“Congratulations to the new Chief and Council of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation in Dawson City.
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.
“I would like to send congratulations to the new chief and council of the Na-Cho Nyäk Dun First Nation.
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.
WHITEHORSE – On March 16, the Yukon Party Official Opposition introduced a motion in the Legislative Assembly urging the Yukon government to support relief efforts for those affected by the major earthquake in Türkiye and Syria on February 6.
“I would like to extend my congratulations to the newly-elected Chief of the Selkirk First Nation, Sharon Nelson.
WHITEHORSE – On Wednesday, the Yukon Legislative Assembly debated a Yukon Party Official Opposition motion directing the Yukon government to help Yukon communities celebrate the 125th anniversary of the territory joining Confederation in 1898.
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.
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.