BROADEN MINING INVESTMENT OPTIONS SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse:  The Government of Yukon should broaden its horizons when it comes to sources of capital for the Yukon mining industry instead of solely relying on Chinese investment, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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Statement by Klondike MLA Sandy Silver on the Oil-Fired Appliances Working Group Action Plan and Rec

Sandy Silver today issued the following statement on recommendations from the Oil-Fired Appliances Working Group:

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PEEL FOOT DRAGGING CONTINUES

Whitehorse:  Today’s announcement of an extension to the staking ban in the Peel planning region undermines the public’s confidence in the government’s ability to bring this project to a conclusion, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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DEPUTY SHUFFLE REVEALS LACK OF DIRECTION SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse:  The wide-scale shuffle of deputy minister’s is a sure sign of a government lacking direction and unwilling to act decisively with employees it is not satisfied with, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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...BUT REMAIN CONCERNED ABOUT FISCAL AND KEY PROJECTS OVERSIGHT

Whitehorse: Despite all parties publicly calling for efficient, respectful behaviour in the Legislative Assembly, the spring legislative Sitting was still hindered by partisan squabbling, procrastinating grandstanding, and a failure to fully attend to the 2012-2013 Yukon Government budget.

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