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July 13, 2021

Jonas J. Smith Acclaimed as the Yukon’s Conservative Party of Canada Candidate

Whitehorse, Yukon – As media speculation surrounding an impending federal election call continues to gain momentum, the Yukon’s Conservative Association (YCA) is pleased to announce the acclamation of Jonas J. Smith as the Yukon candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada, after his successful interview with the party’s candidate nomination...

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June 07, 2021

Conservatives standing up to Liberals’ unprecedented attacks on freedom of speech

Ottawa, ON – Rachael Harder, Conservative Shadow Minister for Digital Government, and Alain Rayes, Conservative Shadow Minister for Canadian Heritage, issued the following statement after the Liberals and the Bloc Québécois shamefully colluded to try to ram Bill C-10 through Parliament, which aims to regulate the social media content of...

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May 11, 2021

Conservatives call on the Trudeau government to invoke pipeline treaty to save Line 5

Ottawa, ON – Greg McLean, Conservative Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, and the Hon. Michael Chong, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Gérard Deltell, House Leader of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on Enbridge Line 5: “Canadian energy security is at risk. “The governor of Michigan is...

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April 29, 2021

Erin O’Toole calls on Trudeau to vaccinate Canadians by May long weekend

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on Justin Trudeau to ensure Canadians have vaccines by the May long weekend: “Today, Canada’s Conservatives are calling on the Trudeau government to ensure...

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Jonas J Smith

Meet The Candidate

Jonas J. Smith is the Conservative Party of Canada’s Yukon candidate for the 2021 federal election.

Jonas is professionally known in the Yukon as an advocate for the territory’s responsible mining industry and for his volunteer work with the Every Student, Every Day student attendance charity, as well as his decades of experience in the hospitality industry and arts community.

His political experience includes serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Yukon Premier, representing the Yukon on the Conservative Party of Canada’s National Council, and serving as the Yukon candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in the 2019 federal election.

Jonas believes in equal opportunity, personal freedom and accountability, and that Canadians know how to spend their own money better than the government.

He is the third generation in his family to call the Yukon home, and is proud to be raising the fourth along with his wife Erika in the Whitehorse area.

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