Backgrounder: Federal Gas Tax Allocations for Yukon Communities in 2017-18

Backgrounder

Last month, the Government of Canada delivered the first of two annual $7.8 million federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) installments to Yukon. In total, the territory will be provided over $15.7 million this year through the fund. The funding, which flows through the territorial government to all of its communities, is now available to support local infrastructure projects. 

The following table indicates this year’s federal Gas Tax Fund allocation for Yukon’s communities.



Location

Federal Funding

Carcross/Tagish First Nation

$281,503

Village of Carmacks

$225,715

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

$437,894

City of Dawson  

$790,161

Town of Faro

$225,715

Village of Haines Junction

$451,536

Kluane First Nation

$159,093

Kwanlin Dün First Nation

$340,584

Liard First Nation

$391,556

Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation

$247,908

Village of Mayo

$225,715

First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun

$231,690

Ross River Dena Council

$228,214

Selkirk First Nation

$264,126

Ta'an Kwäch'än Council

$195,391

Teslin Tlingit Council

$296,949

Village of Teslin

$225,715

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in

$346,762

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

$305,058

Town of Watson Lake

$790,161

White River First Nation

$134,766

City of Whitehorse

$7,568,558

Unincorporated Communities

$1,081,220


For more information on the Gas Tax Fund.

For more information on the federal Gas Tax Fund in Yukon.


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