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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Liberals Mismanaged Housing First Project Now $1.4 Million Over Budget

WHITEHORSE - On November 22, 2017 the Minister of Housing announced a Housing First project with no consultation with local residents.

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Yukon Party Tables Act to Eliminate Daylight Saving Time

WHITEHORSE - Legislation tabled by the Yukon Party today would give the government the power to get rid of the practice of Daylight Saving Time after a legally mandated 60-day consultation.

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Where Did the $3.85 Million Go?

WHITEHORSE – On March 13th, 2019 the Minister of Highways and Public Works announced that the Government of Yukon had budgeted $5 million to be spent on upgrading the Mayo aerodrome during the Summer of 2019.

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Liberals Set to Lapse Funding for Upgrades to Mayo Aerodrome

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Liberals are refusing to tell Yukoners why they are lapsing $3.85 million of the $5 million they promised to spend on the Mayo aerodrome during the summer of 2019.

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Government Refuses to Make Highway Safety Assessment Public

WHITEHORSE – The Liberals are refusing to release a report conducted on the safety of highways and the need for guard rails across the territory, despite increased concerns from Yukoners about the government’s disregard for areas with the highest need.

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Liberal Government Runs Biased Advertisements for Public Survey on Southern Lakes Energy Project

WHITEHORSE – At a time when the Liberal government is conducting a survey of Yukoners to see if they support the Southern Lakes Enhanced Storage Project, Yukon Energy is running biased social media advertisements that only promote the benefits of the project, with no mention of the negative impacts it will have on homeowners along the southern lakes. 

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Liberals Cut Support for First Time Home Buyers

WHITEHORSE – This week it was reported that the average cost of a home in Whitehorse has risen significantly. This comes at a time when the Liberal government has made cuts to several loan programs meant to help Yukoners, which will make homeownership more unattainable.

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Liberals Refuse to Rule Out $900 Health Care Premiums

WHITEHORSE – Despite many Yukoners already struggling to pay out of pocket for health services such as increased costs for medical travel, the Liberal government is currently consulting on whether or not Yukon should introduce health care premiums.

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