Liberals Continue to Impose Unnecessary Red Tape on Housing Construction

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.

Evidence, Community Suggests Liberals Need New Approach to 405 Alexander

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.

Yukon Party Supports Implementation Plan for Yukon’s MMIWG2S+ Strategy

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.

Top-of-the-World Border Crossing Needs to Open on Emergency Basis

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.

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