Learn more about Yukon’s Health Care plans
Yukon is the least populated of all provinces and territories in Canada with a population of about 40,476 people from the 2018 population estimate. It is the smallest of the three territories in Canada with a land area of 474,712.68. Yukon has only one city, Whitehorse, which is also its territorial capital. The territory was originally a part of the Northwest Territories until 1898 when it was established as a federal territory via the Yukon Act.
Yukon has a high rate of cancer than Canada in general, with 232.83 cancer cases per 100,000 persons per year as compared to Canada (171.31 cancer cases per 100,000 persons per year).
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