WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party again pressed the Liberal government on Thursday to address the rising cost of living, this time with measures specifically designed to help seniors and elders.
WHITEHORSE – In a January 4, 2022 letter submitted to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Yukon Type 1 Diabetes Support Network raised concerns about the Department of Education’s response to the Auditor General’s 2019 report.
WHITEHORSE – On November 21, 2019, the Liberal government stated that the budget for the new Whistle Bend School was $32 million.
Putin’s illegal and immoral attack on the sovereign nation of Ukraine has led to condemnation and outrage from Canadians. Despite a lack of direct military action from the West, what this war has laid bare is that Canada needs to take seriously the risks and vulnerabilities of our North and Canada’s inadequate military preparedness.
“On Thursday, the Federal Liberals released their 2022-2023 budget. The Yukon was only mentioned 10 times, and two of those were simply re-announcing the Child Care agreement reached last year.
WHITEHORSE – The struggling Liberal government lost two votes this past week in the Yukon Legislative Assembly as they attempted to block opposition parties from debating their $2 billion budget.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is introducing a motion calling for the Liberal government to offer a refundable tax credit for those families who receive fertility treatments provided by a licensed medical practitioner or infertility treatment clinic. Medical expenses would also be included.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party used Question Period on Monday to raise concerns brought forward by four groups who have an extensive stake in Inclusive and Special Education in the territory. The groups say more collaboration and accountability is needed.
WHITEHORSE – On March 31, MLAs in the Yukon Legislative Assembly unanimously passed third reading of Bill No. 11, Act to Amend the Child and Family Services Act (2022).