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of Whitehorse residents say that Whitehorse is a great place to live!


Here are a few reasons why:

Location

Whitehorse is a spectacular city. Surrounded by mountains and nestled among dense black spruce and poplar forests of the Yukon River Valley, Whitehorse aptly chose the slogan “The Wilderness City”. With some of the cleanest air in the world, Whitehorse is more connected than you think.

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Employment

Whitehorse has some of the best conditions for employment in Canada. High wages, low unemployment, and an emphasis on work-life balance make Whitehorse a great place to work.

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Indigenous Culture

The City of Whitehorse is proudly located within the traditional territories of the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council and Kwanlin Dün First Nation and is the home to citizens of these and many other First Nations. Whitehorse also has Métis and Inuit populations.                                                                                                                    indigenous population            Southern Tutchone

Climate

Long, warm summer nights. Snowy winter evenings around the fire. Whatever climate you enjoy, Whitehorse has it.  

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Recreation

When the wilderness is in your backyard, striking a work-life balance in Whitehorse is easy. 74% of Whitehorse residents say that their favourite past-time is hiking.

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Education

There are lots of options for education in Whitehorse! We’re very excited to see Yukon College become Yukon University in the spring of 2020, Canada’s first university north of 60.

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