LIBERALS ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE IN 2012 SPRING SITTING

Whitehorse: As the spring legislative Sitting draws to a close, Liberal MLAs Darius Elias and Sandy Silver have identified several key constituent successes.

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ELIAS MAKES SUBMISSION TO UNITED NATIONS ON NUTRITION NORTH

Whitehorse: Darius Elias, MLA for Old Crow, has been invited to make a submission to the United Nations regarding his community’s experiences with access to food and the Nutrition North Program.

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HOME BUILDERS CAUGHT BY APPRAISAL GAP, SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse: New home builders are being increasingly stymied by mortgage appraisal rules, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver, who believes the Yukon Housing Corporation could expand its mandate to help these homeowners.

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LIBERALS, NDP JOINTLY CALL FOR ABORIGINAL LIAISON AT WHITEHORSE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

WHITEHORSE - Darius Elias, Liberal MLA for Vuntut Gwitchin, and Kevin Barr, NDP MLA for Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes, today called for the establishment of an independent Aboriginal liaison position at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre.

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LIBERALS GARNER UNANIMOUS SUPPORT FOR NUTRITION NORTH, TECH AND TRADES

Whitehorse: The Liberal Caucus is commending all MLAs for their unanimous support for Liberal motions on Nutrition North and technology and trades training.  Both Motion #80, standing in the name of Darius Elias, and Motion #106, standing in the name of Sandy Silver, passed yesterday with full support from all three political parties.

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