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Ten of 11 Liberals plan to seek re-election in 2021, Silver confirms

They’re back.

By Whitehorse Star on January 22, 2021

They’re back.

The Yukon Liberal Party is showing an impressive degree of candidate and MLA retention.

At its annual general meeting Wednesday evening, party leader Sandy Silver announced he will seek a second term as premier in this year’s election.

Silver also announced that nine Liberal caucus members will join him in this reelection bid. They will not have to face any nomination challenges.

Silver and MLAs Ted Adel, Nils Clarke, the current speaker, Pauline Frost, Paolo Gallina, Jeanie McLean, Tracy-Anne McPhee, Richard Mostyn, Ranj Pillai and John Streicker will all run again in their current ridings.

Mayo-Tatchun MLA Don Hutton said Jan. 11 he will not seek a second term. No one has publicly expressed an intent to seek the nomination in the riding.

Mayor Dan Curtis announced Jan. 14 he’s making a bid to be come a first-time MLA in Whitehorse Centre, now held by the retiring Liz Hanson of the NDP.

“I am very excited to share this news with Yukoners today,” Silver said. “It is excellent to see so many of our caucus members deciding to seek re-election.”

In 2016, Silver won a majority government, taking 11 of the 19 territorial seats.

“This group of candidates is a strong foundation for our party to seek re-election this year,” added Silver.

“They bring incredible experience and have shown true determination over the last 4 1/2 years.

“I am continually impressed with how hard each of them has worked since taking office, and I look forward to all that we can accomplish with a new mandate.”

Silver has not set an election date – something that may be complicated by the possibility of a federal election this spring.

The Liberal candidates are:

Sandy Silver – Klondike

Ted Adel – Copperbelt North

Nils Clarke – Riverdale North

Pauline Frost – Vuntut Gwitchin

Paolo Gallina – Porter Creek Centre

Jeanie McLean – Mountainview

Tracy-Anne McPhee – Riverdale South

Richard Mostyn – Whitehorse West

Ranj Pillai – Porter Creek South

John Streicker – Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes

Comments (43)

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Irwin on Feb 19, 2021 at 5:46 pm

Does anyone know if the Yukon Party has elected a leader yet?

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joe and jane on Jan 28, 2021 at 2:31 pm

@ esaw w...thanks so much for that irony... made my day ! I laughed for an hour. hahah I'm still laughing thanks again.

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Ned Flanders on Jan 28, 2021 at 2:07 pm

I'm in Ted Adel's riding and he is about effective as a tree stump and about as engaging when you speak to him. I asked him a couple questions and he just stared blankly and got all flustered.

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Esaw W. on Jan 27, 2021 at 6:20 pm

Team red is showing a strong side with an in depth agenda of experts to deal with the complex issues facing Yukoners in today's world. A strong bench insures that this group will be able to adapt and overcome most any problems on behalf of their constituents.

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Inconceivable! on Jan 27, 2021 at 4:33 pm

@Brenda, @The Pit, and @Troy - The ethical breaches, and the perpetual wrongdoing is mind boggling. It almost seems like it is a game of extremes to achieve ever increasing lows. I had one colleague who was from a different discipline tell me that s/he could breach a client’s confidence to perform his/her duties while I could not because of the ethical constraints imposed by my profession. I informed my colleague that it was not just a matter of ethics but rather law, ATIPP/HIPMA.

My colleague looked at me like I had grown horns. On further inquiry I learned that this colleague was not an anomaly and that ‘people’s’ information was routinely discussed, not just as a matter of gossip and rumour, but in the public sphere. My colleagues did not care. They were relatively unaware of privacy law and ethics. Management was, meh. In fact it was a trifling matter as they believed that they could do and say whatever they liked as long as they could rationalize it as a matter of necessity for their job.

I said that the ethics, regulations and laws do not exist to ease the burden your job related responsibilities, they exist for the benefit of the client and are, in ethical and lawful practice in the matter of privacy, controlled by the client - You don’t get to laugh, joke, make fun of, or generally gossip about your clients and your coworkers, or management. But no one else who cares will speak up.

So next time someone complains about overpaid civil servants and government workers - Remember this - They are getting hazard pay! No one in their right mind would put up with this schit! Perhaps that explains YG? Right mind... Hmmm?
So - Mostyn’s recognition of managerial abuse in 2017 has gone unchecked and Mostyn is now responsible for the consequences of that abuse and its impact on the civil service because he knew and did nothing. He said, it is known that their are managerial abuses in the civil service.

Then literally, there is a matter of a lack of intelligence, responsible thought, and balance currently not at play in the government. They make it up as you go policy/management initiatives that have everyone so micromanaged to the point that it has become so crazy-makingly-disabling has now become a fascination to watch - A very Machiavellian game is afoot and the inmates in cellblock YG are often blissfully unaware of their own subjugation and go about their ministrations without the benefit of a conscious agency... Thinking is too hard!

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Lynx on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:24 pm

10 out of 11 running again is a pretty good endorsement of Silver's leadership. I bet he is pretty happy with that. It will be interesting to see how many current Yukon Party MLAs show faith in Mr.Dixon by running again. So far Van Bibber and Cathers are the only ones to declare, at least that I'm aware of. I feel bad for Kate White and the NDP after Liz Hanson, her only other sitting MLA said "Thanks but no thanks!".

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Troy - disgusted public servant on Jan 26, 2021 at 4:33 pm

@thepit and @brenda - Thank you, finally people who speak the truth and say how it really is in the civil service. The situation is horrible with no end in sight. For me as a YG public servant I feel trapped in a world of unethical, abusive and corrupt behaviour. HSS where I work is a nightmare that I have seen and experienced it first hand. Family and Child Services the managers to the Director to the DM and Minister - the very definition of abuse of power, cover up and corruption.
Yukoner92 - your comments reflect everything that is wrong with our current “leaders”. The Yukon Party needs to “clean house” if they get in - enough is enough. Some sanity would be welcome and some true accountability- Minister Frost and her invisible DM Samis must be exposed and the truth of how bad it is has to come out.

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@ Yukon123 on Jan 26, 2021 at 1:33 pm

Interesting concept you raise there, Yukon123. Is it possible to run for Premier as an independent, do you know? Anyone?

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They are elected and not hired. on Jan 26, 2021 at 10:51 am

People need to remember that these individuals are VOTED into the office and the portfolios they are given to manage are often beyond their scope and they just act as a representative. It's the people below them who are hired as the experts and giving them the information.

I'm by no means defending this government and a lot of their decisions, but we have to remember that these elected officials are people, too, and it's not their fault if they don't have all the answers. It doesn't matter who is in power, everyone will complain and want the opposite.

In the end, if you don't like it, run in the election, get voted in and make the change yourself.

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Yukon123 on Jan 26, 2021 at 10:30 am

Political parties should be abolished and everyone made independent. Bring in people who are interested in doing good for all Yukoners, not just themselves and their friends. Bizarro world!

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Groucho d' North on Jan 26, 2021 at 8:29 am

I am more interested in what their platform will promise rather than who will be standing up in the Legislature saying nothing.

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Adam Smith on Jan 25, 2021 at 11:30 pm

This is a common name. Chuffed to have it copied by someone. Surprised they are so canny in opposition to me.

I look forward to this election. Liberals have spent 5 years fighting the YP govt of 2016. NDP has been lost and the YP got too good at being the opposition.
I don't think anything is a given this time around.

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Adam Smith on Jan 25, 2021 at 9:33 pm

@PSG OR perhaps the people you see as "far right" are actually just concerned about their freedom and liberty and don't want to keep pandering to every special interest group that squawks loudly. Those of us who just want the government to leave us alone are now somehow "far right". You red tories are ripping apart our local and national parties. If I wanted to support a fake conservative like Curry I would just vote for the real Liberals. That obviously is not going to happen so as I said, I will sit home rather than vote in this election so that I can at least have a clear conscience. Maybe that will show them that they need to return to true conservative values and stop the progressive takeover of the Yukon Party.

PS. He is not a breath of fresh air as you say, he was actually a minister under Pasloski for many years so if he wins it will just be same ol, same ol.

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Jim on Jan 25, 2021 at 9:21 pm

Beside all the scandals, coverups and lack of transparency, the straw that broke the camels back is their new procurement plan. You know, the one that the minister first said that they consulted with affected parties. Then did an about face and said that the consultation was done behind closed doors with various other governments in secret.
My hope is that their will be 10 chair warmers kicked to the curb. And the fear of the Yukon Party shrinking the government, when exactly did that ever happen? One could only wish.

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The Pit! on Jan 25, 2021 at 4:32 pm

Thank you Brenda.

I too work inside the ‘YG’ as a civil servant in an uncivil environment and I support your assessment. YG is an absolutely corrupted work environment and it routinely engages in unethical behaviour. When you attempt to address it they turn on you and begin a campaign of workplace terrorism - And no, that is not overly dramatic. I have watched so many people fall victim to bullying, and scapegoating by supposed pillars of our community.

It is because of beliefs and attitudes like the one that Yukoner92 expresses that these senior bureaucrats are able to get away with what they are doing. YG is little more than a schoolyard where the children are allowed to bring weapons to the classroom. So, back your truck up there Yukoner92 - You are wrong and you demonstrate very little understanding of organizational behaviour.

And while YG is doing this the YEU sits idly by collecting your dues while management turns the screws.

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ProScience Greenie on Jan 25, 2021 at 1:58 pm

@Adam Smith - maybe it is you that is moving further and further to the right.
Canada would be far better off if the CPC broke apart again. Then we would have a center right party as a home for progressive and decent Canadian conservatives... and a far right Reform type party as a home and safe-place for authoritarians, social conservatives, white supremacists and other anti-democratic neo-fascists Trump** cultists.

Young Dixon is a breath of fresh air for red Tories and if he can keep the far-right wingnuts in his party under control may do alright next election.

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Sarah on Jan 25, 2021 at 1:17 pm

Not like Don ever wanted to be there. They probably should have traded in some other lumps, like Ted Adel. Perhaps if by the grace of god Pauline gets another go, they should whittle down her portfolios. Maybe give her something like Tourism. Hoping she doesn't even make it in there. This government is a joke. Would like to see the slate the YP is lining up because anything will be better than this crew.

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BnR on Jan 25, 2021 at 11:11 am

So the Libs have premier Pillai running around making Northern Vision Development business deals left right and centre.
Streicker and Mostyn are mostly incompetent.
But who are you going to vote for? Curry and the YP are firmly in the pockets of the mining industry. Sure we need mining, but not at the expense of other things that are the reason most of us live here (hows the Wolverine cleanup going? heh heh).
Wish we had a real Yukon party that spoke for Yukoners not just industry and development corps from Outside.

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@ Liberal disaster on Jan 25, 2021 at 9:09 am

I agree wholeheartedly with your comment. Add to Pauline....

... Tracy-Anne McPhee who single-handedly and unilaterally stripped Yukoners of their right to appeal the dismissal of their complaint against a lawyer at the Law Society.... without consultation with the public and going against the Law Society's own recommendations (that were written by Chief Justice Duncan when she was Chair of the Discipline Committee at the Law Society and her NOW Deputy Minister when he was President of the Law Society.)

When the Minister of Justice is about unilaterally REMOVING existing rights of Yukoners without any consultation (obviously favouring protection of unscrupulous lawyers over protection of Yukon residents), how can she say she is working FOR Yukoners?

This is an abuse of the authority vested in her as an elected official. Did Chief Justice Duncan notice what you did there, Ms McPhee?

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Funny how 'Liberal Disaster' only brings up Pauline...get rid of McPhee on Jan 24, 2021 at 10:18 pm

The one I want gone is McPhee. She is the worst minister of education the Yukon has had-that's saying a lot as I'm not a con supporter either. This is one of the most important portfolios and you give it to somebody who has literally pissed off everybody-giving a state of the art high school to about 50- 70 French students while gr. 8's from FH are at a holding cell school. Those FH grade 8's at Wood St. are having the worst year of their high school years--no options classes, like metals, woods, foods, textiles, drama, etc. Not even a gym space to use. A terrible idea which must be fixed next year-gr.8's in FH must return to FH!
Other terrible decisions: Wood St students were bounced from their school in secret in the summer so McPhee could sneak it in, 1/2 day classes for grades 10-12 (the years that count for university and scholarships), and the worst one is that there are active cases of high school students with COVID or saying they are recovered from COVID (with no medical certificate to say so) going to schools and nobody is allowed to know which schools or who the students are.

Thanks McPhee for valuing teachers health and students health--not. Don't blame Handley, blame McPhee for that craziness. Small town, word gets around. She does not know how to do her job. She's a big disaster. Just hope they don't get a majority again. Minority and they'll have to consider some common sense decisions with the community's input and approval.

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Adam Smith on Jan 24, 2021 at 9:16 pm

What does it matter? We have 3 socialist parties here with little difference between them. Unless we get a real conservative party option, I'll be sitting this election out. Or maybe just spoil my ballot. If we don't protest somehow, the political pendulum will keep swinging further left. Currie Dixon is already turning the Yukon Party into the Liberal party. Before we know it he will go so far left, he'll be stealing ideas from the NDP. No thanks.

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Cameron on Jan 24, 2021 at 6:50 pm

@Yukoner92 - it is a sad day when you can defend corrupt behaviour and blame the victim. You are clearly the Director of Family and Children Services, one of the two managers who benefited from the group home scandal or you are affiliated in some way with Minister Frost and her liberals. I suppose you also think Donald Trump was a good president and won the election. Get a grip on reality - the liberals have been a nightmare and if you can defend them well I hear Trump is looking for supporters....honestly has all sanity in the Yukon been lost !! The facts are the facts - get a grip on reality

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Jake The Bosun on Jan 24, 2021 at 6:49 pm

E Sammons on CS Elliots (yup, that one) 6 rules for GOOD GOVERNMENT:

1. Leave Ordinary People alone -"once in power bureaucrats separate themselves from the common man..."
2. Allow innovative schooling - don't force everyone to think like you
3. Avoid Crony Capitalism - goal of Govt isn't to grease the wheels of industry with perks and bailouts
4. Keep The Peace - just allow people to live without interference
5. Institute ONLY NECESSARY LAWS - (I love this one)
6. Good Government Requires Good People - he means politicians AND us too!

Turns out Narnia had a point, a good one too. (The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe )

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Brenda on Jan 24, 2021 at 5:51 pm

@Yukon92 - I am still a bureaucrat employed by YG and have watched the liberal destruction !! You are right I do have a lot of hate working for people who are unethical and participate in wrongdoing. I wish I had the integrity and strength that others have had to stand up but I don’t, I have a family to support. You must be a Liberal EA or some person who has benefited from this Liberal nightmare. I had the privilege to work for some of the individuals who were terminated by these unethical thugs. If you can defend what has occurred you are part of the problem. Get off the Liberal pedestal and get some ethics and some integrity Dr........

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Juniper Jackson on Jan 24, 2021 at 10:21 am

When voting locally, we have to think about what the Federal parties are doing.

Trudeau gave China 500 million dollars for covid vaccine. The Chinese vaccine did not pass trials and the deal was cancelled. Trudeau did not ask for, or get, our 500 million dollars back. Canada is now 7th in line for vaccines.
Trudeau vows to bring in 1.2 million refugees/migrants/immigrants when there are no jobs, no housing for them. Placing the burdens on the Territories and Provinces. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/mendicino-immigration-pandemic-refugees-1.5782642
Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance engaged in insider trading....should be a 10 year sentence. He was allowed to resign his ministry, but not his riding over the WE scandal. Trudeau has since closed down all investigations into the SNC and WE scandal.

At the G7 Trudeau pledged $400 million to Education around the world along with another $180 million to the Global Partnership for Education in Europe. None of it is going to fix our messed up school systems here at home. Meanwhile education costs are skyrocketing for our young adults, making university a mountain too high for many to climb.

Trudeau pledged $241 million to Family Planning around the world including a $20 million donation to the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation (because they have integrity!). This all happened while Trudeau told vets that they were asking too much.
Trudeau pledged $2.65 billion to climate change at the Commonwealth Leaders Summit and now Trudeau is trying to bully the provinces into new taxes to pay for this pledge.
Trudeau pledged $300 million to the Rohingya Refugee crisis while we have a refugee crisis of our own flooding into Quebec that Trudeau won't address.
Trudeau pledged $125 million to Caribbean Reconstruction while our own infrastructure in cities is falling apart.
Trudeau pledged $650 million to Sexual and Reproductive health in Haiti and around the globe wanting safer abortions for women while many women in our own country are left without a family doctor.
Trudeau pledged $50 million to Palestine for flood relief when New Brunswick had some of the worst flooding in decades this last spring.

Trudeau pledged $840 million to Syria for Humanitarian Assistance when half the native reserves in our country don't have clean drinking water.
Trudeau gave $10.5 million to a convicted "CONVICTED" terrorist in a backroom deal that has led to another $30.8 million paid out for three others who say they were wrongfully detained.
Trudeau spent $4.5 billion on a 65 year old pipeline, and now the courts have ruled it shut down. Now it's back on (at a delay cost of $250 million) - good investment for Canada Trudeau said? (And KM uses that money to build a pipeline in Texas).

I have another 16 pages if anyone is interested. I don't know how anyone in the Liberal party can hold their head up.

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Liberal disaster on Jan 23, 2021 at 8:38 pm

Announcing Pauline is running for you again isn't exactly a way to illicit excitement.

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I have lost faith in humanity and rational thought on Jan 23, 2021 at 6:15 pm

https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/bonokoski-losing-faith-in-justin-trudeau-ever-again-telling-the-truth?fbclid=IwAR3QdcF6GVOQJN4JtWTbtA9kReCzHTSVtRZPezJI4YSGI1W3jZmMNgZJ9os

There is not one reason to vote Liberal. Yet, they'll probably win. They've literally desecrated each and every liberal agenda they claimed to spearhead. But that doesn't matter because the Liberals are an accessible party that will leave you with a smile. The Conservative platform is convoluted in technical terms and jargon that people simply boil it down to, "Conservatives want more money and will screw over the social system and the environment. They'll also cost government jobs."

When people vote they have to ask, "Am i voting for what's good for me or what's good for Whitehorse, The Yukon, and Canada?"
As long as we keep thinking about ourselves and are fine with throwing the debt to the next generation and inflating the economy beyond an affordable amount (try to buy a home lately), the Liberals will continue to win. Not to mention the introduction of mail in balloting.

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Yukoner92 on Jan 23, 2021 at 4:26 pm

@Brenda
You sound an awful lot like a bureaucrat who got canned and now hates senior management and the political party that happened to be in power at the time. You'll probably be happier if you can try to let it go and move on with your life. Holding on to all that hate must be tiring.

As for privacy and ATIPP, the liberals are much more transparent than the Yukon Party. It's not even close so you either have amnesia from when they were in power or just weren't paying attention. For example, the Yukon Party would barely even talk to the media or answer their questions, they would never even think of holding daily media scrums after legislative sessions which the Liberals seemed to make a habit of from what I've heard. The Yukon Party refused to put in a lobbyist registry which the Liberals have now done and to top it off the Yukon Party made changes to the ATIPP act to make it more restrictive. They broadened the definition of information which could be held in secrecy. They did this because as Wade Istchenko said, "We need to be able to have more frank discussions behind closed doors". The Information and Privacy Commissioner did not recommend those changes and spoke against them saying they were without precedent in Canada.

So in what world is the current Liberal government worse than the Yukon Party when it comes to transparency?

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Patti Eyre on Jan 23, 2021 at 2:16 pm

@Josie: “we have many really stupid and gullible people here now”. I dare say you prove that point in spades!

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With nothing to complain about on Jan 23, 2021 at 10:23 am

Headline...Yukon Party Plants Pepper Paper....details at the next Liberal majority win.
That's politics though. The beauty is folks can vote to continue with good government over the old tired YP.

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comen sense on Jan 23, 2021 at 7:39 am

The list is too long to explain again via comments that the current YG is not accountable this will be the last tax paying dollars you get to spend with this next election. Is the comment too harsh Steve?

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Josey Wales on Jan 23, 2021 at 7:15 am

I do know we have many great folks here in our Yukon, but I also know we have a large import/indoctrination victims and general public school syndrome types as of late.

...in short, we have many really stupid and gullible people here now, and some professional division experts claiming this as home.
Team SS will do just fine, our state broadcaster will make certain of it.
Team SS sycophants will network with "their people" in media propping up ALL things SS YLP & LLB CLP as thee absolute shite needed in your subjugated life.
all things done via team SS and LLB, are done for our safety and security...not their personal interests or agendas.

Which of course is complete bulls**t, but as stated...heaps of stupid folks buy near anything pedaled from these snake oil sales "persons".
We have been sold a big load of scat since the late 1960's, with papa pinching off the first log.... the mold for their absolute "engineered society".
His alleged child picked up daddies sickle and carried on (like a great reset), with the help of teachers everywhere....here we are!

Ruled by the offspring of teachers unions, like team SS and our lispy ladyboy in Ottawa.
I can thank the Canadian Charter of Privilege's and Considerations passed into law in 1982.
The document outline all things we think we are, till we are deemed NOT by doctors and their political masters.
CCoR&F's morphed into CCoP&C under these idiots... via doctors?
NWT's top doctor has a BMI in the double digits, blood type gravy...and she is lecturing US on health and safety....wow!
What next team red, child safety tips from Karla?
Ramblish..yes I admit, but each character is essential & relevant.

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Platonius on Jan 23, 2021 at 4:31 am

They've made some honest mistakes but at least they are not as bad as the Yukon Party used to be. Let's not return to that "friends of the government pillage".

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EJ on Jan 22, 2021 at 9:31 pm

Well the economy is doing great, we now have 0 cases of covid, they protected the Peel, they are introducing a universal childcare program and they cut business tax by 3% (as a small business owner I thank you for that). Good enough for me to support Sandy and his crew for another term. Aside from Covid things are going quite well overall.

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Brenda on Jan 22, 2021 at 6:39 pm

Lest we forget - the Liberals were welcomed to power after years of the Yukon party. They ran on transparency and have been an absolute disaster. Minister Frost and her ADM - the group home scandal. The Director, the manager who outright lied and the former manager of group homes - all still working for YG zero accountability. The Salvation Army shelter disaster, the thousands upon thousands of dollars of public funds fighting the Privacy Commissioner. The Yukon can not afford another Liberal government. The list of corruption, scandal and cover up is endless. They fired the good ones and kept and moved the wrongdoers - do not forget.

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Edie rue on Jan 22, 2021 at 6:37 pm

The current liberal government has done an outstanding job, definitely no complaints and I’ll vote liberal again. I think our southern neighbour played too closely to the fascist end of the spectrum, which makes some of these comments in here understandable as fascism is a fast moving virus. Remember, Yukon is a big government territory, and conservative platforms like smaller governments. If you want to replace government services with private companies, for say health and justice services, then conservative you are. If you think like that, then I think your dumb.

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JC on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:50 pm

Don't be surprised to see Obama and Bunker Joe come up during the election campaign this year to prop up the Lieberals.

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Thomas Brewer on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:45 pm

Don't think we can afford to have a second term Lieberal [sic] government.

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TMYK on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:24 pm

You need to serve at least two terms to get a pension. I'm sure that has nothing to do with it though.

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Real on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:22 pm

Good luck...my peeps tell me you're gonna need it. Unfortunately you have alienated many groups in a vain attempt to satisfy a few.

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Bye Bye Ted on Jan 22, 2021 at 3:10 pm

Ted Adel? Has that guy done anything since being elected? He MIGHT have flipped a couple burgers at a neighborhood BBQ at the very most.
You can see him regularly dozing off in the back row during Question Period.

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Mike on Jan 22, 2021 at 2:41 pm

That's nice and good luck with that. Running is your privilege, who gets elected is ours, and I don't see anyone in this Government getting reelected. Sandy is a great leader with great enthusiasm but since you've been in power you've empowered the drug dealers and robbers with a weak justice system that makes excuses for them. The homeless have more say what goes on in Whitehorse rather than the homeowners. And the transparency promised was an out and out lie. Hand out Tender jobs to first nations without putting it up for tender, calling the Alaska Highway their land. You think you can make decisions based on race without consulting all sides is totally unethical and the Minister of Social Services Child Protection is a failure lacking in genuine care and concern for the victims of others.

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Well he has all summer to make us forget on Jan 22, 2021 at 2:37 pm

The vaccine rollout, the treatment of MAD, the failure to shut down our border, forcing businesses to close, failure to work with the private sector, spending time in the legislature not answering questions but instead making snide and overbearing remarks (read the Hansards). Doing backroom deals with interested parties and not being transparent. Failing to allow any discussion with opposition parties and passing numerous bills that underwent zero scrutiny under the guise of "state of emergency," not properly informing the public about CERB and who it was for, not addressing the increase of drug use in the yukon, increasing the carbon tax and not asking to be exempt like NWT for heating fuel, saying that you do public consultation but don't listen to anything THANKS FOR THAT SUPER HIGHWAY! Gov workers allowing shoddy work to be signed off and we're stuck with the bill

I could go on

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