Craig Tuton, the longtime campaign fixer for the federal Conservatives and Yukon Party,
As the country continued its climb out of a recession in 2010, the mining boom and steady federal cash transfers kept things business-as-usual for the Yukon government.
Former cabinet minister and women’s advocate Lois Moorcroft will seek the New Democratic Party’s nomination in the new riding of Copperbelt South for the upcoming territorial election.
Don’t put much stock in Porter Creek Secondary School’s failing grade in a recent Fraser Institute report card for high schools in B.C. and Yukon, says Christie Whitley, the assistant deputy minister of public schools.
One wants to lead the Yukon Party, the other aims to return to the party’s fold and today they appeared together at the Gold Rush Inn to back each other’s ambitions.
Willard Phelps, theYukon political veteran and founder of the United Citizens Party, will not run in the next territorial election
Larry Bagnell’s exit from federal politics after his election defeat Monday night
Yukon market research company DataPath Systems’ federal poll, released less than a week before the election and containing data as much as two weeks old, is unreliable, says an executive of a major Canadian polling firm.
Yukon Party leadership hopeful Darrell Pasloski supports the continuation of free entry claim staking and increasing the share of resource royalties reaped from mining industry profits earned in the territory.
Rod Taylor, a leadership hopeful for the Yukon Party, says he spoke out of turn last December when he accused the government of disregarding the Peel River Planning Commission’s recommendations.