Supporting good governance, planning and evaluation in the Yukon since 2010.

StrategyNorth Testimonials

Yukon Learn hired Travis to do our strategic plan in 2019, based on a recommendation. The board was so impressed with the guiding principles and methodology he used to create it, that we rehired him in 2022 to create our new plan. Travis goes above and beyond with his work. He has extensive knowledge in economics, strategy, and planning, including with NGOs like Yukon Learn. He is also a great person to work with, and we will continue to seek his strategic advice in the future.

Julie Anne Ames, Executive Director
Yukon Learn Society

Travis has done great and efficient work for us over the years, and as a volunteer, he has supported our NGO professional development series since 2015 by providing strategic planning and evaluation workshops that are well appreciated by our members. I look forward to continuing a working relationship with StrategyNorth on future projects. Do not hesitate to work with Travis, great value!"

Bruno Bourdache, Executive Director
Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon (VBY)

I highly recommend Travis: he has a passion for this type of work, which is thorough and excellently researched, analyzed and presented. He helps brings to light new and practical ideas that are meaningful to our Nation, while taking the time to get to know people and build relationships. He cares about quality, is dependable and he delivers.

Judy Gingell, Recipient of the Order of Canada
Executive Elder, Kwanlin Dün First Nation

About StrategyNorth Inc.*

Registered in the Yukon in 2010 by Travis Armour, an economist with over 25 years experience working with leadership in government, self-governing Yukon First Nations, and NGOs.
Travis has a Masters degree in Economics (Queen’s University) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours, Co-op) in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University.
As an impact-based strategic planner and evaluator, Travis can help your organization better understand and articulate why it matters to Yukoners (as a more effective and impactful basis for aligning strategic initiatives, programs and services), and help develop governance tools needed to measure and assess the impact of your programs, services and strategies.
Travis has worked closely with many Yukon Boards and Councils to identify and implement proven ways to enhance organizational governance and organizational accountability.
Travis has extensive experience in facilitation and community engagement, and is an excellent writer and report designer.
Having lived in this beautiful part of Canada for 20 years, Travis understands the importance of our northern, rural context, and the need for made-in-the-Yukon approaches to the challenges we face.

* No relation to Strategies North, a Kamloops-based company formed in 2015.

Why StrategyNorth?

Over 30 years of experience.

Experience matters. As a governance-based economist, Travis has been advising Councils, Boards and executive teams for over 30 years.

Broad sectoral experience.

Travis has worked in the NWT, Nunavut and the Yukon across a wide-range of sectors, including housing, tourism, conservation, social justice, small business, agriculture and economic development.

Quality research and presentation.

Travis recognizes that hastily-assembled solutions do not build solid foundations for lasting impact. Travis works with your team to understand the operating environment and the needs of those who rely on your organization’s programs and services.

20 years in the Yukon.

Understanding the unique cultural, economic and environmental values of Yukoners is critical to developing and implementing ‘made in the Yukon’ solutions. Southern consultancies likely face a steep and time-consuming learning curve, time better used for getting on with the work.

Respectful Relationships with Yukon First Nations.

Travis has gratefully had opportunities to support Yukon First Nations governments and their citizens, including the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, the Carcross/Tagish First Nation and the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.

At a Glance: Recent Projects

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StrategyNorth Inc. is registered with the Yukon Government's Department of Corporate Affairs, and WCB and CRA/GST-registered. Whitehorse Business Licence #7865.