LIBERALS FOCUS ON ECONOMY, COMMUNITY DURING OPENING SITTING

Whitehorse: Vuntut Gwitchin MLA Darius Elias says he is pleased with the performance of the Liberal caucus during the Fall Sitting of the 33rd Yukon Legislative Assembly that ended today.  The second-term MLA said the caucus has set a new direction, one that tilts the party to the right of the political spectrum.

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SILVER CALLS FOR ACTION INSTEAD OF POLITICAL BICKERING

Whitehorse: A three and a half hour debate on the Yukon’s housing crisis provided plenty of opportunity for the government and Official Opposition to fight with each other and little discussion about finding solutions, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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ELIAS URGES YUKON PARTY TO DRAFT WHISTLE-BLOWER LEGISLATION

Whitehorse: The Yukon Party government has everything it needs to proceed with drafting whistle-blower legislation, says interim Liberal Leader Darius Elias.  Given the political commitment made by the Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission, Elias is hopeful a bill will soon see the light of day.

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THRONE SPEECH AS EXCITING AS AN EMPTY NET GOAL SAYS ELIAS

Whitehorse: The Yukon Party’s Speech from the Throne contained few surprises and was about as exciting as an empty net goal, says interim Liberal Leader Darius Elias.  The government’s blueprint was long on generalities and short on specifics but did contain measures the Liberal caucus can support.

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STATEMENT BY VUNTUT GWITCHIN MLA DARIUS ELIAS ON THE DEATH OF FORMER MLA JOHN EDZERZA

Whitehorse: Vuntut Gwitchin MLA Darius Elias made the following statement today on the death of former MLA John Edzerza:

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