Ranj Pillai

Premier

Government of Yukon

Resourcing Tomorrow
The Hon. Ranj Pillai

The Hon. Ranj Pillai

Premier

Government of Yukon

Ranj Pillai was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in 2016 and was appointed as Deputy Premier, Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources; Minister of Economic Development; and Minister responsible for the Yukon Development Corporation and Yukon Energy Corporation.

He was elected for a second term in April 2021 and served as the Minister of Economic Development; Minister of Tourism and Culture; and the Minister responsible for the Yukon Housing Corporation, Yukon Liquor Corporation and Yukon Lottery Commission. In addition to his duties as Premier, he currently serves as Minister of the Executive Council Office; Minister of Economic Development; and Minister responsible for Yukon Housing Corporation.

During his time in office, Pillai has worked hard to advance a strong and diverse Yukon economy. He has focused on building an ecosystem to support entrepreneurs across all sectors while supporting the Yukon’s vibrant resource sector which includes three operating mines. Pillai was recognized for this work as the recipient of the North Startup Canada 2019 Regional Award for Entrepreneur Promotion. Since 2016, the Yukon has been leading the country with the lowest unemployment rate, strong GDP growth and impressive investments in building construction.

The Hon. Ranj Pillai

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Exploring, Sourcing, Financing and Supplying the Critical Minerals Required to Resource Tomorrow

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Keynote Panel: Reviewing the EU Critical Minerals Act: Status, Opportunities and Challenges for the Mining Industry
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Ministerial Keynote: Yukon
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Keynote Panel: Ensuring the Responsible Sourcing and Secure Supply of Critical Minerals Throughout the Entire Value Chain
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Ministerial Keynote: British Columbia
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Keynote Panel: How Can the Industry Shorten the Gap From Exploration to Production? Why Does the Lassonde Curve Still Take 16 Years? New Thinking in Financing, Technology, Collaboration and Innovation
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