1. Teslin - Population and Labour Force
What are the Facts? ... Population ... Teslin ... The population of Teslin is a diverse mix of educated, motivated and entrepreneurial people; the current population is 122 (2013). Within this population, approximately two-thirds self-identify as Aboriginal people and a little less than a third claim European origin. ... The population of the Yukon itself is growing; a population growth of 11.6% between the 2006 and 2011 census years was the highest in Canada.
2. Teslin - Information for New Residents
More Information? ... Housing ... Employment ... For New Residents ... Bordered by Teslin Lake, Nisutlin Bay and vast landscapes and wilderness, the
3. Teslin - For Businesses
For Businesses ... Teslin ... A sound infrastructure, a variety of services along with local and government incentives support the establishment or expansion of the business industry. ... Cell phone service, high-speed internet, meeting rooms, hotels, bank, post office and more are all available to businesses in Teslin; the town holds considerable appeal for new and established businesses. ... Spectacular views of Teslin Lake and the surrounding recreational potential have made Teslin an active tourism centre; significant numbers of people stop over during the summer months as they travel the infamous Alaska Highway.
4. Teslin - Business Services
More Information? ... What are the Facts? ... Business Services ... A sound infrastructure, and a variety of services along with local and government incentives support the establishment or expansion of the business industry. ... Cell phone service, high-speed internet, meeting rooms, hotels, bank, post office and more are all available to businesses in Teslin; the town holds considerable appeal for new and established businesses.
5. Teslin - Economic Activity and Development
More Information? ... What are the Facts? ... Economic Activity and Development ... The present economic activity of Teslin includes Government Services from the Federal, Territorial, First Nation and Municipal governments. Economic activity in the private sector includes tourism, mining, construction, transportation, energy and service sectors. ... Improved availability of internet technology also opens up new opportunities for business creation and the opportunity to market the many attributes and local innovations of Teslin worldwide.
6. Teslin - Parks and Recreational Activities
More Informations? ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Parks and Recreational Activities ... Many residents are involved in traditional activities such as sewing, beading, carving and drum making, and culture camps are part of the active lifestyle of Teslin residents. ... Teslin Recreation Complex
7. Teslin - For Tourists
Teslin ... For Tourists ... Teslin is approximately halfway between ... Watson Lake ... and
8. Teslin - Employment Services
More Information? ... Employment Services ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... The Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) provides a ... Workforce Development Department
9. Teslin - Schools and Training
Teslin ... Schools and Training ... Primary and Secondary Education ... Teslin enjoys significant educational resources; ... Teslin School
10. Teslin - Local Media
Local Media ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Print ... Yukon News ... Published out of Whitehorse, available two days per week
Teslin ... Welcome to Teslin! ... Teslin is a century-old town site, rich in cultural heritage, and is the gateway to the Southern Lakes region. Business opportunities are abundant, outdoor adventures continuously beckon, and the community enjoys a host of amenities that all contribute to a high quality of life. ... If you are thinking of living, working, starting a business or visiting Teslin, we invite you to explore our Community Profile. It provides information ranging from quality of life to economic opportunities, including statistical data, videos, photos and more. ... At a Glance
12. Teslin - Geography and Climate
Geography and Climate ... Teslin ... Geography ... Teslin is part of the Yukon Southern Lakes ecoregion that extends from Lake Laberge south to the boundary with British Columbia. ... Broad valleys and large lakes characterize this ecoregion situated in the sporadic, discontinuous permafrost zone, where permafrost underlies less than one quarter of the landscape.
13. Teslin - Quality of Life
Quality of Life ... Teslin ... Located in southeastern Yukon, on the shores of Teslin Lake, this once small trading post is now home to a population of 122 (2011 Census) with a flourishing tourism industry. ... The community of Teslin provides a balance of services that supports a healthy and active lifestyle and economic opportunity; including an airport, museum, school, community centre, health unit, post office, motels, restaurants, and a general store ... I like living in Teslin because it gives me the classic Yukon experience: richness of culture, scenic beauty, natural splendor, spectacular summers and wonderful snows of winter. ~ Community Member
14. Teslin - Health Services
More Information? ... Health Services ... Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC)
15. Teslin - Community and Government Services
Teslin ... Community and Government Services ... The ... Village of Teslin ... is a lively community that offers many of the services found in larger towns and cities.
16. Teslin - Housing Services
Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Housing Services ... There are approximately 159 private dwellings (2011) in Teslin, over half of which are single detached homes. ... Teslin Tlingit Council
17. Teslin - Communication
Communication ... Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Internet ... Northwestel
18. Teslin - Arts- Culture and Heritage
Teslin ... Arts, Culture and Heritage ... The Teslin Tlingit people were a semi-nomadic people until the highway was built in 1942 when they settled permanently in the Teslin area. The culture of the Tlingit continues to have an important and integral role in present-day Teslin Tlingit society and their political traditions. ... Cultural activities in the Village of Teslin include an elders group, subsistence food preparation, language programs, spirit camps, arts and craft. ... The
19. Teslin - First Nations
Teslin ... First Nations ... The area in which the Village of Teslin is now located is the traditional territory of the Teslin Tlingit First Nation who, as descendants of the coastal Taku Qwan, originally used the area as a summer camp and meeting place. ... Eventually, the Tlingit expanded contact with the people of the Yukon plateau and established trade with other nations. The people brought with them their clan system, potlatch tradition, language, songs and dances, and traditions which remain strong today. ... The construction of the Alaska Highway in 1942 brought far-reaching changes and prompted the local, semi-nomadic Tlingit population to settle permanently in what today is the Village of Teslin.
20. Teslin - Infrastructure
Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Infrastructure ... Airports ... A gravel airport is located on the northwest side of Teslin is maintained by the Yukon Government
21. Teslin - Non-Governmental Organizations
← Back to Community & Government Services ... Non-Governmental Organizations ... Non-Governmental Organization provides useful services to the community. ... The George Johnston Museum ... Owned and operated by a non-profit society of local history lovers and run by a volunteer Board
22. Teslin - Emergency Services
Emergency Services ... Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Ambulance ... 24 Hour Ambulance Service (staffed by volunteers after hours)
23. Teslin - Cost of Living
Cost of Living ... Teslin is close to Whitehorse, on the Alaska Highway, the main supply route for the Yukon and consequently prices are relatively low. ... On average, for every dollar you spend on gas, fuel, cigarettes, groceries, personal care items, or household cleaning supplies in Whitehorse, you’ll pay $1.13 to buy the same products in Teslin (April, 2012). ... More information? ... Yukon Socio-Economic Web Portal
24. Teslin - Municipal Services
Municipal Services ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... The Village of Teslin administers community infrastructure such as water, waste water, local road maintenance and landfill operations. ... Yukon Highways and Public Works ... Highways around Teslin maintained by Yukon Highways and Public Works
25. Teslin - Local Government
Local Government ... Teslin ... ← Back to Community & Government Services ... Municipal Council ... The Village of Teslin is an incorporated municipality with an elected Mayor and four council members. The municipal government is responsible for providing services to property and residents within its boundary including fire protection, recreation, water, wastewater and solid waste.
27. Information For Businesses
Information for Businesses ... The business climate in Yukon is lively and prosperous. Supported by an industrial work force, businesses in Yukon have a deep entrepreneurial spirit enabled by clear regulations, a favourable tax regime, numerous financial incentives and a supportive community. With nearly one business per ten residents, Yukon is well suited to small and large enterprises operating in sectors ranging from natural resource development to web and graphic designs. ... Find out more about individual Yukon communities and their unique and diverse business opportunities: ... Beaver Creek ... Burwash Landing
28. Information For New Residents
Yukon Employment Information ... Yukon Housing Information ... Information for New Residents ... Yukon is one of North America's last, unspoiled wilderness areas offering unmatched recreation opportunities, a network of parks and access to some of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world. Yukon's many smaller communities offer character, access to nature and most importantly, a great place to raise a family. Yukoners continue to enjoy a very high quality of life and a low unemployment rate. Investors and others looking to relocate find Yukon to be a welcoming place where hard work is valued, creativity is appreciated and cultural diversity is celebrated. ... Find out more about individual Yukon communities and their unique and diverse opportunities:
29. Faro - Business Services
More Information? ... What are the Facts? ... Faro ... Business Services ... Well developed, with many amenities of a larger town, local businesses offer a wide range of services to the community, tourists, government, and employers.