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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Yukon Liberal Government Breaks Promise to Give 100% of Carbon Tax Back

WHITEHORSE – Today, the Premier made it clear that he has no intention to keep a key election promise to return every dollar spent by Yukoners on his carbon tax scheme. He further suggested that any Yukoner who believed this promise was naïve.

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Liberal Carbon Tax Could Cost Placer Mines Over $200,000

WHITEHORSE – Placer mining is a significant economic cornerstone of Yukon. Unfortunately the new Liberal carbon tax will make this industry less viable by making the diesel fuel it relies on more expensive.

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More Questions than Answers on $26 Million Liberal Carbon Tax Scheme

WHITEHORSE – When it comes to details on the $26 million carbon tax scheme, there are still more questions than answers.

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