Corporate Services Division information
Cannabis legalization in Yukon
The federal government has announced that October 17, 2018 will be the official legalization date for non-medical cannabis in Canada. Yukon's Cannabis Control and Regulation Act received assent on April 24, 2018. It governs the distribution, retail, consumption, and personal cultivation and possession of non-medical cannabis in Yukon.
Communications & Social Marketing
Health and Social Services' Communications Branch plays a key role in ensuring that Yukon residents have accurate, up-to-date information about the territory's health and social programs, services and systems.
Corporate Planning & Risk Management
The Corporate Planning and Risk Management Branch is responsible for leading, directing and managing the development, analysis and evaluation of corporate strategic plans, initiatives and performance measures regarding departmental programs and operations.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Plan for Yukon
The Government of Yukon is currently developing an FASD Plan for Yukon along with its interagency advisory committee partners. We are engaging with First Nations, community organizations and Yukoners to gather the information we need to develop this plan.
Finance Systems & Administration
This Branch provides financial management and analysis, purchasing, accommodation and facilities management and network systems support for all branches of Health and Social Services. Staff also coordinate Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) legislation requests.
The Human Resources Team provides advice, guidance, and in some instances, direction to managers and supervisors in the day to day management of their Human Resource.
Policy and Program Development
Policy analysts provide corporate policy and program development services throughout the department.