Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal of Yukon hears appeals of decisions made by the Territorial Court and the Supreme Court of Yukon in civil and criminal matters. Appeals from the Court of Appeal go to the Supreme Court of Canada.

December 8, 2023: The Court of Appeal of Yukon welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Justice Leonard Marchand as Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Yukon and Chief Justice of British Columbia. The appointment is effective immediately. For further information, please see the announcement from the Prime Minister.  

The Court of Appeal is made up of justices of the British Columbia Court of Appeal and justices from the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

The Court of Appeal sits in Whitehorse for one week, twice a year. There are registries in both Whitehorse and Vancouver.

New Court of Appeal Civil Rules and Forms came into effect on April 29, 2005.