Department: Tourism and Culture | Agency website >>
Address: 503 Steele Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2E1
Phone: 867-668-7150 | Fax: 867-668-7155
The Board makes recommendations to the federal and territorial Ministers responsible for heritage and to Yukon First Nations on the preservation, protection, management and development of Yukon heritage as identified in the Historic Resources Act and the Umbrella Final Agreement.
Under the Act, the functions of the Board are:
Under the Umbrella Final Agreement, the Board may make recommendations to the Government of Canada, Government of Yukon, and to Yukon First Nations on:
The Board shall, on request, provide the Minister and Yukon First Nations with records of its hearings and deliberations on appeals and, no later than May 31 of each year, provide the Minister and Yukon First Nations with an annual report containing a summary of their respective activities, deliberations, and recommendations during the preceding year. The Minister shall table the annual report in the Legislature as soon as reasonably practicable.
Period: 1996 to present
The Board consists of 10 Yukon members who operate in the public interest. The Council of Yukon First Nations nominates 5 appointees and the Yukon government nominates 5 appointees with the concurrence of the Government of Canada for 1 of the selections. All appointments are made by the Yukon Minister of Tourism and Culture. The Board chooses its Chair and Vice-Chair from its membership, one of whom is chosen from the people nominated by the Council of Yukon First Nations.
The Director of Cultural Services, or a person designated for this purpose by the Director, on request of the Board shall attend meetings of the Board and may participate in Board deliberations but shall have no vote in decisions made by the Board.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: A person cannot simultaneously be a member of both the Yukon Heritage Resources Board and the Yukon Historic Resources Appeal Board. The majority of representatives of Government and the majority of representatives of Yukon First Nations must be Yukon residents. Members of Boards shall not be delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.
Term: 3 years.
Meetings: At the call of the Chair and not less that twice a year
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|Leckie, Anne||YG Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Sinclair, Annette||YG Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Asp, Frances||CYFN Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Grossinger, Gilles (Red)||YG Member||07/29/2015||07/28/2018|
|Firth, John||YG Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Pope, Nancy||YG Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Ellis, Roger||CYFN Member||09/09/2016||09/08/2019|
|Chambers, Ron||CYFN Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Peter, Sharon||CYFN Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|
|Smith, Testloa||CYFN Member||06/15/2016||06/14/2019|