Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon)

  • About the Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon)
  • Apply to be a member of the Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon)
  • Current members

  1. About the Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon)

    The function of the Appeal Board is to provide recommendations about objections to the designation of sites or about appeals against designations and to dispose of the other appeals that may be taken to it under the Act and to report to the Minister on matters the Minister refers to it under section 8 of the Act.

    The Appeal Board shall, on request, provide the Minister and Yukon First Nations with records of its hearings and deliberations on appeals and, no later than May 31 of each year, provide the Minister and Yukon First Nations with an annual report containing a summary of their respective activities, deliberations, and recommendations during the preceding year. The Minister shall table the annual report in the Legislature as soon as reasonably practicable.

    • Authority: Historical Resources Act, section 5
    • Type: advisory, adjudicative 
    • Appointment process: Order-In-Council
    • Requirements: a person cannot simultaneously be a member of both the Yukon Heritage Resources Board and the Yukon Historic Resources Appeal Board
    • Term: 3 years
    • Meetings: as required
    • Department: Tourism and Culture 
    • Honoraria: $200 per day

  2. Apply to be a member of the Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon)

    Any Yukon resident is eligible to apply to serve on a government board or committee.


    1. Complete the application.
    2. Prepare a brief resume. This should include information relevant for sitting on the board or committee.
    3. Submit your completed application and resume.
      In person: Inquiry Desk at 2071 Second Avenue in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address your envelope "Attention: Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)"
      Email: boards.committees@yukon.ca
      Government of Yukon
      Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    How members are selected

    Members are appointed by a Minister, Cabinet or the Legislative Assembly.

    School board and school council members can be elected or, in some cases, appointed.

    Appointments to these boards are based on standing committee recommendations:

    • Yukon Development Corporation
    • Yukon Energy Corporation
    • Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board
    • Yukon Lottery Commission
    • Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee
    • Yukon Arts Advisory Council
    • Yukon Utilities Board
    • Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment
    • Yukon Human Rights Commission

    Some boards and committees members are required to hold certain professional qualifications or affiliations.

  3. Current members

    There are no members at this time.


For questions about the Historic Resources Appeal Board (Yukon) phone 867-667-5363, or fax 867-667-6456, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5363.