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News Archive 2015

Posted 1/7/2015
Whitehorse – Recognizing that it takes more than one care provider or clinic to support the cancer journey, Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) has taken a collaborative approach with a specialized... More
Ribbon is cut on the new MRI facility at WGH
Posted 1/13/2015
Whitehorse – The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) program in Canada’s North has opened at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) thanks to the joint efforts of the Yukon government, the Yukon... More
Posted 2/17/2015
Whitehorse - Long-time Yukon physician, Dr. Wayne MacNicol, has been appointed the new Chief of Medical Staff of the territory’s three hospitals. Dr. MacNicol is a respected obstetrician/... More
Posted 3/11/2015
Whitehorse - The Yukon Hospital Corporation (YHC), Yukon Energy, and the territory as a whole are all benefitting from a program that makes use of surplus renewable electricity. Whitehorse General... More
Posted 4/16/2015
Our hospitals in Whitehorse, Dawson City and Watson Lake now have a new website to provide patients, visitors and others with useful information to help support a positive experience. The new... More
Posted 4/24/2015
Whitehorse - The Yukon Hospital Corporation (YHC) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) locals, representing support services staff at the territory’s three hospitals, yesterday reached a... More
Posted 5/10/2015
Participants in the Run for Mom events get active and raise fund for breast health initiatives in Yukon. The largest event is in Whitehorse, as runners/walkers start in S.S. Klondike Park ... More
Posted 5/9/2016
May 9-15, 2016 is National Nursing Week, alongside International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12. This year’s Canadian Nurses Association theme, Nurses: With you every... More
Posted 5/20/2015
Whitehorse – A preferred proponent has been selected to finalize a design‐build agreement to deliver the next phase of expansion to Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH). The naming of PCL... More
An artist rendering illustrates the conceptual design of the two-storey hospital wing to be built at Whitehorse General Hospital.
Posted 6/9/2015
Whitehorse – Yukoners got a first look at the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) Expansion. Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski was joined by Yukon Hospitals’ Board of Trustees Chair Craig Tuton and the... More
Posted 6/18/2015
On June 21, Canadians from all walks of life are invited to participate in the many National Aboriginal Day events that will be taking place from coast to coast to coast. This is a special day to... More
Posted 9/30/2015
Whitehorse General Hospital Cafeteria September 30, 2015 7-9 pm The public is invited to join us for the open house which will include our 2015 Annual General Meeting, reporting on... More
Posted 10/26/2015
Whitehorse – Local health and wellness experts will team up this November during Diabetes Awareness Month for a special workshop series that will offer support and strategies to Yukoners living with... More
Posted 11/8/2015
As Canada celebrates Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs) from November 8-14, we specifically recognize the 18 nationally certified MRTs in the Yukon who are on-staff at Whitehorse General Hospital... More
Posted 11/16/2015
All this week, Yukon hospitals are encouraging patients, staff and the community to become more aware of antibiotic use. That’s because antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to the advances... More
Northwestel Festival of Trees
Posted 11/18/2015
Whitehorse – The Yukon Hospital Foundation will kick-off the 2015 Northwestel Festival of Trees – one of the most anticipated community celebrations of the year – with the opening event on November... More