WHITEHORSE – A publicly-funded vaccine to help the prevention of shingles for Yukoners is now available. At present, the Yukon government only covers those aged 65 to 70 even though Health Canada recommends it be provided to everyone 50 and older. The Yukon Party will take Action for a Change to fix this.
WHITEHORSE – As part of the Yukon Party’s commitment to improved mental wellness for Yukoners throughout the territory, Leader Currie Dixon will work with the Psychological Society of Yukon to introduce a regulatory framework for these critical healthcare providers.
WHITEHORSE – As part of the Yukon Party’s Action for a Change plan for education, the party is pledging to give educators more of a break at tax time.
WHITEHORSE – Nowhere is the connection between the environment and the economy more apparent than when it comes to climate change. Significant investments in energy efficiency retrofits have created a growing industry that not only reduces greenhouse gases but creates more economic opportunities and jobs.
WHITEHORSE – The pandemic has hit students, families, and teachers hard. Students are not only dealing with the stress of the pandemic but also trying to navigate the process of getting an education that is usually delivered in-person.
MT. SIMA INDUSTRIAL PARK, YUKON – The Yukon Party team is announcing another plank in their plan to give Yukoners Action for a Change and lead the territory out of the pandemic and into a prosperous future.
WHITEHORSE – Our economy has been hit hard by the pandemic and unemployment has grown significantly. The economic recovery of the territory will be the primary challenge for a new Yukon government. While short-term relief is required to help businesses survive, it has become clear that fresh and bold new action is required to diversify and make our economy more resilient.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party is beginning the first full week of the 2021 territorial election campaign by unveiling the framework of its platform Action for a Change.
On Friday, the Yukon Liberals announced that they are sending Yukoners to the polls in a snap election. The 2021 Yukon general election comes as Yukoners marked one year of a global pandemic on Thursday, and one week since the Liberals extended the State of Emergency for another 90 days without democratic oversight.