Dawson City sewage plant penalized for unsafe mould cleanup

The Yukon Workers Compensation Health and Safety Board has penalized the company operating Dawson City's new sewage treatment plant for its handling of a mould outbreak.


Minister Cathers just said yesterday there was nothing to worry about on this issue

Alarm Campaign - Dawson

Sandy Silver was a financial contributor to this important campaign launched today in Dawson.

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Premier's alma mater not pleased with his work on Peel Watershed

Here's an excerpt from a research paper on the Peel Watershed done at the University of Saskatchewan

"We argue that the Yukon Government failed to effectively reconcile different perspectives and values through the decision-making process."

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Government low-balled F.H. Collins estimates


The Yukon government knew that the original design for the F.H. Collins school replacement project was likely to cost $43.7 million, not the $38.6 million budget it used to justify cancelling the project.

Dawson Hospital opening in December - Questions Remain

The good news that the Dawson City Hospital will officially open in December is tempered by a number of questions that remain unanswered about the facility itself.  They include:

  • some contractors who worked on the building have still not been paid.
  • the final costs are not known.  What was originally going to be a $5.2 million health care facility was last pegged at $31.8 million?  What will the final number be?
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Yukon Liberal Party Fall Dinner

Today is the unofficial deadline to buy tickets

Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 06:00 PM · $50.00 CAD

Mt MacIntyre Rec Centre

Come out for a fun night of dinner, silent auction and door prizes!

The Yukon Liberal Party will be hosting a dinner as we gear up for the fall sitting. Hope to see you there.

Conference Board of Canada offers dim forecast for 2013

Conference Board of Canada says real GDP growth in the territory will be 0.6 per cent in 2013.  Only a few weeks ago Government of Yukon said 0.9. Either way one of the lowest in Canada this year.

Hey Brad, why are you delaying the fall sitting?

The Cathers government is down to its final week to ensure a 28 day fall sitting of the Yukon Legislature.  The announcement should come this Thursday.  It looks like the sitting will now begin on Halloween and end on December 19.    Anything later than this will mean a shortened sitting.  You're not trying to limit debate by having a shorter sitting are you, Brad?         

Welcome to the Yukon Liberal Party's new site!

Welcome, as part of our new website, we'll be posting various blogs and news items here.