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…

Policing in Canada: A Panel Discussion

On June 15th, 2021, Queer Yukon Society and the Yukon Human Rights Commission collaborated to host a webinar discussing policing in Canada. Panellists Chief Doris Bill (she/her), Duane Gastant’ Aucoin (he/him), and Rachel Bromburg (she/her) discuss the following questions, followed by a public Q&A. 1. What, from your perspective, are the primary issues with the…

KNOW MORE! Free Online Conference

Come one, come all! On March 4th and 5th, 2021, the Commission is hosting a free virtual conference on the topic of addressing workplace sexual harassment in Yukon. The Yukon Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) is hosting a free online conference called ‘KNOW MORE!’ on March 4th and 5th, 2021. The conference will be accessible…