The Yukon NDP Official Opposition is applauding the Yukon Party government for taking steps to facilitate the transfer of Canadian Forces driver’s licences for equivalent Yukon accreditation. The move comes mere months after Yukon NDP MLA for Tahkini—Kopper King Kate White, acting on the advice of Yukon veterans, tabled a motion in the Yukon legislature calling for action.Read more
On Monday, November 9 Yukon NDP MLA Jim Tredger asked the following question about making it easier for veterans to efficiently transition military driver's licences and address hunting residency requirements:Read more
Yesterday, Yukon NDP MLA Kate White asked the government whether it would follow the Yukon Housing Corporation's lead and exclude veterans' federal disability pensions from social assistance calculations. Other, similar benefits are already excluded, so why not this one?
We don't think it's right for veterans' disability benefits to be treated as income when they're applying for social assistance. Does the Yukon Party agree? Read on: