WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is renewing its call for the Liberal Government to reverse its change to the land title transfer policy. Changed without consultation, the policy now issues land titles for new homes after a City of Whitehorse occupancy permit is in place, instead of earlier in the construction process when the home is clad to weather – meaning the structure can withstand the elements. This change has increased uncertainty, costs, delays, and red tape for the housing construction industry.
“The Yukon Party Official Opposition supports the Atlantic Premiers’ fight for the federal Liberals to rethink the implementation of the Clean Fuel Regulations and address the rising cost of living for rural Canadians.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is urging the Liberal government to respond and act on serious issues noted in various reports, from area business owners, the City of Whitehorse, and from the public about the state of disarray outside the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter.
“June 13, 2023, marks a milestone in the Yukon’s long and storied history.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition would like to commend the Yukon government and everyone involved with the development and the release of the Implementation Plan for Changing the Story to Upholding Dignity and Justice: Yukon’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit+ People Strategy. The Yukon Advisory Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit+ People released the 48-page strategy on June 6.
WHITEHORSE – As the 2022-2023 school year draws to a close, many educators as well as parents are looking ahead to August and the logistics of starting the 2023-2024 school year.
“I want to thank outgoing Commissioner Angélique Bernard for her service to the Yukon.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is urging the Liberal government to ensure the Yukon Women’s Coalition is properly consulted, and included in, negotiations on the funding agreement and implementation plan for the National Action Plan to End Gender-Based Violence.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is calling on the Yukon government to work with their federal counterparts and US officials to help expedite the emergency opening of the Canada-US border crossing west of Dawson as a second road access to the Klondike.