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Yukon: Challenges & Opportunities  Student Centre

Web Links

Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.

Web Activity

Here is an activity to help you gather information from one of the Web sites:


?_Geography  Role Play

 

 

 

Web Links

Tourism Industry Resource Centre

You read on page 56 of InfoCanada Yukon that tourism represents an opportunity for Yukon. How important is tourism to Yukon? This government Web site provides the latest statistics about the value of the tourism industry and how many people in Yukon work in tourism. Click on the "Value of Tourism" link in the menu on the left side for updates on this important industry.

Yukon Economic Development

What advantages does Yukon have that can attract investment to the territory? This government Web site tells you all about what makes Yukon a great place to do business.

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Web Activity

?_Geography  Role Play
 

1. Visit the Yukon Economic Development Web site.

2. There are six bullets under "Introduction" on the menu on the left side of the

    page.Click on each bullet. When the page loads, read about the advantages

    Yukon offers investors. Record two or three of the advantages you think are

    the most important.Click here to download an organizer to help you collect

    your data.

3. In pairs, role play a meeting between a potential investor in the Yukon, and a

   Yukon government official who wants that person to invest in Yukon. Will the

    investor invest in the Yukon? Why or why not?


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