energy – Energy Solutions Centre
Geothermal Energy
 – Energy Solutions Centre
Biomass
 – Energy Solutions Centre

Canada:

Arctic Energy Alliance
BC Sustainable Energy Association
About your House Series – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Natural Resources Canada
Canadian Wind Energy Association
Energy Conservation – Environment Canada
Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance
Office of Energy Efficiency’s (OEE) virtual library – Natural Resources Canada

 


 

Program Related Website Links:

Construction Renovation Programs:

Good Energy Program: rebates for eligible energy efficient products -  Energy Solutions Centre.
Home Repair Program
 – Yukon Housing Corporation
Natural Resources Canada Residential Program

Energy Solutions Centre Wind Prospecting Service

Waste Programs:

The Kids Recycling Club
Kijiji (New Community Exchange)
Yukon Trader
 a local website advertising items mostly to a local audience 
Residential Compost pick-up
Household Hazardous Waste Day
Computers For Schools
Zero Waste Yukon
Charge up to Recycling (Call2Recycle)

Transportation Programs:

Commuter Challenge June 2 to June 8, 2013 – National program encouraging Canadians to walk, cycle, ride-share, carpool, tele-work or take transit instead of driving to work alone.
Moving On Sustainable Transportation (MOST) Program – Transport Canada
Public Transit Tax Credit
 – Government of Canada

Recreation Programs:

Leave no Trace Outdoor Ethics – Yukon Conservation Society
Into the Yukon Wilderness
 586 KB – Environment Yukon
Hunter Education and Ethics Development (HEED) workshop
 – Environment Yukon
Yukon Outdoor Woman Program (YOW)


 

Transportation Related Website Links:

Cycling:

Bikes on City Buses
Cycling Safety
Cycling map
Bike rentals or repairs -  product search
City bike lockers – The steel lockers. Bike racks are scattered around town

Clubs:

Cycling Association of Yukon: Sport governing body for Yukon cycling.  Offers club affiliations and insurance, coaching and official’s certification, race clinics.  Coaches the Yukon Cycling Team.

Mailing Address: 4061 – 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT  Y1A 1H1
Contact:  Sue Richards, 668-4990
Email:   susanlearichards@gmail.com

Programs:

Commuter Challenge – June 2 to June 8, 2013 – National program encouraging Canadians to walk, cycle, ride-share, carpool, tele-work or take transit instead of driving to work alone.
Moving On Sustainable Transportation (MOST) Program – Transport Canada
Public Transit Tax Credit
 – Government of Canada
Carb3 star rating rebate program
 – outboard motors

Public transportation – city buses:

Schedules and maps more information call 668-RIDE (668-7433)
Handi Bus – City of Whitehorse
call 668-8394
Accessible Low-Floor Buses

Bus passes for sale -  product search 
Bikes on City Buses
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Waste Related Website Links:

Waste Exchange and Waste Reduction Programs:

Recycling Regulations – Environment Yukon
Solid Waste Regulations
 – Environment Yukon
Spring Litter Campaign
 – Highways and Public Works
Raven Recycling

P&M Recycling

Zero Waste Yukon

City of Whitehorse

Yukon Trader – on-line exchange
Kijiji
 – on-line exchange
CKRW Trader time
 – free radio call in and website listings
Yukon News
 – free classified ads 30 words (non-business)
Whitehorse Star
 – free classified ads 25 words (non-business)
Secondhand and Consignment stores – product search
Canada Post Consumer Choice Program – unaddressed ad mail
Red Dot Campaign
Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) – ‘do not contact’ registry

Waste Reduction Week - Canada-wide program.

Whitehorse Solid Waste Disposal Options:

City of Whitehorse:

Residential

Curbside collection
Collection schedule
Garbage
Composting

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
Computers
Landfill

Burning Waste