Official Opposition Offers Constructive Suggestions to Address Hospital Bed Shortage

WHITEHORSE – With a lack of any plan coming from the Liberal government, the Yukon Party Official Opposition is proposing that the government explore solutions to the ongoing bed shortage at the Whitehorse Hospital through options such as adding more continuing care beds to the Thomson Centre.

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Minister of Health Needs to Explain How and When Childcare Announcement Will Support Watson Lake Parents

WHITEHORSE – In November 2017, the Watson Lake Daycare shut down due to a lack of support from the government. This followed an attempt by the Official Opposition to have the Minister of Health meet with the Watson Lake Daycare to discuss their issues during the summer – at that time the Minister was “too busy.”

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Minister of Education Delays Construction of Francophone School

WHITEHORSE – On October 10, 2017 the Minister of Education told the Legislative Assembly that the new French language high school would be completed by the end of 2019. However, the government has now indicated that construction will not be completed until the end of 2020.

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Liberals Need to Listen to Industry and Rethink Changes on Designated Materials Regulation

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Liberals have been heavily criticized for their lack of consultation during their 13 months in office on regulations that will increase taxes on tires and electronics.

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Yukon Cold Snap Raises More Questions for Premier Silver

WHITEHORSE – The recent frigid temperatures that hit Yukon over the past few weeks have raised a number of questions for Premier Silver about the impacts of his carbon tax scheme.

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Liberals Break Election Promise to Ensure Hospitals Have Sufficient Beds

WHITEHORSE – As more medical professionals speak out about the hospital bed shortage, the Official Opposition is calling on the government to take action and finally provide a plan to address the crisis. 

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Statement by the Official Opposition on Supreme Court Decision on Peel Regional Land Use Planning

WHITEHORSE – Today, in response to the ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada on First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon, the Official Opposition released the following statement:

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Still No Details for Yukoners on the Implementation of Premier’s Carbon Tax Scheme

WHITEHORSE - After almost 400 days since being elected, Premier Silver still has yet to provide any details as to how he plans to implement the carbon tax scheme he signed onto. 

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Liberals Vote against Constructive Amendment to Public Airports Act

WHITEHORSE – Today, the Yukon Liberal government used their majority to vote down a constructive amendment proposed by the Official Opposition to Bill No. 6: Public Airports Act that would require the Minister to review the Act every five years. 

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Yukon Liberals Cut Climate Change Youth Ambassador Program

WHITEHORSE - Last week, it was revealed that the Liberal government has cut the Climate Change Youth Ambassador Program for 2017. 

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