Government of Yukon

Yukon Liquor Corporation


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.


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.


Annual teddy bear campaign kicks off
November 23, 2015 – The Yukon Liquor Corporation's Twin Bear program provides a bear for children or adults in care.

Yukon Liquor Corporation to seek input from liquor licensees
September 8, 2015 – From September 24th to October 1st, YLC will conduct focus group sessions in Dawson and Whitehorse.

May identification blitz a success
June 9, 2015 – During the month of May, Yukon liquor inspectors conducted their bi-annual identification blitz in Yukon bars.

Wholesale pricing announced for Yukon liquor licensees
January 22, 2015 – Premier Pasloski and Minister responsible for the Yukon Liquor Corporation Stacey Hassard announce a new advantage for the hospitality sector.


The Teddy Bear Twins are back in all Yukon liquor stores
December 4, 2014 – The Yukon Liquor Corporation is once again bringing their popular “Teddy Bear Twins” back in time for the holidays

Lotteries Yukon marks its 40th anniversary with a contribution to Sport Yukon
July 16, 2014 – The Lottery Commission makes a one-time contribution of $100,000 to the Kids Recreation Fund.


Twin Bears program celebrates 21 years in Yukon communities this holiday season
November 22, 2013 – Youth and seniors comforted throughout the year by toy teddy bears donated by Yukoners.


Teddy bear twins now available at Yukon liquor stores
November 14, 2012 – Teddy bear program assists children in hospitals, shelters, being transported by ambulance or receiving Christmas hampers.

Results of Whitehorse Liquor Store survey available
November 8, 2012 – The results of the 2012 Whitehorse Liquor Store customer survey, conducted in August, have been compiled and are now available.

New Whitehorse Liquor Store customer service survey
August 2, 2012 – Customers at the Whitehorse Liquor Store are invited to provide feedback.

Yukon government increases personal import limits on liquor products
May 24, 2012 – The amount of liquor Yukoners can bring across the border from other Canadian jurisdictions has been increased.

ID blitz aims to reduce underage drinking
April 30, 2012 – If you are heading to the bar, remember your ID! The Yukon Liquor Corporation is conducting an ID blitz.

Yukon Liquor Corporation to ID 25 and under
April 18, 2012 – Be prepared to show ID at Yukon liquor stores if you look young.

Yukon Liquor Corporation funds injury prevention program for youth
January 17, 2012 – A hard-hitting national program aims to help Yukon teens make smarter choices


Teddy bear twins now available at Yukon liquor stores
November 17, 2011 – The teddy bears have arrived - the cuddly stuffed toys are back on the shelves at all Yukon liquor stores while supplies last.


Teddy bear twins available at Yukon liquor stores
December 6, 2010 – The Twin Teddy bears are back!

ID blitz aims to reduce underage drinking
April 15, 2010 – In support of the Substance Abuse Action Plan, an ID blitz will run from April 15 to May 31

Yukon Liquor Corporation eliminates single-use bags
April 13, 2010 – Taking on a green initiative

Yukon Liquor Corporation to eliminate single-use bags
February 5, 2010 – Yukon liquor store customers will soon be responsible for supplying their own bags in an effort to reduce waste.