Mining is Essential
Mining is essential to the Yukon – not only for our economy as we face the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – it’s part of our cultural identity. It’s depicted on our license plate; it’s why we take visiting friends and family to Dawson City to enjoy a show at...Keep Reading
Our resource sector needs Canadians’ support, and Canadians need our resource sector
Canadian resource industries have put a lot of food on my family’s table. I work for the Yukon’s hard rock and placer miners. Prior to that I worked in the hospitality industry and enjoyed firsthand the spin-off benefits mining provides our territory’s economy. Previous to entering the workforce myself, my...Keep Reading
Why Did MP Larry Bagnell Vote Against Supporting Cancer Victims?
It’s been an eventful few weeks in Canadian politics, so one would hope that Yukoners’ interests are being well represented in Ottawa by our Member of Parliament, Larry Bagnell. Undeniably, the most prevalent issue involves protestors across the country who oppose the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline in Wet'suwet'en First Nation...Keep Reading
Auditor General of Canada Confirms Investigation into the Liberal Government’s Infrastructure Plan
Luc Berthold, Conservative Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Communities, issued the following statement after receiving confirmation from the Office of the Auditor General of Canada that they will conduct an audit of the Liberal government’s Investing in Canada Plan: “Yesterday, I was pleased to receive a letter from Sylvain Ricard, the...Keep Reading