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List of mayors of Whitehorse, Yukon

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This is a list of mayors of Whitehorse, the capital of the Canadian territory of Yukon. Whitehorse has had an elected mayor and council since its incorporation as a city in 1950; prior to that, Whitehorse existed as an unincorporated settlement with no local municipal government.

The mayor presides over Whitehorse City Council.

Mayors

  • Gordon Armstrong - 1950-1958
  • Gordon Cameron - 1958-1960
  • Vic Wylie - 1960-1962
  • Ed Jacobs - 1962-1966
  • Howard Firth - 1966-1968
  • Bert Wybrew - 1968-1973
  • Governance of the city was temporarily transferred to a taxpayer advisory committee led by Joseph Oliver for part of 1973, after five of the city's six councillors resigned on July 9, 1973 in protest against a jurisdictional dispute with the Yukon Territorial Council, leaving the council without a quorum to conduct city business; Wybrew was also dismissed as mayor during this committee governance period. Following a by-election on September 20, 1973, Wybrew returned to office and served until December.
  • Paul Lucier - 1974-1976
  • Ione Christensen - 1976-1978
  • Art Deer - 1978-1979 (interim)
  • Don Branigan - 1979-1982
  • Flo Whyard - 1982-1984
  • Don Branigan - 1984-1991
  • Bill Weigand - 1991-1994
  • Kathy Watson - 1994-2000
  • Ernie Bourassa - 2000-2006
  • Bev Buckway - 2006-2012
  • Dan Curtis - 2012-present
  • References

    List of mayors of Whitehorse, Yukon Wikipedia


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