Nearly 14% of Yukon’s population speaks French, making the territory the third-largest bilingual region in Canada, after Quebec and New Brunswick. Untouched wilderness accounts for more than 80% of Yukon’s landmass.
Organization representing the Francophone population
The website Direction Yukon provides information in French about Yukon and offers employment and newcomer integration resources. Yukon is a welcoming and dynamic community, offering an unbeatable work-life balance, French schools, French services, many interesting career opportunities and much, much more.
Yukon, a legendary land of dreams, was the setting of the gold rush in the late 19th century. It is deeply influenced by the bold spirit of the pioneers and wisdom of the Indigenous culture. Its landscape, history, attractions, facilities and the welcoming nature of its people make it a destination of choice for all visitors. The Travel Yukon website is an essential tool to help visitors plan their stay.