Yukon Party Calls for Review of Rented Diesels by the Yukon Utilities Board

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party Official Opposition is calling for the Yukon Government to direct the Yukon Utilities Board (YUB) to review the Liberal energy plan that locks in long-term reliance on rental diesel generators. The independent YUB is responsible for protecting Yukoners from inappropriate costs on their electricity bills and said last year that it was not satisfied renting diesels was a way to make up the territory’s energy shortfall.

Assurances Needed from YG as Federal Employees Set to Take Strike Action

WHITEHORSE – Unions representing federal government workers from departments such as the Canada Revenue Agency, Veterans Affairs, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada indicate they are prepared to walk off the job in support of contract negotiations. In light of this developing situation, the Yukon government needs to tell Yukoners how this will affect the services many rely on.

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.

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