Yukon Liberals to Increase Alcohol Prices on Canada Day

WHITEHORSE – Documents obtained by the CBC indicate that the Yukon Liberals will be celebrating Canada Day this year by increasing the price of alcohol for Yukoners. One local business has indicated that this new price hike will cost them at least $3000/month.

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Federal Liberals Block Yukoners from Appearing on Gun Legislation

WHITEHORSE – On Thursday May 24, 2018 the Federal Liberal Government used their majority on the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security to vote down a motion calling two Yukon witnesses to testify on Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulation in relation to firearms.

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Premier Silver Needs to Stand Up for Yukon in Growing Trade Dispute

WHITEHORSE – The Official Opposition is asking the Premier to protect Yukoners from potential negative effects from the Government of Alberta’s Bill 12, Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act. The legislation allows the Alberta government to restrict or stop the export of fuel from the province.

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Liberals Fail to Provide Details on Municipal Carbon Tax Rebates

WHITEHORSE – After telling Yukoners last month that they would provide details on what carbon tax rebates will look like for municipalities at the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Association of Yukon Communities (AYC), the Liberals provided no new information at the conference.

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Official Opposition Calls for Update on 7 Federal Infrastructure Funding Submissions

WHITEHORSE - The Official Opposition is calling on the Yukon Liberal government to provide a status update on 7 infrastructure funding applications totaling approximately $470 million that have been submitted to the federal government as part of the National Trade Corridors Fund.

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Official Opposition Recognizes Accomplishments of Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Yukon Chapter

WHITEHORSE – The Official Opposition would like to commend Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Yukon Chapter for the work that they’ve done over the past five years to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis research and therapy for Yukoners.

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Official Opposition Calls for Continuation of Sled Ed

WHITEHORSE - The Official Opposition is calling on the government to confirm whether it has cut a popular school program amid calls for its reinstatement from Whitehorse students.

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Liberal Cannabis Act Will Grow Government

WHITEHORSE – Over the last two months, the Official Opposition has highlighted that the Liberal government’s approach to regulating and managing cannabis through Bill 15: Cannabis Control and Regulation Act will grow government while increasing the costs to taxpayers.

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Documents Confirm Premier Misled Yukoners about the Carbon Tax

WHITEHORSE – Today the Official Opposition tabled documents in the Legislative Assembly showing that the Premier promised Yukoners during the election that each individual would receive all of their money back from the carbon tax scheme. The documents, which are a series of private social media messages from the Premier, indicate that during the election he was actively telling Yukoners that everyone would get all their money back.

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Yukoners to Be Taxed on Tax; All Carbon Tax Revenues Won’t Be Returned

WHITEHORSE - A leaked federal government document has confirmed that Yukoners will not get back all the revenue generated from the carbon tax scheme. This is a direct contradiction of the Premier’s promise.

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