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Yukon Party Sticks with Our Clean Future Targets

WHITEHORSE - The Yukon Party Official Opposition has voted for keeping greenhouse gas emissions targets at 30 per cent of 2010 levels by 2030 as outlined by the Our Clean Future climate change strategy. Under legislation passed on Thursday, the Yukon will now have to meet a 45 per cent target that was a product of the Liberal-NDP Confidence and Supply Agreement.

Minister Contravenes Child and Youth Advocate Act

WHITEHORSE – The report from the Child and Youth Advocate Office (CYAO) reveals that the Minister of Education contravened the Child and Youth Advocate Act when she publicly questioned the authority of the Advocate. The report said ‘In refusing to cooperate with the review, the Department of Education was in contravention of the Child and Youth Advocate Act.’

New Poll Shows Liberals in Third

WHITEHORSE – A new poll conducted by Leger and commissioned by the Yukon Party has found Yukoners have lost confidence in the territorial Liberal government.

Yukon Party Official Opposition Reassigns Critic Roles

WHITEHORSE – Ahead of the fall sitting of the Legislative Assembly, the Leader of the Official Opposition Currie Dixon has completed a shadow cabinet shuffle. Additional duties are going to the MLAs for Copperbelt North, Lake Laberge, Kluane, and Porter Creek Centre.

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