Premier Must Account for Bank of Canada Interest Rate Hikes

WHITEHORSE - The Official Opposition is calling on the Liberal government to update their budget forecasts, in light of the recent 0.25% hike made to the Bank of Canada’s interest rates.

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Government Consultation Susceptible to Abuse

WHITEHORSE – The Liberal government is currently conducting an online consultation on Yukon’s financial future. However, the public consultation website, called Yukon Plans, is susceptible to abuse and consequently the results of the consultation process are at risk. 

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Government Website Reveals Financial “Tools” that Liberals are Considering

WHITEHORSE – The Government of Yukon website, Yukon Plans, has brought to light the options that the Yukon Liberals are considering for future budgets. 

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Official Opposition Submits Input on Technical Paper on Carbon Taxes

WHITEHORSE – Last week, Yukon’s Official Opposition submitted input to the federal government in response to their technical paper on carbon taxes.

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A Statement in Recognition of the 150th Anniversary of Canada

WHITEHORSE – In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of Canada’s confederation, Official Opposition Leader Stacey Hassard released the following statement:

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Majority of Yukon Small Businesses Opposed to Carbon Tax

WHITEHORSE – A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), who represents over 200 small and medium-sized businesses in Yukon, found that 88% of respondents opposed a carbon tax scheme in the territory.

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Government Admits Accurate Population Numbers Influence Federal Transfer Payments

WHITEHORSE – It seems the Premier is wrong about the value of an accurate population count.

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Premier Needs to Back Up Words with Action

WHITEHORSE – As Premier Silver and Minister Pillai travel to Ontario to talk about Yukon being a good place for mineral exploration and investment they apparently are unaware that actions speak louder than words.

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Spring Legislative Sitting Wraps Up with Lack of Answers and Lack of Decorum from the Government

WHITEHORSE – The spring Legislative sitting wrapped up on Tuesday. During the 30 day sitting the Official Opposition held the government to account for their decisions over the past few months. 

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Statement from the Official Opposition regarding Cancellation of Kluane Lake Fishing Derby

WHITEHORSE – In response to the cancellation of the popular annual Kluane Lake Fishing Derby, MLA for Kluane Wade Istchenko released the following statement:

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