WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party team has long advocated for improved supports for Yukoners living with Type 1 Diabetes. A Yukon Party government will continue the party’s commitment to those living with T1D through our Action for a Change platform. We want to help citizens of all ages, and in all communities in the territory, living with this life-threatening auto immune disease.
WHITEHORSE – As part of the Yukon Party’s plan to provide Yukoners with Action for a Change we are unveiling another plank to support healthy families.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party is committed to fighting climate change and ensuring the territory develops a portfolio of renewable energy sources and programs.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party team recognizes how the pandemic has highlighted the need for improved supports for Yukoners’ mental health and well-being. The party will implement measures and programs to address this, including action, surrounding the territory’s opioid crisis.
WHITEHORSE – Today, the Yukon Party announced its comprehensive action plan to improve the early childhood education system and provide universal support to all parents regardless of the type of childcare they choose for their children.
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.