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September 17, 2021

Trudeau must fire candidate charged with sexual assault

Ottawa, ON – The Conservative Party National Campaign today released the following statement on Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York: “Last night, media reported that Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York was charged with sexual assault in 2019 – a fact that Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Party of Canada, and...

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September 13, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole shares plan to support parents

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, shared his plan to support parents. “The last thing I want new and expecting parents to worry about is their income or how they’re going to pay for essentials like cribs, car seats, and clothes when Justin Trudeau...

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September 12, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan to support grieving parents

Vancouver, BC – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, announced his plan to support parents experiencing the trauma of a miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of a child. “Every year, thousands of Canadian parents struggle with the loss of a child, but our current benefits system does not...

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September 11, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan for the GTA

Whitby, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, released his plan to improve the lives of Canadians in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Nearly one in five Canadians live in the GTA, but families in these communities are increasingly worried about finding a home they can...

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Meet The Candidate

Meet Barbara

A Yukon resident since 1989, Barbara Dunlop has worked as a public servant, a local volunteer and is a bestselling romance novelist.

Barbara believes Yukoners deserve authentic representation in Ottawa to secure the supports and resources they need to enhance their quality of life and further their dreams for their businesses, families and interests. 

Recently retired from the Yukon Public Service, Barbara served as the Yukon Film Commissioner, Director of Business and Industry Development and Director of Policy, Planning and Communications. She has worked with businesses across all economic sectors, including retail, manufacturing, tourism, mining, culture and innovation. She has the experience to understand and advocate for Yukon’s business needs and then ensure government listens.

Along with her husband, bush pilot Gordon Dunlop, Barbara raised two children in Yukon. Having served on school councils, she is passionate about helping young people flourish and prepare for their future through career and skills development. 

An avid supporter of the creative community, Barbara co-organized many writers events, bringing editors, authors and agents from across Canada to mentor Yukon authors. Barbara has written romance novels set in locations across North America—some of her favorites being Yukon and Alaska. Her books have been translated into dozens of languages and published in numerous countries around the world.

With broad understanding of northern issues and a deep commitment to the Yukon, Barbara has the experience to make sure Yukoners are heard in Ottawa.

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