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YUKON Laws & Information Services

A Lay Person's Intro to Yukon Legal Information Sources and Lawyers' Web Sites

Legislative Assembly

  • Legislative Assembly of Yukon
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    Canada  Y1A 2C6
  • Hansard Hansard is a daily transcript of the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly.  It is generally available the second day after each sitting day.  You can also search Hansard by keyword.
  • The Yukon Gazette

"... Yukon Gazette Online, the Internet version of The Yukon Gazette.  On this site you can find all of the different types of announcements you are used to seeing in the paper version of The Yukon Gazette.

This Internet version of The Yukon Gazette combines what is published separately in paper format as Parts I and II.  It includes corporate notices, Change of Name Notices, general public notices required by law, Management Board Directives, Orders-In-Council Appointments and Proclamations (Part I). It also includes Regulations, Orders-In-Council pursuant to Yukon Statutes, and other Ministerial or Legislative Orders (Part II).

The Yukon Gazette is a publication of the Government of the Yukon.  The official version of The Yukon Gazette is the paper version [emphasis added].  This site is maintained by the Queen's Printer, Supply Services Branch, Government of the Yukon." [quote fr. website of www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/ssb/qpa/gazette]

Yukon Government Legislation:  Statutes & Regulations

The website www.canlii.org/yk/sta/index.html Canadian Legal Information Institute [CanLII] "... presents the Yukon statutes and regulations, released by the Government of Yukon for publication" [quote fr. CanLII.org 040314]

Yukon Department of Justice


Department of Justice Statutes and Regulations - Listings can be found at www.justice.gov.yk.ca/legislation/index.html [the actual online documents are stored at the Canada Legal Information Institute, mentioned above]

See Also

Yukon First Nations Hunting & Fishing

"To figure out your hunting and fishing rights and responsibilities you need to know:

  • which First Nations have Final Agreements,
  • the boundaries of their Traditional Territories, and
  • the boundaries of your own Traditional Territory.

go to the website for detailed information covering subjects such as salmon the rights of a aboriginal member of a NON-YUKON First Nation to hunt/fish etc.

"The Council of Yukon First Nations is the central political organization for the First Nation people of the Yukon. It has been in existence since 1973 and continues to serve the needs of self-governing First Nations within the Yukon."  [quote fr website 040624]

with information on | Umbrella Final Agreement | First Nations Final Agreements | Self Government Agreements |

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Lawyers Services & Directories of Experienced Law Firms

Law Society of Yukon

Yukon Public Law Library

Open to all members of the public, the library is located in the Law Courts building in Whitehorse.

The Yukon Public Law Library serves lawyers, government employees and the general public [emphasis added]. The emphasis of the library collection is Canadian law, and includes statutes, caselaw, texts, and legal periodicals. The library also carries publications on English law.

The library has two public access terminals that members of the public can use free of charge during library hours for legal research on the Internet. Patrons are permitted to borrow books from the library for a 48-hour loan period. Some longer loans may be arranged at the discretion of the librarian.

Search the Catalogue [quote website www.justice.gov.yk.ca/prog/cs/library.html

Yukon Legal Aid Services


Yukon Legal Services Society is the Legal Aid office for the Yukon Territory. [emphasis added]

Legal aid is when we assign a lawyer to represent you in a legal matter.

Yukon Legal Services Society is an independent, non-profit organization that provides legal help for people in the Yukon Territory. We are not a government organization or department.

You must qualify under our legal aid guidelines to get a legal aid lawyer.

To Get Legal Aid:

  • You must have a legal problem covered by our coverage guidelines.
  • Your income and the value of your property must be below a certain limit.
  • You might have to pay a contribution to Yukon Legal Services Society.

[quoted from www.legalaid.yk.net 040314]

Yukon Women's Directorate

"...Yukon Government Women's Directorate web site. ... find information about our initiatives, activities and policies. 

We've included information about women's groups throughout the Yukon, as well as upcoming activities or events.  You'll also find links to sites of interest to women, information about Gender Inclusive Analysis and some of our publications.  You can also connect to our library listings from here. " [quote website 040314]

Yukon Bureau of Statistics

Canadian Lawyers - Exemplars of Practice Profiles

Bruce Lemer, BC Canada Class Actions / Product Liability / Professional Negligence / Personal Injury Lawyer

Bruce W. Lemer, barrister & solicitor, Vancouver, BC

Bruce Lemer was called to the bar in 1982.

He was plaintiff's co-counsel in Endean vs. Canadian Red Cross and others, ... a class action on behalf of individuals infected with hepatitis C through blood transfusions, which resulted in the largest class action settlement in Canadian history.

He has extensive experience in complex litigation, having acted for numerous individuals in products liability and professional negligence claims against governments, blood products manufacturers and the Canadian Red Cross for infection with HIV and hepatitis C through blood transfusions and blood products.

He has successfully represented plaintiffs in negligence claims against stockbrokers and brokerage firms, physicians and highway maintenance bodies (for accidents caused by inadequate winter maintenance procedures).

He has appeared on numerous occasions in the British Columbia Supreme Court, the BC Court of Appeal, and courts in Alberta and Ontario.

In 2003-2004 he is plaintiffs' counsel in:

  • a proposed class action against brokerage firms with respect to allegedly improper charges made to clients for currency exchange transactions;
  • a proposed class action against a drug manufacturer with respect to allegedly inappropriate actions taken to raise the price of a drug;
  • a proposed class action against a individuals and a financial institution for involvement in an alleged scheme to defraud hundreds of investors in real estate developments.

Mr. Lemer has also successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of personal injury cases, including those dealing with quadriplegia, brain injuries, serious orthopedic injuries and death claims.

Publications and Articles by Mr. Lemer include:

  • He is the former yearly update author of the chapter on I.C.B.C. (Insurance Corp. of BC) no-fault benefits in the Motor Vehicle Claims Manual ( a publication of the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, 1999-2003 )
  • Strict Products Liability:  The problem of improperly designed products ( Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 1982 )
  • Dealing With Claimants and Insureds ( in Insurance Law, CLE, 1989 )
  • Practice Points for a Personal Injury Discovery ( in Personal Injury Trials: Techniques and Tactics, CLE, 1989 )
  • Pollution Coverage Under C.G.L. and Automobile Policies ( in Pollution and Contamination Insurance Claims, CLE, 1990 )

540 - 220 Cambie St.
Vancouver, BC
Phone:  604.642.6363
Website: www.BruceLemer.com


See also:  brucelemer.com/icbc-motor-vechicle-accidents
See also:  http://www.brucelemer.com/class-actions
See also:  Lawyers-bc.com profile:   BC Class Actions Lawyers

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