Commissioner of Yukon

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Recent news

April 9, 2021  – Statement from Commissioner of Yukon Angélique Bernard on the passing of The Duke of Edinburgh

“On behalf of all Yukoners, I would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Yukon fondly remembers his late Royal Highness’s Prince Philip’s visits to the territory, on his own in 1954 and then in 1959 in the company of the Queen.

In 1956, Prince Philip launched the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in the United Kingdom in order to encourage and support the personal development of young people. The Award in Canada was officially launched in 1963 for Canadians age 14 to 25. An estimated 500,000 young Canadians have participated in the program since 1963, making a difference in their own lives, local communities and around the world..."

Read the news release. 

Sign the online book of condolences for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.


2020 Year in Review 

Look at the Commissioner's 2020 Year in Review 

 



Contact

To contact the Commissioner’s office phone 867-667-5121, email commissioner@yukon.ca or visit 412 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B7.



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