Liberals Treat Themselves to $105,000 for Furniture, iPads, and Smart Phones

WHITEHORSE – Documents obtained by the Official Opposition show that shortly after coming into office the Liberal government went on a spending spree with taxpayers’ money. 

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Liberals Vote to Keep Sales Tax on the Table

WHITEHORSE – Today the Official Opposition brought forward the following motion for debate in the Legislative Assembly:

THAT this House urges the Government of Yukon to not implement a territorial sales tax.

The Liberals refused to support this motion.

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Liberals Work to End Airports Act Tail Spin

WHITEHORSE – After being pressed by the Official Opposition for two weeks, and with a growing list of Yukoners coming out against the Public Airports Act, the Liberals have acknowledged they failed on the consultation process.

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Housing Minister Does Not Answer Questions on Housing

WHITEHORSE – Yesterday, the Official Opposition pressed the government on a number of housing issues across the territory. 

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Official Opposition Shows Support for Green Initiatives in Yukon

WHITEHORSE – Yesterday, the Official Opposition tabled a motion in the Legislature urging the government to increase its support for electric vehicles in the territory. 

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Official Opposition Puts Forward Motion to Send Public Airports Act for More Consultations

WHITEHORSE – Today during Second Reading debate on the Public Airports Act, the Official Opposition put forward a motion to send the Act for more consultations.

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Liberals Refuse to Provide Wi-Fi Service to Patients in Community Hospitals

WHITEHORSE - The Liberal government is refusing to provide wireless internet to patients and visitors at the community hospitals in Dawson City and Watson Lake. 

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Consultations on Airport Act Flawed; Liberal Legislation Allows for Airport Tax

WHITEHORSE – Today, it became very clear that the Yukon Liberal government’s very limited consultations on the Airport Act were flawed. For the third day in a row the Government avoided questions and was unable to provide details regarding their consultation process.

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Liberals Insist on Having Power to Implement Airport Tax

WHITEHORSE – Today, the Yukon Liberal government refused to amend and remove a clause in the Public Airports Act that will give them the power to implement an Airport Tax.

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Liberal Government to Give Themselves Power to Bring in Airport Tax

WHITEHORSE – Last week, the Yukon Liberal government brought forward a piece of legislation called the Public Airports Act. The Act would give the government the legislative authority to bring in an Airport Improvement Fee or an Airport Tax.

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