Opportunities for ministerial appointments

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada is seeking individuals to serve on certain institutions, boards and commissions for which the ministers have appointment and nomination responsibilities.

On this page

List of organizations seeking nominations

Listed below by region are the organizations with vacancies. If you wish to apply, please consult How to apply

To learn more about each organization, visit Ministerial appointments.

Northwest Territories

Yukon

Nunavut

Nunavik

Eeyou Istchee

Who can apply

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories residents over the age of 18 expressing interest to serve must clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience relevant to the organization or organizations they wish to serve. Current members are also invited to express their interest in being considered for reappointment or appointment to other organizations. Each board operates separately from all governments. Members of boards and councils are not delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.

Members must be able to participate in meetings and activities based on fluctuating workloads. Appointments are for set 3-year terms. Remuneration for days served and expenses for travel are provided.

All candidates proposed for appointment or nomination must undergo a federal security clearance, including the provision of fingerprints and a credit check.

Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the following groups:

  • youth
  • women
  • Indigenous peoples
  • persons with disabilities
  • members of visible minorities

Preference will be given to residents of the Northwest Territories.

Yukon

Yukoners over the age of 18 expressing interest to serve must clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience relevant to the organization or organizations they wish to serve. Current members are also invited to express their interest in being considered for reappointment or appointment to other organizations. As per the Umbrella Final Agreement, members of boards and councils are not delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.

Members must be able to participate in meetings and activities based on fluctuating workloads. Appointments are for set 3-year terms. Remuneration for days served and expenses for travel are provided.

All candidates proposed for appointment or nomination must undergo a federal security clearance, including the provision of fingerprints and a credit check.

Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the following groups: youth, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Nunavut, Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee

Canadian residents over the age of 18 interested in serving must clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience relevant to the board, commission or tribunal they wish to serve. Current members are also invited to express their interest in being considered for reappointment or appointment to other organizations.

Members must be able to participate in meetings and activities based on fluctuating workloads. Appointments are for set 3-year terms. Remuneration for days served and expenses for travel are provided.

All candidates proposed for appointment or nomination must undergo a federal security clearance, including the provision of fingerprints and a credit check.

Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the following groups:

  • youth
  • women
  • Indigenous peoples
  • persons with disabilities
  • members of visible minorities

Deadline

Northwest Territories

Applications will begin to be assessed as they come in. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by February 1, 2021. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until appointments to the positions are made.

Yukon

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Nunavut, Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee

Applications will begin to be assessed as they come in. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by August 13, 2021. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until appointments to the positions are made.

How to apply

Northwest Territories

Please send the following items to the contact listed below:

  • a letter that indicates which organization or organizations you are interested in serving and your relevant knowledge and experience
  • a detailed, up-to-date résumé that includes your contact information and an explanation of relevant experience

Yukon

Please send the following items to the appropriate contact listed below:

  • a letter that indicates which organization or organizations you are interested in serving and your relevant knowledge and experience
  • a detailed, up-to-date résumé that includes your contact information and an explanation of relevant experience

Nunavut, Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee

Please send the following items to the appropriate contact listed below:

  • a letter that indicates which board, commission or tribunal you are interested in serving and your relevant knowledge and experience
  • a detailed, up-to-date résumé that includes your contact information and an explanation of relevant experience

Contact us

Northwest Territories

Board Relations
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Northwest Territories Regional Office
4923-52nd Street, Gallery Building
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3
aadnc.nwtboards.aandc@canada.ca

Yukon

Tamara Fast
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Yukon Regional Office
300 Main Street, Room 415C
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B5
Telephone: 1-867-222-1926
Toll free: 1-800-661-0451
tamara.fast@canada.ca

Nunavut, Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee

Ceporah Kilabuk
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Canada Nunavut Regional Office
PO Box 2200
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Telephone: 867-975-4515
Toll-free: 1-800-686-4729
Ceporah.Kilabuk@canada.ca

Past nomination processes

National

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