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Yukon Telecommunications Outage Highlights Internet and Cell Phone Gaps

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition has heard safety and economic concerns from Yukoners after a wildfire near Ft. Nelson, B.C. knocked out internet and cell phone service in the Yukon, and many parts of the North on the weekend. Friday night’s outage left many without service for almost 24 hours.

Statement from MLA Patti McLeod on Increased CMG Funding

“I am happy to see the Yukon government take action following my motion highlighting the need to address the third-party analysis and report assessing the Comprehensive Municipal Grant (CMG) commissioned by the Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) in July 2023.

Yukon Party Begins Preparation for Next Election at AGM

WHITEHORSE – On Star Wars Day, Saturday, May 4, over 150 Yukon Party members from across the territory gathered in Whitehorse for the party’s 2024 Annual General Meeting. It was a chance for members to catch up on what happened over the past year and conduct annual party business.

Yukon Party Pushes Issues That Matter to Yukoners in 2024 Spring Sitting

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition brought numerous issues to the floor of the Legislative Assembly on behalf of Yukoners during the 2024 Spring sitting. Questions from Yukoners prompted reactive backlash from a Liberal government that has grown old, tired, and out of ideas.

Hospital Funding Shortfall Axes Orthopaedic Surgery Referrals

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is asking how surgeons could be halting orthopaedic surgery referrals mere days after the Minister of Health and Social Services declared funding shortfalls for Yukon Hospitals were a thing of the past.

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