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Business Incentive Review Committee

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Address: Suite 401, 309 Strickland Street, Box 2703 (F-2), Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6

Email: BIP.office@gov.yk.ca | Phone: 867-393-7014, 1-800-661-0408 ext 7014 | Fax: 867-393-6944


Mandate

The Committee advises the Minister and/or Deputy Minister on matters pertaining to the Policy and Incentive Rebate Schedules, and assists in the application and administration of the Policy.

The Committee advises the Minister on any appeal referred to the Committee by the Minister and any other matter that the Minister may choose to refer to the Committee. The Minister makes the decision regarding the appeal and gives written notice of that decision. The decision of the Minister is final.

The Deputy Minister receives from the Business Incentive Review Committee, at least on an annual basis, recommendations on the Construction Materials Incentive Rebate Schedule respecting:

  • whether a material or group of materials or manufactured product should be included as part of the Construction Materials Incentive Rebate Schedule;
  • whether a specified Yukon material should remain as part of the Construction Materials Incentive Rebate Schedule; and
  • whether the incentive rebate rate applied to a Yukon material should be amended.

The Committee advises the Deputy Minister on:

  • materials or groups of materials and manufactured products to be included in or excluded from the Construction Materials Incentive Rebate Schedule;
  • the appropriateness of the incentive rebate rate associated with each Yukon material; and
  • any other matter that the Deputy Minister may choose to refer to the Committee.

Authority: Yukon government Policy 1.17, paragraph 2.1.1, General Administration Manual, Volume 1: Corporate Policies, Title: Yukon Business Incentive Policy for Construction, Effective: February 8, 1990 (Updated Dec 16, 2010); Policy issued under the authority of Cabinet meeting 99-19 dated May 27, 1999 (the “Policy”)
Period: February 8, 1990 to present
Type: Advisory


Membership

There are 6 members on the Committee composed of:

  • 1 senior official of the Yukon government (Chair);
  • 1 member from the Yukon Building and Construction Trades Council;
  • 1 member from the Yukon Federation of Labour;
  • 1 member from the Yukon Contractors Association;
  • 1 member from the Yukon Chamber of Commerce; and
  • 1 member-at-large from the general public.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.

Term: 3 year term.

Meetings: 1—2 times a year.

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Current members: There are no members at this time.