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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HOME BUILDERS CAUGHT BY APPRAISAL GAP, SAYS SILVER

Whitehorse: New home builders are being increasingly stymied by mortgage appraisal rules, says Klondike MLA Sandy Silver, who believes the Yukon Housing Corporation could expand its mandate to help these homeowners.

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LIBERALS, NDP JOINTLY CALL FOR ABORIGINAL LIAISON AT WHITEHORSE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

WHITEHORSE - Darius Elias, Liberal MLA for Vuntut Gwitchin, and Kevin Barr, NDP MLA for Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes, today called for the establishment of an independent Aboriginal liaison position at the Whitehorse Correctional Centre.

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LIBERALS GARNER UNANIMOUS SUPPORT FOR NUTRITION NORTH, TECH AND TRADES

Whitehorse: The Liberal Caucus is commending all MLAs for their unanimous support for Liberal motions on Nutrition North and technology and trades training.  Both Motion #80, standing in the name of Darius Elias, and Motion #106, standing in the name of Sandy Silver, passed yesterday with full support from all three political parties.

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YUKONERS, NOT ELECTED OFFICIALS, SHOULD GUIDE ELECTORAL REFORM, SAYS ELIAS

Whitehorse:  The Yukon Liberal Caucus remains committed to striking a non-political Commission on Electoral Reform, Darius Elias, Interim Leader, confirmed today.

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YUKON PARTY CONTINUES ITS REFUSAL TO TAKE ACTION ON WHISTLEBLOWER LEGISLATION

Whitehorse: Despite the best efforts of the Yukon Liberals, consecutive Yukon Party majority Governments have continued to stonewall Whistleblower Legislation for almost ten years. The current Yukon Party Government is continuing this trend, by telling opposition parties that the issue requires further study.

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BUDGET ‘VERIFIES YUKON PARTY EMPTY PROMISES’ SAY LIBERALS

Whitehorse:  Vuntut Gwitchin MLA Darius Elias and Klondike MLA Sandy Silver say that the Government’s budget is not believable, and that it breaks many of the promises that the Yukon Party made to Yukoners.

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ELIAS COMMENTS ON THE OPENING OF THE ARCTIC WINTER GAMES: ‘GO YUKON, GO!’

Whitehorse: With the opening of the 2012 Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse just days away, Yukon Liberal Interim Leader Darius Elias made a statement to welcome all of the visiting Arctic delegations, encourage all participants, and to cheer on Team Yukon’s athletes.

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SILVER ADVOCATES FOR MORE ENFORCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT REGULATIONS

Dawson City:  Sandy Silver, Klondike MLA and Liberal Critic for Community Services, is drawing attention to what he is calling “a major gap in employment standards in the Yukon”.

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YUKON PARTY PUTS ITS OWN AGENDA AHEAD OF THE PEEL PLANNING PROCESS

Whitehorse: The Yukon Liberal Party is condemning the Yukon Party Government for its mishandling of thePeel Planning Process.

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