Yukon Resource Gateway Project Will Benefit Yukon

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Party is pleased to see a commitment by the federal government to provide funding for the Yukon Resource Gateway Project. 

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Prime Minister Trudeau Takes 668 Days to Finally Visit Yukon

WHITEHORSE – After 668 days as Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has finally decided to travel north to Yukon – the only jurisdiction in the country he has yet to visit.

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New School Year, No New Funding for School Supplies

WHITEHORSE –As the new school year begins, many are left wondering why the government chose to cut a popular program that helped to cover costs for school supplies for every student in the territory.

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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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