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Lottery Commission (Yukon)

Department: Lotteries Yukon | Agency website >>

Address: 101-205 Hawkins Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 1X3

Email: LotteriesYukon@gov.yk.ca | Phone: 867-633-7890 or toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0555


The Commission is an agent of the Government of Yukon. Oversight for interjurisdictional lotteries in Yukon is provided by both the Commission and the Western Canada Lottery Corporation. The Commission is responsible for the conduct and management of interjurisdictional lotteries and, subject to the regulations, the allocation of the profits of interjurisdictional lotteries to projects and activities throughout Yukon for arts, sport, and recreation. The Commission provides advice to the Minister responsible for the Yukon Lottery Commission respecting:

  • existing or proposed agreements and regulations under the Act; and
  • any other matter it considers advisable respecting public lotteries.

Authority: Public Lotteries Act, section 2
Period: 1984 to present
Type: Regulatory


The Minister responsible for the Yukon Lottery Commission appoints 8 members, including the Chair and Vice-Chair.

Appointments to this Committee are subject to standing order 45 of the Legislative Assembly.

Appointment process: Ministerial appointment

Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.

Term: 2 years.

Meetings: Approximately 4 to 5 times a year and at the call of the Chair.

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Apply: There is 1 process to apply to ALL Yukon government boards and committees.

Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Strand, Diane Member 08/26/2017 08/25/2019
Pearson, Warren Member 08/26/2017 08/25/2019
Edelman, Spencer Member 08/26/2017 08/25/2019
Palamar, Bunne   Member and Vice Chair   08/26/2017    08/25/2019 
Ellis, Trevor       Member   05/04/2018   05/03/2020
Davignon, Norma   Member   05/04/2018   05/03/2020
Curlew, Frank   Member and Chair   02/27/2019    02/26/2021