Liberal Government Ordered to Produce Papers Related to Safe at Home Project

WHITEHORSE – On Wednesday, the Yukon Legislative Assembly unanimously passed a motion ordering the Production of Papers related to the Safe at Home project on 4th Avenue in downtown Whitehorse. The motion is a binding order of the Legislative Assembly and, unlike an ordinary motion, the government can be found in contempt for failing to comply.

Yukon Party Motion Seeks Yukon-wide Celebrations for 125th Anniversary

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition called motion 664 for debate on Wednesday, April 12. If passed, the motion provides direction from the Legislative Assembly to the Yukon government to help Yukon communities celebrate the 125th anniversary of the territory joining Confederation.

CFIB: Government Red Tape Getting in the Way of Yukoners Accessing Doctors

WHITEHORSE – In the wake of a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) on reducing red tape for doctors, the Yukon Party Official Opposition is proposing the Liberal government streamline payments to doctors and lessen physicians’ administrative burden.

Territorial Liberal and NDP Coalition Ignores Yukon Contractors

WHITEHORSE – On Wednesday, the Yukon Party Official Opposition introduced a motion to exempt Yukon truck drivers from federal rules surrounding electronic logging devices (ELDs) when they conduct trips within Yukon borders. The Yukon’s local trucking contractors have highlighted the high costs and issues with installation of the ELDs, and requested the exemption, like exemptions made in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Yukon Party: Listen to CMA Call for Pan-Canadian Licensure

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is urging the Liberal government to immediately begin discussions with the Yukon Medical Association and Yukon Medical Council about possible solutions to speed up physician licencing to allow doctors who have licenses elsewhere to practice in the territory.

Liberal Minister Asked to Clarify Position Contradicting Government Counsel

WHITEHORSE – On Monday, the Yukon Party Official Opposition questioned the Liberal government’s past statements about First Nations Procurement Policy following a Yukon Supreme Court judgement on March 8, 2023. A Yukon government lawyer presented arguments that contradict statements by the Liberal Minister of Highways and Public Works on the purpose of the First Nations Business Registry, defining a First Nation business under the policy.

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