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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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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