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April 09, 2019

Open Letter to Senator Pat Duncan Re: Bill C-71

Dear Senator Duncan,   Although conveyed previously in person, I would once again like to congratulate you on your appointment to the Senate of Canada.   With your considerable experience pertaining to federal, territorial and First Nations matters, particularly during such remarkable advances in our territory’s governance, from devolution of...

April 04, 2019

Once again, MP’s talk doesn’t match the walk

As the SNC Lavalin saga has continued to rage for over two months now, we have come a long way from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s initial robotic and legalistic nothing-to-see-here denial. But multiple departures from the veritable “who’s who” of elected, political and senior officials at the highest level of...

March 05, 2019

Where do you stand Mr. Bagnell?

Where do you stand Mr. Bagnell? At the time of this writing, things are not looking very good for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. A growing list of incumbent federal Liberal caucus members have announced they will not seek re-election and (so far) two very capable female members of his oft-lauded...

February 20, 2019

Open Letter to the Hon. P.C. Larry Bagnell

Open Letter to the Hon. P.C. Larry Bagnell Member of Parliament for Yukon   Dear Mr. Bagnell,   These past weeks have raised many concerning questions regarding:   the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould’s surprise resignation as Minister of Veterans Affairs; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s motives for shuffling her out of her...

January 21, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the North out in the cold

As published by the Whitehorse Star on January 21, 2019 On Jan. 14, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet in the wake of Treasury Board president Scott Brison’s resignation. The timing of Brison’s departure is seen by many as a move to distance the Trudeau Liberals from the pending...

October 29, 2018

Meet and Greet with Jonas Nov 15

Please join Jonas. J. Smith – Conservative Party of Canada’s Candidate for Yukon MP – at a meet and greet to hear about his vision for the territory.   Thursday, November 15 5:00 p.m. Coast, High Country Inn – Ballroom A Whitehorse   Enjoy refreshments, live music and the opportunity...

September 25, 2018

Jonas Smith Secures Conservative Party of Canada Nomination for Yukon

Whitehorse, Yukon – Jonas J. Smith has secured the Conservative Party of Canada’s nomination to seek election as a Member of Parliament (MP) in Yukon’s sole seat in the House of Commons at the next federal election. Smith, 44, and a long-time Whitehorse resident, announced his intention to seek the...