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Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B7



Nominations for the Order of Yukon

The Office of the Commissioner of Yukon is pleased to announce that the nomination forms for the Order of Yukon are now ready. Click here to access the form.


The Order of Yukon was established in 2018 to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement and made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of Yukon and its residents.


Paper copies are also available at 412 Main Street, in Whitehorse. Contact 867-667-5121 or email for more information.

2019 Commissioner's New Year's Levee

On January 1 Yukoners and their families came to celebrate the new year with the Honourable Angélique Bernard, Commissioner of Yukon at the Commissioner's New Year's Levee..

View more photos and a live stream of the event on the Office of the Commissioner of Yukon's Facebook page.

Governor General Award student recipients

Governor General Award student recipients


Commissioner Award recipients

Commissioner Award Recipients (L to R Lt. Col Sandy Watson, Kathleen Froese, Kevin Daffe, Commissioner Bernard, Olivier Roy-Jauvin, Bess Cooley, Kevin Murphy, Michael Petersen, S/Sgt Jane Boissoneault)


New Year's Levee 2019

2019 Commissioner’s New Year’s Levee L to R Bill Webber, Adeline Webber,  Lt. Col. Sandy Watson, Commissioner Angélique Bernard, S/Sgt. Jane Boissoneault, Pearl Keenan in front.

Angélique Bernard appointed as Yukon's new Commissioner

On March 9, 2018 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment of Angélique Bernard as Yukon’s new Commissioner and Adeline Webber as the territory’s new Administrator.

As the 26th Commissioner of Yukon, Angélique Bernard is the ceremonial head of the government. To allow the new Commissioner to immediately fulfill their duties, such as assenting to bills and signing Orders-in-Council, the new Commissioner was sworn in during a private ceremony on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:30 a.m. at Taylor House.

The new Administrator, who fulfills the executive duties of the Commissioner when they are absent, was also sworn in on March 12, 2018.

Read the Government of Yukon news release

Exploring the role of the Commissioner of Yukon

Ever wonder what the role of the Commissioner of Yukon is? Learn about Yukon’s history of self-government and the evolving role of the Commissioner, Yukon’s representative.