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Cannabis Licensing Board

Department: Yukon Liquor Corporation | Agency website

Address: 9031 Quartz Rd., Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4P9

Email: Yukon.Liquor@gov.yk.ca | Phone: 867-667-5245, 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5245 | Fax: 867-393-6306


The Cannabis Licensing Board has independent and sole authority under legislation to grant, refuse to grant and renew cannabis licences, with or without conditions, in Yukon, and to review decisions of the President to impose sanctions on licensees. The Board operates at arm’s length from the Distributor Corporation named as the Yukon Liquor Corporation (YLC).


Period: 2019 to present
Type: Quasi-judicial


The Commissioner in Executive Council appoints at least 5 members including 1 Chair and 1 Vice-Chair.

Appointment process: Order-in-Council

Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.

Term: Not exceeding 3 years. Eligible for reappointment.

Meetings: As required.

Are there any vacancies? Our vacancies page lists ALL boards and committees looking for members.

Apply: There is 1 process to apply to ALL Yukon government boards and committees. A criminal record check is also required.

Current members:

Name    Position    From:    To: 
Sloan, David        Member           01/17/2019   01/16/2022
Sloan, David   Chair   01/17/2019    01/16/2022 
Leonard, Mieke   Member    01/17/2019    01/16/2022 
Leonard, Mieke   Vice-Chair    01/17/2019    01/16/2022 
Borgford, Shari   Member    01/17/2019    01/16/2022 
Lindsay, James   Member    01/17/2019    01/16/2022 
Farynowski, John    Member   01/17/2019   01/16/2022