Statement from the Official Opposition on COVID-19 Impact on Yukon

WHITEHORSE - We join all Yukoners in disappointment over the recent cancellation of the 2020 Arctic Winter Games, while understanding that this decision was made based on medical advice. Our hearts go out to the volunteers and organizers, but most of all the athletes.

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Liberals Take Territory Deeper into Debt Despite Increased Federal Funding

WHITEHORSE – This week the Yukon Liberal government tabled the 2020-21 territorial budget, and while they try to claim a rosy picture of the territory’s finances, it is simply to distract Yukoners from the fine print.

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Yukon Party Successful in Efforts to Eliminate Daylight Saving Time

WHITEHORSE – Today it was announced that Yukon Party efforts to eliminate the policy of daylight saving time have paid off.

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Yukon Plummets to 23rd in Investment Attractiveness: Mining Report

WHITEHORSE – The results are in from the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies, and it is bad news for the Yukon Liberal government.

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Yukon Party Congratulates Yukon First Nations Wildfire on Arctic Inspiration Prize Win

WHITEHORSE – Below is a statement from Official Opposition Leader Stacey Hassard on the results of the 2019 Arctic Inspiration Prize:

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Liberals Misled Yukoners on Land Expropriation

WHITEHORSE – Today the Yukon News confirmed that Minister Mostyn misled Yukoners about the government’s plans to expropriate the Salvation Army’s Adult Resource Centre (ARC) in Hillcrest.

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More Delays for Liberals’ Mismanaged Housing First Project

WHITEHORSE – Last week the Yukon News discovered that the Liberals’ new Housing First project remains closed over two months after its supposed “opening”. 

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Minister Mostyn Misleads Yukoners on Land Expropriations

WHITEHORSE – On November 13th and November 27th, the Minister of Highways and Public Works was asked whether or not the government was in discussions to take over the Salvation Army’s property along the Alaska Highway where the Adult Resource Centre is located.

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Yukon Liberals Rush Consultations on Renewable Energy

WHITEHORSE – Yesterday, the Liberals announced a newly appointed Renewable Energy Panel that will be asking Yukoners how they think the government should address the territory’s energy needs. Unfortunately, the inadequate consultation time and limited opportunity for input has raised concerns about the process.

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Liberals Still Short on Details for Radon Testing in Yukon

WHITEHORSE – The presence of radon in homes and how to detect it continues to be a growing concern for many Yukoners. Last year, it was discovered that certain subdivisions around Whitehorse showed radon levels significantly above Health Canada guidelines.

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