International Human Rights Day 2023

Join the Commission and the Council of Yukon First Nations to celebrate International Human Rights Day 2023! You are invited to join a free, in-person film screening of Alanis Obomsawin’s We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice and a conversation with Shadelle Chambers, the Executive Director of the Council of Yukon First Nations. This event…

Black History Month 2023

Join the Commission to celebrate Black History Month in Canada! You are invited to join a virtual movie screening of The Road Taken followed by a Q&A with the director of the film, Selwyn Jacob, on February 22nd at 5:00 to 7:00 pm MST. The Road Taken is a nostalgic ride through the 1900s about…

Y(OUR) PART Free Conference in Whitehorse

Join us on March 2nd and 3rd, 2023 for YOUR PART – A Conference Aimed at Building Community Capacity to Effectively and Responsibly Address Sexual Harassment in Yukon Workplaces. This conference is being hosted by the Yukon Human Rights Commission as part of its public education initiative, “Towards a Yukon Without Workplace Sexual Harassment”. Through…

Hearing of the Human Rights Complaint of Parker v. Government of Yukon, Department of Health and Social Services, Social Services Division

Marking the Hearing of the Human Rights Complaint of Parker v. Government of Yukon, Department of Health and Social Services, Social Services Division Update, April 27, 2022 – The hearing will continue today at 1:00 PM PDT on Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81417432504?pwd=SnFtb2s0VU1XTk5PVENWN3hMcnJxdz09   April 14, 2022 – Whitehorse, YT – Yukon Human Rights Commission The matter…

Workplace Sexual Harassment Legal Clinic Now Open in Yukon

The Yukon Legal Services Society has released the following backgrounder on its new workplace sexual harassment legal clinic. The Yukon Human Rights Commission eagerly anticipates working in partnership with the Yukon Legal Services Society towards eradicating workplace sexual harassment in Yukon.   The Yukon Legal Services Society, funded by Justice Canada, has opened a new…