Each year, the Commissioner attends the following events:
January – Commissioner's New Year's Levee, Family Literacy Day
February – Arctic Inspiration Awards, Yukon Quest, Sourdough Rendezvous
March – Arctic Winter Games (every 2 years), BC/ Yukon Life Saving Ceremony
April – Vancouver Yukoners’ Association Annual Banquet, Yukon Youth Parliament
May – Minister of Justice Community Safety Awards, Journee de la Francophonie Yukonnaise
June – Commissioner's Tea and Ball in Dawson City, Vice Regal Conference, National Indigenous Peoples Day
July – Canada Day
August – Cadet Graduation, Outstanding Youth Achievement Awards
September – Culture Days, United Way Pancake Breakfast, Whitehorse-Lancieux Friendship
October – presentation of the first poppy
November – Remembrance Day activities
December – Annual Christmas Open House
Commissioner's New Year's Levee
The Commissioner's New Year's Levee is held each year on January 1 in Whitehorse. The event includes award presentations and musical performances followed by a catered reception.
Date: Friday, January 1, 2021 from 2 p.m to 5 p.m.
Audience: all ages
The annual Commissioner's Tea is co-hosted by Parks Canada, IODE and the Commissioner on the lawns of the grand Commissioner's Residence in Dawson City, Yukon.
Date: June 12, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Location: lawns of the Commissioner's Residence in Dawson City, Yukon
Audience: this is an all age event and the public is welcome to attend
The Commissioner's Ball for 2021 will be a Picnic with the Commissioner and will be held on Discovery Day weekend in Dawson City.
Date: August 14, 2021 from 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
Location: on the grounds of the Commissioner's Residence, Dawson City, Yukon
Audience: all ages
Come enjoy an afternoon with the Commissiner and picnic on the grounds of the Commissioner's Residence. Enjoy a game of croquet or bocce ball with your safe bubble on the grounds of Fort Herchmer. Event will adhere to COVID protocols.