With Above-Average Snowfall, Government Must Begin Flood Planning

WHITEHORSE – The Official Opposition is calling on the Liberal government to learn from the lessons of last summer, and listen to Yukoners asking for proactive action to prepare for possible flooding again this summer after another winter of near-record snowfall.

Yukon Party Requests Liberals Address Firewood Shortage

WHITEHORSE – Following media reports last week of the continued lack of permits and firewood in the territory, Energy, Mines, and Resources critic Scott Kent is calling on the Liberal government to address their errors and properly work with the Yukon’s forestry industry to get more firewood in the hands of Yukoners this winter.

Official Opposition Names Shadow Cabinet

WHITEHORSE – Today, leader and Copperbelt North MLA Currie Dixon is pleased to announce critic roles for the official opposition to begin the 35th Yukon Legislative Assembly.

Yukon Party Leader Doubles Up on Debates

WHITEHORSE – It was a busy Wednesday for leader Currie Dixon. Late in the afternoon, Dixon participated in the CBC Leaders’ Debate live in-studio that was moderated by Airplay host Dave White. In the evening, Dixon logged into a virtual Early Learning and Child Care debate hosted by Early Childhood Educators of Yukon.

Yukon Party Will Enhance Supports for Hospital

WHITEHORSE – A Yukon Party government will reduce wait times for essential health procedures. Whether due to the pandemic, systemic challenges, or a lack of resources, the wait times for several important procedures available at Whitehorse General Hospital have lengthened.

Yukon Party Announces Support for Forestry Sector

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon’s forests are an invaluable natural asset that provide a wealth of environmental benefits and recreational options. They are also a critical renewable resource that can create jobs and strengthen the economy. With lumber prices surging across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yukon has an opportunity to benefit economically.

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