Government of Yukon

FOR RELEASE     #11-089
June 28, 2011

Premier assigns YDC / YEC minister

WHITEHORSE—Premier Darrell Pasloski is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Jim Kenyon as minister responsible for the Yukon Development Corporation and the Yukon Energy Corporation effective June 27.

“Our territory will benefit from the broad range of experience Mr. Kenyon brings to the Cabinet table and I believe his appointment will strengthen our team,” Pasloski said.

Kenyon was elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in general elections in November 2002 and October 2006.

Kenyon previously held a number of Cabinet portfolios including Yukon Development Corporation, Yukon Energy Corporation, Economic Development, Environment, Yukon Housing Corporation and Yukon Liquor Corporation.



Brianne Young
Cabinet Communications