Nils Clarke

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Nils Clarke

Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
12 January 2017
PremierSandy Silver
Preceded byPatti McLeod
Member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly
for Riverdale North
Assumed office
7 November 2016
Preceded byScott Kent
Personal details
Political partyYukon Liberal Party

Nils Clarke is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly representing the electoral district of Riverdale North. He is also the current Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. Clarke was elected for the first time in the 2016 general election.[1] He is a member of the Yukon Liberal Party.

Clarke was a lawyer working in the Yukon for 24 years. He became the executive director of the Yukon Legal Services Society. In the 2016 general election, he was one of the 11 Liberal MLAs that were elected. They formed a majority government. On 12 January 2017, he was elected the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Windeyer, Chris (7 November 2016). "Golden night for Silver". Yukon News. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  2. "Meet Nils". Yukon Liberals. Retrieved 16 August 2019.