Yukon Human Rights Commission

Mission Statement

The Yukon Human Rights Commission was established in 1987 to administer the Yukon Human Rights Act. The Commission is independent of government and is made up of three to five Commissioners appointed by the Territorial Legislature.


The mandate of the Commission is the promotion of human rights and the resolution of situations of discrimination under the Yukon Human Rights Act. We provide training and educational resources to schools, community groups, employers, service providers and the public.nnThe Yukon Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the areas of:nnEmploymentnServices to the publicnMembership in unions and othernoccupational groupsnTenancynPublic contracts


Website: www.yhrc.yk.ca
Telephone: 867-667-6226 or 1-800-661-0535
Fax: 867-667-2662
Email: humanrights@yhrc.yk.ca

101-9010 Quartz Road, Whitehorse, Yukon, YT Y1A 2Z5, canada