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Government


    There are four orders of government in the Yukon Territory: federal, territorial, First Nation and municipal.

Government of Canada

Yukon Territorial Government

First Nations

Association of Yukon Communities


The 1898 Yukon Act
At the peak of the Klondike gold rush madness, the Yukon Territory was created by the Yukon Act. The complete text is here.

ATIPP
Full information about the Yukon Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act of 1996, and your rights under it.

Bureau of Statistics
Extensive data are posted, most in .pdf format.

Chief Executive - Yukon
The Commissioners, and other government heads of the Yukon, 1894-1998.

History of Yukon Commissioners
Brief bios for each Commissioner, from the Government of Yukon.

Legisation, Statutes and Regulations of the Yukon Territory
The complete text of all statutes, in Word or html format.

Licence Plates of the Yukon
This site has descriptions of all plates used since 1924, with photos of most of them used since 1956.

Members of the Yukon Legislature
Photos and biographies of current members.

Ombudsman / Information and Privacy Commissioner
The Ombudsman can investigate complaints about how YTG does business by reviewing their actions. The Information and Privacy Commissioner reviews decisions which pertain to information access and protection under ATIPP.

Symbols of the Yukon Territory
A look at the origins of some of the Territory's symbols, including the raven and a gemstone called lazulite.

Travel Yukon
A comprehensive guide from the Yukon government.

Vital Statistics
The Vital Statistics Agency has records of birth, marriage, and death occurring in Yukon since 1896.

Women's Directorate
Responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of government policy-making, legislation and program development. The site includes the Yukon Women's Hall of Fame.

Workers' Compensation Health & Safety Board
A great deal of information for both employers and injured workers.

Yukon Coat of Arms
A graphic and description.

Yukon Geology Program
An excellent source of information on current research, exploration and mining development projects.

Yukon Water Board
This independent administrative tribunal is responsible for the issuance of water use licences for the use of water and/or the deposit of waste into water.


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