Executive Council Office

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Utilities Board (Yukon)

Department: Justice | Agency website >>

Address: Box 31728, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 6L3

Email: yub@utilitiesboard.yk.ca | Phone: 867-667-5058 | Fax: 867-667-5059


Mandate

  • set rates of a public utility;
  • prohibit or limit any proposed rate change;
  • set proper and adequate rates and methods of depreciation, amortization, or depletion in respect of the property of any public utility;
  • set just and reasonable standards, classifications, regulations, practices, measurements, or services to be observed, provided, or followed by a public utility;
  • determine the areas to which a public utility shall provide service, and requiring the public utility to establish, construct, maintain, and operate any reasonable expansion of its existing services; and
  • determine the conditions that may be imposed by a public utility to establish, construct, maintain, or operate an expansion of its existing services.

Authority:

Period: 1984 to present
Type: Regulatory


Membership

The Minister of Justice appoints no fewer than 3 and no more than 5 members—1 of these as Chair and 1 as 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: No more than 3 years. Eligible for reappointment on the expiration of their term.

Meetings: At least 2 times a year and at the call of the Chair.

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Current members:

Name Position From: To:
Fortin, Andre Member 05/02/2015 05/01/2018
King, Bonnie (Catherine) Member 02/12/2015 02/11/2018
Hannam, Meagan Member 09/09/2014 09/08/2017
Laking, Robert Chair 02/13/2014 02/12/2017
Fitzgerald, Philip    Member    08/17/2016    08/16/2019