Liberal Government Cuts Funding for Whitehorse Trolley, First Time Homeowners, and Highway Maintenance

WHITEHORSE – The Liberal government has decided that funding the Whitehorse Trolley is not a priority for them, and as a result it will not run this summer.

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Spring Sitting Did Not Allow Enough Time to Debate Health and Education

WHITEHORSE – During the 2019 Spring Sitting, the Liberal Government did not allow sufficient time to debate the departmental budgets for Health and Social Services and Education.

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Yukon Party Motion to Improve Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Passes in Yukon Legislature

WHITEHORSE – This week, a Yukon Party Official Opposition motion calling on the Government of Canada to improve the reporting and mitigation of adverse drug reactions in Canada received unanimous support in the Legislative Assembly. The motion was tabled by Yukon Party MLA Scott Kent on April 18th, 2019.

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Motion to Improve Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Tabled in Yukon Legislature

WHITEHORSE – On April 18, 2019, the Official Opposition tabled a motion in the Yukon Legislative Assembly to call on the Government of Canada to improve the reporting and mitigation of adverse drug reactions in Canada.

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Road Safety Not a Priority for the Yukon Liberals

WHITEHORSE – The Minister of Highways has made it clear to Yukoners that the safety of roads and highways in their communities is not high on the list of Liberal budget priorities.

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Liberals Cut Highway Maintenance Budget

WHITEHORSE – According to the 2019-2020 Budget documents, the Yukon Liberal Government has cut the territory’s highway maintenance budget by $2.5 million this fiscal year.

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Liberals Stack the Deck in Their Favour on Electoral Reform

WHITEHORSE – The Liberals have launched a flawed and biased electoral reform process that excludes the other elected political parties of the Legislative Assembly.

The Official Opposition has a number of concerns with this process.

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Private Sector Jobs Down Under Liberal Government

WHITEHORSE – Government statistics contradict claims by the Liberal Government that they are “getting out of the business of doing business” and helping grow the private sector.

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Official Opposition Calls for Creation of Whistle Bend School Council

WHITEHORSE – This week, the Official Opposition tabled a motion urging the government to include residents in decisions for the new Whistle Bend School through the creation of its own elected school council to be consulted on the project.

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Yukon Party and Yukon NDP to Merge as Part of Whole-Of-Opposition Collaborative Approach

WHITEHORSE – In order to assist the government’s ongoing search for efficiencies, the Yukon Party and the Yukon NDP are announcing a unique whole-of-opposition collaborative approach.

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