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Premier Darrell Pasloski
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Premier Darrell Pasloski

First elected as leader of the Yukon party on May 28, 2011, Darrell Pasloski was sworn in as Premier on June 11, 2011. He was elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in October of 2011 in Whitehorse’s electoral district of Mountainview. In addition to his duties as Premier, he also serves as Minister responsible for the Executive Council Office and as Minister of Finance.

Prior to entering politics, Premier Pasloski worked as a pharmacist and business owner, was an active member of Yukon’s business community and had a long record of volunteer service.

Premier Pasloski lives in Whitehorse with his wife Tammie and is the father of four grown children. An active outdoor enthusiast, he enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting and camping.


New Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski met with his counterparts and national Aboriginal leaders in Labrador yesterday (July 15, 2015) to discuss shared issues, including the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recent report.

Meeting of Canadian Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders

Left to right: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski, BC Premier Christy Clark, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant and Métis National Council President Clément Chartier.

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Premier Pasloski speaks at the 2015 Manning Networking Conference


A message of congratulations to Stephen LeClair

I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to Stephen LeClair on his appointment to an important new position. Until recently, Stephen served as Yukon’s Deputy Minister of Finance. He has left the territory to take up responsibilities as Ontario’s first Financial Accountability Officer.

Though I’m disappointed to see a person of his calibre leave the Yukon government, I wish Stephen all the best in Ontario and thank him for his service here.

Stephen’s new position makes him the first provincial parliamentary budget officer in Canada. As Financial Accountability Officer, he is responsible for providing independent analysis to the legislative assembly on the state of the province's finances.

He was appointed Yukon’s deputy minister of Finance in August 2014. Prior to that, he served as assistant deputy minister of the Economics and Fiscal Policy division with the Alberta Treasury Board and Finance ministry. He also served in a number of senior roles with the N.W.T. and federal governments.

Stephen provided this message as he was leaving for his new position in Ontario:

"My short time in the territory has been wonderful and working for the Government of Yukon was all that I expected. I was privileged to work with people who take pride in the work they do. Their dedication made me proud to be a part of the Yukon government. My early departure from my position came only because I was offered a unique opportunity."

For those who had the pleasure of working with Stephen, please join with me in congratulating him on his new appointment.


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A letter from Premier Pasloski to Mr. Michael J. Tims of the National Gallery of Canada



Proposed YESAA amendments
Presentation to Senate Committee - September 2014
Premier Darrell Pasloski speaks to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources about proposed amendments to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act.

Contact the Premier's Office

Premier Darrell Pasloski

Yukon Government Administration Building
2071 Second Avenue

PO Box 2703
Whitehorse YT  Y1A 2C6

 Phone:  867.667.8660
 Fax:  867.393.6252
 Email:  premier@gov.yk.ca