BYTE News & Media

 

Here at BYTE, we want to keep you informed about everything we’re working on. Every month, we send out e-newsletters that contain all of our updates, as well as upcoming events and the latest in youth issues. We also regularly post updates to our blog (below).

If we have exciting news or an event coming up, we’ll send out a press release to our contacts at the media.

If you’re a member of the media and would like to request an interview with someone from BYTE or be included on our media mailing list, contact Chris at communications@nullyukonyouth.com 

Press Releases

E-Newsletter Archive

Annual Reports

Bridging Gender Divides Conference

Bridging Gender Divides Conference

Our third recipient of the BYTE Leadership Fund attended the Bridging Gender Divides conference at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on September 20 to 22 and kindly agreed to reflect on the experience for our blog - please enjoy!  "Bridging the Gender Divides"...

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Tamika Knutson

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Tamika Knutson

“I’m sorry for the noise - I find I talk more openly when I’m working on an art piece” Tamika Knutson says from her studio in her hometown of Dawson City. She was finishing a commissioned jewellery piece before leaving the next day to spend a week in Aspen, Colorado...

2018 Canada Day Skate Comp Roundup

2018 Canada Day Skate Comp Roundup

Another one bites the dust! As always, the 7th Annual Canada Day Skate Comp was one for the books, and we got to team up in partnership with our pals at Skate for Life Alliance. The weather was looking a little stormy for a second there, but Mama Nature decided to...

BYTE/Canadian Roots Exchange Roundup

BYTE/Canadian Roots Exchange Roundup

Somehow it's already over! The Saskatoon crew boarded their plane home this morning after five days of exploring the Whitehorse area. Canadian Roots Exchange aims to to bring two groups of young Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together in solidarity to build...

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Josiah Jakesta

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Josiah Jakesta

Josiah Jakesta, at 17 years old, has the wisdom, patience and soul of someone much older. Hailing from the Tahltan and Kaska nations, Josiah has spent most of his life dividing time between Watson Lake, Whitehorse and Dease Lake. He spends his summers on his family...

2018 Battle of the Bands Roundup!

2018 Battle of the Bands Roundup!

Last Thursday night, 8 performers under the age of 30 took to the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous stage in the Ice Wireless Performance tent to compete in the 2018 BYTE Battle of the Bands and one thing is for sure, the judges had their work cut out for them! With sets by...