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Unresolved Mining Issues Abound as New Premier heads for Roundup

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon’s new premier has several issues to deal with on the mining file as he prepares for his first Association for Mineral Exploration BC Roundup in the top job. Many of these were his own creation as Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources in the previous mandate while some are left over from the former premier.

Liberals Create Impasse with Government Workers

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition hopes changing the minister responsible for the Public Service Commission is sufficient to repair the damaged relationship with the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union (PSAC/YEU) and is calling for the Liberal government to get back to the negotiating table.

Statement from MLA Yvonne Clarke on a Dawson Family Seeking a Medical Travel Subsidy

“Since last fall, the Verdeflor family has kept me apprised of the situation they are facing, and I share their frustrations. It is understandable that they went public with their struggles to obtain a medical travel subsidy from the Yukon government to stay with their 8-year child in Whitehorse, per the recommendation of the child’s physician treating his leukemia.

Tourism Sector Ready to Rebound With Proper Support

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is providing suggestions to the Yukon Government to ensure that tourism operators are able to fully benefit from returning travellers.

Lots of Talk, Few Results: Liberals Falling Short on Housing Promises

WHITEHORSE – As we enter 2023, Yukoners continue to struggle with finding a place to live amidst a Liberal-made housing crisis. Promise after promise by the Minister of Housing has gone unfulfilled as Yukoners look for any relief from the rising cost of living.

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