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Email: commissioner@gov.yk.ca

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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 will be sworn in during a private ceremony on Monday, March 12 10:30 a.m. at Taylor House.

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

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.