Government of Yukon

Yukon Liquor Corporation


2017

New warning labels on liquor sold in Whitehorse
November 22, 2017 – New warning labels aim to increase public awareness of the health risks of alcohol – including the link between alcohol use and an increased risk of cancer.

Liquor legislation review to address present-day needs
November 6, 2017 – The Government of Yukon is launching a review of the Liquor Act and Regulations.

Spring ID blitz targets underage drinking
May 11, 2017 – Any person in a licensed establishment who appears to be under 25 needs to be able to provide at least two pieces of identification.

Health Canada-funded study examines attitudes, opinions and behaviours related to alcohol use
May 5, 2017 – Whitehorse Liquor Store customers will be asked to participate in a survey assessing attitudes, opinion and behaviours related to alcohol use.


2016

Government of Yukon and Yukon Lottery Commission sign new governance agreement
September 1, 2016 – New agreement strengthens the governance of lotteries in Yukon.

Liquor regulations modernized
August 18, 2016 – Streamlined liquor rules reflect national practices and local industry feedback.

Yukon Liquor Corporation provides restaurants and bars with further savings
July 5, 2016 – Draft beer and cider price structure changes will help to put more money back into the pockets of small business owners.

Government of Yukon appoints new Yukon Liquor Corporation president
April 27, 2016 – Premier Pasloski has appointed Matt King as president of the Yukon Liquor Corporation.