In December, a British Columbia company contracted by the Yukon government posted job offers for skilled workers at pay levels well below those set for Yukon’s tradespeople. When the issue was brought up in the media, the company backtracked.Read more
Government’s Slinky Mine dialogue a chance for long-term resolution to sticky Yukon mining challenges
Yukon NDP Leader Liz Hanson has written the following open letter regarding developments in the Slinky Mine permitting process:Read more
Yukon NDP Leader Liz Hanson has written the following letter to congratulate this year’s Council of Yukon First Nations Wall of Recognition inductees:Read more
Yukon NDP Health and Social Services Critic Jan Stick has made the following statement ahead of the implementation of the Government of Canada's Canada Child Benefit:Read more
The following open letter was written by Yukon NDP MLA for Mount Lorne–Southern Lakes Kevin Barr to celebrate National Aboriginal Day:Read more
The following is an open letter written by Yukon NDP Health and Social Services Critic Jan Stick:
I was disappointed, yet not surprised, to read Dr. David Storey’s repeated concerns about the critical shortage of beds at Whitehorse General Hospital in Friday’s Yukon News. Last week, Dr. Storey was forced to cancel two scheduled operations because there were no beds available for his patients. At present, chronic and palliative care patients occupy the majority of the hospital’s 17 acute and post-surgical care beds.Read more
This week I once again raised my concerns in the Yukon legislature over housing adults with cognitive disabilities in a group home at Whitehorse Correctional Centre.Read more
Thanks to the Yukon Party, Yukon has become a case study in how not to run an economy.Read more
This letter from Yukon NDP leader Liz Hanson was published in the Whitehorse Star on January 12th 2016.
Sometimes, the most visionary public policy ideas are right under our noses – and sometimes we need to look a little further for the next big thing.
Just before the Yukon delegation took off for the Climate Change conference in Paris (COP 21), the German Embassy in Ottawa invited Canadian delegates to participate in an Energy policy study tour. The embassy kindly offered to cover our travel costs.Read more