Yukon Liberals outline plan to support Yukon businesses, workers

WHITEHORSE – Yukon Liberals will make benefits to Yukoners the top priority when it comes to procurement, said Porter South Liberal candidate Ranj Pillai today. 

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Yukon Liberals ready for election

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Liberal Party has joined Yukoners in welcoming a date for the upcoming election. 

“Yukoners are asking for change and they want to Be Heard,” said Yukon Liberals leader Sandy Silver. “Yukon Liberals have listened and we are ready to lead the political change that is desperately needed in our territory.”

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Yukon Liberals outline plan to create good jobs by cutting taxes, growing business sector

WHITEHORSE – A Yukon Liberal government will deliver significant tax cuts to Yukon employers said Liberal leader Sandy Silver today.

"Yukon currently has the highest corporate tax rate of any jurisdiction west of Nova Scotia. A Yukon Liberal government will change that and level the playing field for Yukon employers while making it more attractive for businesses to operate in the territory," he said. "Reducing taxes for employers is part of our plan to promote a more diversified economy and create good jobs."

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Yukon Party Doubles Down on Misleading Yukoners

WHITEHORSE – “No sooner did we set the record straight on carbon pricing than the Yukon Party sent out more untruths,” said Liberal leader Sandy Silver today. “Yukoners deserve to hear the facts.”

At a news conference this morning, Sandy Silver and Mt Lorne-Southern Lakes candidate John Streicker presented the unvarnished truth about carbon pricing:

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Truth about Carbon Pricing in Yukon

WHITEHORSE – “No Yukon government can impose a carbon tax,” said Liberal Leader Sandy Silver today. “The Taxpayers Protection Act requires any new tax to be agreed to by Yukoners in a referendum.”

The current premier adopted the Vancouver Declaration committing Yukon to “adopting a broad range of domestic measures, including carbon pricing;” carbon pricing in Yukon will be introduced by the federal government in keeping with their commitment to a national carbon pricing strategy.

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