WHITEHORSE – In the face of record levels of inflation and skyrocketing costs of living, the Liberal carbon tax is set to increase by 25 percent on April 1.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party used Question Period on March 28 to raise concerns brought forward by Autism Yukon earlier this year.
WHITEHORSE – On March 21, the Minister of Community Services told the Legislature that the government had budgeted $21 million for the Dawson Rec Centre.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party was saddened that the Liberal-NDP government voted against recognizing several Yukoners from military and RCMP personnel to first responders, teachers, long-term care workers and others with rare Platinum Jubilee medals.
WHITEHORSE – A Yukon Party Official Opposition bill providing more democratic oversight of the Civil Emergency Measures Act (CEMA) was blocked at second reading in the Yukon Legislative Assembly by the Liberal government with the support of their NDP coalition partners.
WHITEHORSE – As Yukoners struggle under the weight of skyrocketing fuel prices, the Yukon Party Official Opposition is urging the Liberal government to follow the lead of other jurisdictions and provide temporary relief from the territorial fuel tax.
“I cannot help but think of the many Yukoners and Canadians with family or connections to the nation of Ukraine. It is truly disturbing that an otherwise peaceful, stable democracy is being invaded in an attempt at an illegal and immoral annexation. I share the concern for Ukraine and anger that Ukrainians’ rights, their right to choose their own future and their right to live free from war is being stripped away by Putin’s illegal invasion.
A letter from Porter Creek North MLA Geraldine Van Bibber regarding Ukrainian refugees.
WHITEHORSE – The Official Opposition is calling on the Liberal government to learn from the lessons of last summer, and listen to Yukoners asking for proactive action to prepare for possible flooding again this summer after another winter of near-record snowfall.