News & Events

Our latest news & events

Yukon Human Rights Commission collaborates with Gwaandak Theatre – CBC Interview

CBC’s Dave White recently interviewed Human Rights Officer Tory Russell and Gwaandak Theatre’s Artistic Director, Colin Wolf, to learn more about an exciting upcoming joint film production. The Yukon Human Rights Commission commissioned Gwaandak Theatre to produce an educational theatre piece to present at our upcoming virtual conference, KNOW MORE!. Written by playwright Wren Brian,…

Read this story

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…

Read this story

Towards a Yukon Without Workplace Sexual Harassment

The Yukon Human Rights Commission leads a five-year project to eradicate workplace sexual harassment in Yukon The Yukon Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is partnering with employers, governments and other stakeholder organisations to share knowledge, deliver training, and develop tools to address the problem of workplace sexual harassment in Yukon. With funding provided by the…

Read this story


Every individual is free and equal in dignity and rights. This guiding and visionary statement, set out in the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is the product of historic and ongoing struggles to articulate and recognize every person’s intrinsic human rights. Right now, people in our territory, across our nation, and around the…

Read this story