Official Opposition Calls for ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ Legislation

WHITEHORSE – Today the Official Opposition brought forward a motion for debate urging the government to introduce “Slow Down, Move Over” legislation to reduce the instance of motorists dangerously passing vehicles with flashing lights on the side of the road or highway.

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Yukon Liberals Cut Support for First Time Home Buyers

WHITEHORSE - The cost of a home in Whitehorse has risen significantly and cuts to several loan programs meant to help Yukoners will make homeownership more unattainable.

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Just the Facts: Premier States that Government Hires 659 FTEs

On October 2, 2018 the Premier made this statement in the House:

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Premier Misrepresents Yukon Exploration Numbers

WHITEHORSE – On March 19, 2019 the Premier incorrectly told the Legislature that 2018 was a record year for exploration in Yukon.

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Liberals Unable to Renovate 22 Wann Road After at Least 14 Months

WHITEHORSE - Today the Official Opposition raised the issue that the Liberal government has been unable to renovate the 22 Wann Road group home nearly 14 months after it was revealed that they were purchasing it.

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Lack of Funding for Shakwak in Federal Budget Disappointing

WHITEHORSE – The 2019 Federal Budget does not include any funding for the Shakwak portion of the Alaska Highway in Yukon.

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Liberal Government Holds Lottery for French Immersion Program

WHITEHORSE – Today during budget debate it was revealed that the Liberal Government held a lottery on February 18, 2019 for enrollment in the French immersion program for the coming school year. As a result of this, 11 families were unable to participate in French immersion.

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Liberal Plans to Adjust Catchment Areas Will Affect 833 Students

WHITEHORSE – Last week it was revealed by the Yukon Party Official Opposition that the Liberal government will be adjusting the student attendance areas for at least four elementary schools in Whitehorse.

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Yukon Party Official Opposition asks Canada to Include Long-Term Funding for Shakwak in Budget 2019

WHITEHORSE– The Yukon Party Official Opposition has written to the Federal Finance Minister requesting that the Government of Canada commit funding in its 2019 Budget to the Shakwak portion of the Alaska Highway.

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Liberals Grow Government by 659 New FTEs and Table Deficit Budget

WHITEHORSE – Last year, the Premier’s budget predicted that the 2019-2020 Budget would have a $6.9 million deficit.

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