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Public bodies

For the purposes of fulfilling duties under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPP), 3 public bodies are established under the Act:

  • ministerial bodies;
  • statutory bodies; and
  • non-statutory bodies, or entities.
Ministerial public bodies

Ministerial bodies are Government of Yukon departments, corporations and directorates. Some statutory bodies are also prescribed in the Act's Regulation as a program or activity of a ministerial body. All ministerial bodies are considered Class A public bodies for the purposes of the Regulation.

Heads of ministerial bodies

The head of a ministerial body is the Minister responsible for the public body unless otherwise delegated.

Department of Community Services

Head

Director, Finance, Systems and Administration (Phillip MacDonald)

Prescribed statutory body 

Midwives Advisory Committee

Pharmacy Advisory Committee 

Physiotherapists Advisory Committee 

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Advisory Committee

Whitehorse Public Library Board

Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee

Department of Economic Development

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Business Development Advisory Board

Energy Infrastructure Loans for Resource Development Application Review Committee

Department of Education

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Apprentice Advisory Board

Each Trade Advisory Committee

Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Head

Manager, Access and Information Management (Jenny Whitehouse)

Prescribed statutory body

Agriculture Development Council

Appeal Panel, Oil and Gas Act

Minerals Advisory Board

Department of Environment

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment

Department of Finance

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Department of Health and Social Services

Head(s)

Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services (Karen Chan)

Chief Information Officer, Information Services Branch (Jennifer Potvin)

Manager, Access and Information Management (Lyndsey Beal)

Prescribed statutory body

None

Department of Highways and Public Works

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee

Department of Justice

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Auxiliary Policy Advisory Committee

Community Advisory Board, Corrections Act, 2009

Crime Prevention and Victims Services Trust Board of Trustees

Office of the Workers Advocate

Yukon Police Council

Department of Tourism and Culture

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Arts Advisory Council

Executive Council Office

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Order of Yukon Advisory Council

French Language Services Directorate

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Public Service Commission

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Joint Mangement Committee, Public Service Group Insurance Benefits Plan Act

Women's Directorate

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Advisory Council on Women's Issues

Worker's Comensation Health and Safety Board

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Office of the Workers Advocate

Yukon Development Corporation

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Yukon Housing Corporation

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Carcross Housing Advisory Board

Carmacks Housing Advisory Board 

Dawson City Housing Advisory Board 

Faro Housing Advisory Board 

Haines Junction Housing Advisory Board 

Mayo Housing Advisory Board 

Ross River Housing Advisory Board 

Teslin Housing Advisory Board 

Watson Lake Housing Advisory Board

Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board

Yukon Liquor Corporation

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Cannabis Licensing Board

Distributor Corporation, Cannabis Control and Regulation Act

Yukon Liquor Corporation Board of Directors

Yukon Lottery Commission

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Statutory bodies

A statutory body is established through legislation. The head of a statutory body is prescribed in the ATIPP Act Regulation.

Heads of statutory bodies

The head of a statutory body is the person who holds the office or position prescribed as the head of the public body in the ATIPP Act regulation.

Class A public bodies

Yukon Hospital Corporation, Hospital Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon University, Yukon University Act

Head

President

Other public bodies

Each Advisory Committee, Child and Family Services Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Animal Health Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Gas Burning Devices Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Insurance Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Committee, Apprentice Training Act

Head

Chair

Assessment Appeal Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Bid Challenge Committee, Financial Administration Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Chiropractors Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Dental Profession Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Municipal Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Optometrists Act

Head

Chair

Board of Negotiation, Expropriation Act

Head

Chair

Capability and Consent Board, Care Consent Act

Head

Chair

Central East Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Central Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Committee of Inquiry, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Concession and Compensation Review Board, Wildlife Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Midwives, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Pharmacists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Physiotherapists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Panel, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Driver Control Board,  Motor Vehicles Act

Head

Chair

Education Appeal Tribunal, Education Act

Head

Chair

Electoral District Boundaries Commission, Elections Act

Head

Chair

Electrical Safety Standards Board, Electrical Protection Act

Head

Chair

Employment Standards Board, Employment Standards Act

Head

Chair

Hospital Privileges Appeal Board, Hospital Act

Head

Chair

Licensed Practical Nurses Advisory Committee, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Mediation Board, Mediation Board Act

Head

Chair

Medical Audits Committee, Travel for Medical Treatment Act

Head

Chair

Nation Safety Code Review Board, Motor Vehicles ACt

Head

Chair

North Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Private Investigators and Security Agencies Review Board, Private Investigators and Security Guards Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Midwives, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Pharmacists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Physiotherapists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Social Assistance Review Committee, Social Assistance Act

Head

Chair

Southeast Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Southwest Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Student Financial Assistance Committee, Student Financial Assistance Act, 2016

Head

Chair

Teacher Certification Board, Education Act

Head

Chair

Teaching Profession Appeal Board, Teaching Profession Act

Head

Chair

Teacher Qualification Board, Education Act

Head

Chair

Training and Selection Committee, Rehabilitation Services Act

Head

Chair

Wilderness Tourism Licensing Appeal Board, Wilderness Tourism Licensing Act

Head

Chair

 

Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board, Workers' Compensation Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Advisory Committee on Nursing, Health Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Arts Centre Corporation, Arts Centre Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon Arts Centre Corporation Board of Directors, Arts Centre Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Child Care Board, Child Care Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Hospital Corporation, Hospital Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees, Hospital Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Lottery Appeal Board, Lottery Licensing Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Medical Council, Medical Professional Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Municipal Board, Municipal Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Rehabilitation Services Board, Rehabilitation Services Act

Head

Chair

Yukon University, Yukon University Act

Head

President

Yukon University Board of Governors, Yukon University Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Utilities Board, Public Utilities Act

Head

Chair

Zoning Appeal Board, Area Development Act

Head

Chair

Non-statutory bodies (entities)

An entity and its head are prescribed through the ATIPP Act Regulation.

Heads of non-statutory bodies

The head of a non-statutory body is the person who holds the office or position prescribed as the head of the public body in the ATIPP Act regulation.

Class A public body

Yukon Energy Corporation

Head

President

Ministerial bodies are Government of Yukon departments, corporations and directorates. Some statutory bodies are also prescribed in the Act's Regulation as a program or activity of a ministerial body. All ministerial bodies are considered Class A public bodies for the purposes of the Regulation.

Heads of ministerial bodies

The head of a ministerial body is the Minister responsible for the public body unless otherwise delegated.

Department of Community Services

Head

Director, Finance, Systems and Administration (Phillip MacDonald)

Prescribed statutory body 

Midwives Advisory Committee

Pharmacy Advisory Committee 

Physiotherapists Advisory Committee 

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Advisory Committee

Whitehorse Public Library Board

Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee

Department of Economic Development

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Business Development Advisory Board

Energy Infrastructure Loans for Resource Development Application Review Committee

Department of Education

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Apprentice Advisory Board

Each Trade Advisory Committee

Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Head

Manager, Access and Information Management (Jenny Whitehouse)

Prescribed statutory body

Agriculture Development Council

Appeal Panel, Oil and Gas Act

Minerals Advisory Board

Department of Environment

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment

Department of Finance

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Department of Health and Social Services

Head(s)

Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services (Karen Chan)

Chief Information Officer, Information Services Branch (Jennifer Potvin)

Manager, Access and Information Management (Lyndsey Beal)

Prescribed statutory body

None

Department of Highways and Public Works

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee

Department of Justice

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Auxiliary Policy Advisory Committee

Community Advisory Board, Corrections Act, 2009

Crime Prevention and Victims Services Trust Board of Trustees

Office of the Workers Advocate

Yukon Police Council

Department of Tourism and Culture

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Arts Advisory Council

Executive Council Office

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Order of Yukon Advisory Council

French Language Services Directorate

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Public Service Commission

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Joint Mangement Committee, Public Service Group Insurance Benefits Plan Act

Women's Directorate

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Yukon Advisory Council on Women's Issues

Worker's Comensation Health and Safety Board

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Office of the Workers Advocate

Yukon Development Corporation

Head

Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

Yukon Housing Corporation

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Carcross Housing Advisory Board

Carmacks Housing Advisory Board 

Dawson City Housing Advisory Board 

Faro Housing Advisory Board 

Haines Junction Housing Advisory Board 

Mayo Housing Advisory Board 

Ross River Housing Advisory Board 

Teslin Housing Advisory Board 

Watson Lake Housing Advisory Board

Whitehorse Housing Advisory Board

Yukon Liquor Corporation

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

Cannabis Licensing Board

Distributor Corporation, Cannabis Control and Regulation Act

Yukon Liquor Corporation Board of Directors

Yukon Lottery Commission

Head

Deputy Minister

Prescribed statutory body

None

A statutory body is established through legislation. The head of a statutory body is prescribed in the ATIPP Act Regulation.

Heads of statutory bodies

The head of a statutory body is the person who holds the office or position prescribed as the head of the public body in the ATIPP Act regulation.

Class A public bodies

Yukon Hospital Corporation, Hospital Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon University, Yukon University Act

Head

President

Other public bodies

Each Advisory Committee, Child and Family Services Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Animal Health Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Gas Burning Devices Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Board, Insurance Act

Head

Chair

Appeal Committee, Apprentice Training Act

Head

Chair

Assessment Appeal Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Bid Challenge Committee, Financial Administration Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Chiropractors Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Dental Profession Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Municipal Act

Head

Chair

Board of Inquiry, Optometrists Act

Head

Chair

Board of Negotiation, Expropriation Act

Head

Chair

Capability and Consent Board, Care Consent Act

Head

Chair

Central East Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Central Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Committee of Inquiry, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Concession and Compensation Review Board, Wildlife Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Midwives, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Pharmacists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Physiotherapists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Committee - Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Discipline Panel, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Driver Control Board,  Motor Vehicles Act

Head

Chair

Education Appeal Tribunal, Education Act

Head

Chair

Electoral District Boundaries Commission, Elections Act

Head

Chair

Electrical Safety Standards Board, Electrical Protection Act

Head

Chair

Employment Standards Board, Employment Standards Act

Head

Chair

Hospital Privileges Appeal Board, Hospital Act

Head

Chair

Licensed Practical Nurses Advisory Committee, Licensed Practical Nurses Act

Head

Chair

Mediation Board, Mediation Board Act

Head

Chair

Medical Audits Committee, Travel for Medical Treatment Act

Head

Chair

Nation Safety Code Review Board, Motor Vehicles ACt

Head

Chair

North Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Private Investigators and Security Agencies Review Board, Private Investigators and Security Guards Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Midwives, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Pharmacists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Physiotherapists, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Review Committee - Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Health Professions Act

Head

Chair

Social Assistance Review Committee, Social Assistance Act

Head

Chair

Southeast Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Southwest Yukon Assessment Review Board, Assessment and Taxation Act

Head

Chair

Student Financial Assistance Committee, Student Financial Assistance Act, 2016

Head

Chair

Teacher Certification Board, Education Act

Head

Chair

Teaching Profession Appeal Board, Teaching Profession Act

Head

Chair

Teacher Qualification Board, Education Act

Head

Chair

Training and Selection Committee, Rehabilitation Services Act

Head

Chair

Wilderness Tourism Licensing Appeal Board, Wilderness Tourism Licensing Act

Head

Chair

 

Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board, Workers' Compensation Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Advisory Committee on Nursing, Health Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Arts Centre Corporation, Arts Centre Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon Arts Centre Corporation Board of Directors, Arts Centre Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Child Care Board, Child Care Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Hospital Corporation, Hospital Act

Head

Chief Executive Officer

Yukon Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees, Hospital Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Lottery Appeal Board, Lottery Licensing Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Medical Council, Medical Professional Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Municipal Board, Municipal Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Rehabilitation Services Board, Rehabilitation Services Act

Head

Chair

Yukon University, Yukon University Act

Head

President

Yukon University Board of Governors, Yukon University Act

Head

Chair

Yukon Utilities Board, Public Utilities Act

Head

Chair

Zoning Appeal Board, Area Development Act

Head

Chair

An entity and its head are prescribed through the ATIPP Act Regulation.

Heads of non-statutory bodies

The head of a non-statutory body is the person who holds the office or position prescribed as the head of the public body in the ATIPP Act regulation.

Class A public body

Yukon Energy Corporation

Head

President