WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is introducing a motion calling for the Liberal government to offer a refundable tax credit for those families who receive fertility treatments provided by a licensed medical practitioner or infertility treatment clinic. Medical expenses would also be included.
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party used Question Period on Monday to raise concerns brought forward by four groups who have an extensive stake in Inclusive and Special Education in the territory. The groups say more collaboration and accountability is needed.
WHITEHORSE – On March 31, MLAs in the Yukon Legislative Assembly unanimously passed third reading of Bill No. 11, Act to Amend the Child and Family Services Act (2022).
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.