WHITEHORSE – Efforts from the Yukon Party Official Opposition have initiated cleanup of abandoned vehicles along the Yukon’s highways. Yukoners had been raising this issue with Yukon Party MLAs, who also noted many abandoned vehicles along the South and North Klondike Highway during their visits to rural Yukon this spring.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is joining organizations such as the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Restaurants Canada, in requesting the federal Liberal government extend the current Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) repayment deadline. Businesses across Canada, including the Yukon, received this much-needed loan to keep their operations going during the pandemic.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is pleased to see the Yukon government get behind a bid for Whitehorse to host the 2026 Arctic Winter Games. (AWG)
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is supporting the Hidden Valley Elementary School Council’s request to the Minister of Education to install new playground equipment for the upcoming school year.
WHITEHORSE – This summer, the Government of Yukon temporarily closed or reduced operating hours at multiple community nursing stations due to a lack of staff. This gap in services blocks rural Yukoners from accessing basic health care when they need it, as well as traveling Yukoners, and visitors to the territory.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is again asking the territorial Liberals to abandon their ineffective policies and help Yukoners with the cost of living.
“I continue to hear from rural Yukoners upset at being ignored by this Liberal government.
“The Yukon Party Official Opposition urges the Government of Yukon to support the unanimous vote by Whitehorse City Council on July 10, 2023 to host the 2026 Arctic Winter Games. The Yukon is a proven host in the past and the majority of the required infrastructure already exists in the city.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition would like to thank the Yukon Contractors Association, (YCA) and the Yukon Real Estate Association (YREA) for first identifying the change made by the Liberal government’s Land Title Transfer Policy that happened last year. That change was increasing costs and delaying sales of newly built homes, and our efforts successfully pressured the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources to reverse his policy decision.