New Commitments to Make Yukon Communities Safer

The Yukon Liberal Party announced commitments to keep communities safe by extending community safety plans and expanding the Sexualized Assault Response Team program.

Jeanie McLean, incumbent candidate for Mountainview and Amanda Brown, candidate for Watson Lake announced plans to create a community safety planning program that will ensure a consistent approach to funding community safety planning activities across Yukon. Under the Liberal government, community safety programs were successfully introduced in Whitehorse and Pelly Crossing in partnership with the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Selkirk First Nation.

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Yukon Liberal Candidate for Lake Laberge is Tracey Jacobs

Tracey Jacobs has put her name forward as the Yukon Liberal Party candidate for Lake Laberge. Jacobs, a proud Yukoner since 1982 is a successful business owner, placer miner, strong community volunteer, and outdoor enthusiast.

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Katherine Alexander to run in Pelly-Nisutlin

Katherine Alexander will represent the Yukon Liberal Party in the riding of Pelly-Nisutlin.  Alexander has lived in the Yukon since 1996 and has worked mainly in the non-profit sector, specifically in agencies addressing social justice.

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Yukon Liberal Party commits to supports for women and families

“These investments all directly support women, families and children. We are hearing how the pandemic has disproportionately impacted women across the country and these commitments show our support for women and families now and into the future. Reproductive care is important, and Yukoners should have access to the care and services they want and need.” – Paolo Gallina, candidate for Porter Creek Centre

“As a business owner, I have seen my staff impacted by the cost of childcare. Women shouldn’t have to decide between their career and their family. They should be able to make decisions about the future based on what they want, not what they can afford.” – Staci McIntosh, candidate for Porter Creek North

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Liberals moving forward with Bilingual Health Centre

"When it comes to health and wellness, it is critical that citizens are able to communicate clearly with their health care professionals. That's why a bilingual health centre is so important for the Francophone community and the Yukon. We see this new health centre as an opportunity to begin building team-based, integrated clinic environments, as outlined in the Putting People first report recommendations.”

John Streicker, Liberal candidate for Mount Lorne Southern Lakes

“Our party is dedicated to equitable access to health care services for all Yukoners. We are committed to working with the Francophone community to address the health care needs of

French-speaking Yukoners.”

Pauline Frost, Liberal candidate for Vuntut Gwitchin

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