Liberals Water Down Commitment to Review Medical Travel

WHITEHORSE – After committing to a review to improve the medical travel program last March, the Liberals have now watered down this commitment.

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Liberals Need to Explain Why $900,000 Contract Was Sole-Sourced Outside

WHITEHORSE - The Liberal Government needs to explain why a contract worth over $900,000 was sole-sourced to an outside company without giving Yukon contractors an opportunity to bid. 

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Questions Remain For Premier After Star Candidate Pleads Guilty for Elections Act Violations

Whitehorse – Today a star candidate from Premier Silver’s election campaign team became the first person found guilty of violations against Yukon’s Elections Act. 

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Minister of Housing’s Hypocrisy Exposed

WHITEHORSE – Last year, Minister of Housing Pauline Frost fired five members of the Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors before their terms were up and without sufficient notice, leaving the board unable to operate. 

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Liberal Government Creates Uncertainty for Yukon Hunters

WHITEHORSE - Less than 24 hours before the start of this year’s hunting season, the Liberal government announced that all permits drawn for Finlayson caribou in the Ross River area were cancelled due to concerns about population. The Liberals did not consult with hunters or the Yukon Fish and Game Association prior to this last-minute announcement, nor have they provided any clear scientific evidence suggesting that this move was required.

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Official Opposition Calls for Extended Consultation on Changes to Quartz Mining Act

WHITEHORSE – Amid rising concerns from industry, the Official Opposition is calling on the Yukon Liberal Government to extend their consultation on proposed changes to the Quartz Mining Act to November 30, 2018.

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Official Opposition Convinces Government to Review Permit Hunt System

WHITEHORSE – After over a year of lobbying from the Official Opposition and chronic inaction from the Minister of Environment, the Yukon Liberal Government has finally agreed to launch an independent audit on the Yukon Permit Hunt Authorization lottery system.

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Recent Issues Reinforce Calls for Independent Audit of Hunting Permit Lottery System

WHITEHORSE – Recent issues with the Yukon Permit Hunt Authorization System are further reason that the Minister must hold an independent audit of the lottery system.

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Yukon Liberals to Increase Alcohol Prices on Canada Day

WHITEHORSE – Documents obtained by the CBC indicate that the Yukon Liberals will be celebrating Canada Day this year by increasing the price of alcohol for Yukoners. One local business has indicated that this new price hike will cost them at least $3000/month.

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Federal Liberals Block Yukoners from Appearing on Gun Legislation

WHITEHORSE – On Thursday May 24, 2018 the Federal Liberal Government used their majority on the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security to vote down a motion calling two Yukon witnesses to testify on Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulation in relation to firearms.

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