Government of Yukon and municipal leaders connect at 2022 Association of Yukon Communities annual general meeting

This past weekend, Government of Yukon representatives joined municipal representatives and community leaders in Whitehorse for important discussions during the Association of Yukon Communities’ annual general meeting (AGM).  
The meeting was held in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This was an election year for the Association of Yukon Communities (AYC), with a new executive team chosen for a two-year term: 

  • Ted Laking, President (Whitehorse); 
  • Lauren Hanchar, First Vice President (Watson Lake); 
  • Doris Hansen, Second Vice President (Carmacks); and 
  • Gord Curran, Past President (Teslin).

The Government of Yukon is pleased to have participated in the AYC annual gathering and appreciates the important role of Yukon municipalities for the citizens of the Yukon. 

This spring’s renewal of our three-year partnership agreement is a great springboard for the Government of Yukon to continue to work alongside the Association of Yukon Communities to advance our shared priorities build healthy, vibrant and sustainable Yukon communities. Congratulations to the new Association of Yukon Communities executive team and thank you to the outgoing members for their hard work over the past two years

Minister of Community Services Richard Mostyn

Quick facts 
  • The Association of Yukon Communities was founded in 1974 with a focus on establishing responsible government at the community level and providing a united approach to community ambitions.

  • This was the 47th annual general meeting of the Association of Yukon Communities.

  • The Government of Yukon and Association of Yukon Communities renewed their three-year partnership agreement in March 2022. The agreement sets the foundation for how they will continue to work together over the next three years based on principles of fairness, cooperation and collaboration.


Renée Francoeur
Cabinet Communications


Echo Ross
Communications Analyst
Department of Community Services, Government of Yukon

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