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Sep 22, 2011

Election Results: Darrell Pasloski of the Yukon Party has been re-elected as Premier of the Yukon Territories. The Yukon Party has won a majority government.

Nomination deadline: September 19, 2011
Territorial election: October 11, 2011

Currently, the Premier of the Yukon Territories is Darrell Pasloski of the Yukon Party.

Party platforms

Liberal Party
Leader: Arthur Mitchell
Platform: Here for Yukoners
"Working with childcare providers to ensure that parents of special needs children are not charged more for childcare by improving existing government programs to help offset additional costs."
"Modifying the child subsidy policy to prevent child support payments from being considered as income
to ensure fairness to parents in all circumstances."
>>See page 5 in pdf.
>> Press release: Liberals Announce Plan to Support Early Learning and Childcare

New Democratic Party
Leader: Liz Hanson
Platform: Where we stand
"We will... expand and improve Early Childhood Education programs which will improve school readiness, student experience and outcomes"
>> See "Education"
>> Public Services

Yukon Party
Leader: Darrell Pasloski
Party website: Announcements

Yukon First Nations Party
Leader: Gerald Dickson Sr.
News article: Yukon's First Nations Party


Yukon Election Forum
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Time: 6-8 pm
Place: Gold Rush Inn Town Hall

The Yukon Child Care Association is co-hosting a Yukon Election Forum around early childhood development and care, and highlighting Yukoners Living With Disabilities.
Free Child Minding available to Forum Attendees with children ages 2-12
There will be 3-4 experienced child care providers, RSVP if you require child care.

To RSVP or if you have any questions, contact Leah Davy Ryckman, Executive Director of Autism Yukon at

News articles

Liberals champion child care
Yukon News, 19 Sep 2011

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