TEE IT UP FOR DAWSON, MR. PREMIER

Whitehorse:  It’s time for Premier Pasloski to finalize the transfer of the Top of the World Golf Course to the City of Dawson and to end the battle he started with community members, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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STUDENTS DESERVE BETTER SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse:  Students are being shortchanged by the Government of Yukon’s inability to keep promises related to the new construction of F.H. Collins School, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.  Students, parents and teachers were recently informed plans to deal with the extended closing of the school’s gymnasium are not in place as promised.

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SILVER WELCOMES FALL SITTING

Whitehorse:  Interim Liberal Leader Sandy Silver welcomed today’s announcement that the Yukon Legislative Assembly will reconvene on October 25. 

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WATER BOARD DECISION DOCUMENT RAISES UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

Whitehorse:  The Government of Yukon should publicly outline its response to the release of a ‘REASONS FOR DECISION’ document from the Water Board, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.  The document, concerning the Minto mine, states ‘Based on the findings of the Board that the Licensee has violated the existing water use license….”

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BROADEN MINING INVESTMENT OPTIONS SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse:  The Government of Yukon should broaden its horizons when it comes to sources of capital for the Yukon mining industry instead of solely relying on Chinese investment, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver.

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Statement by Klondike MLA Sandy Silver on the Oil-Fired Appliances Working Group Action Plan and Rec

Sandy Silver today issued the following statement on recommendations from the Oil-Fired Appliances Working Group:

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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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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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...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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