Curry Dixon says Yukon Party Caucus has demonstrated that they are the strongest official opposition that Yukon has ever seen as MLA Critic roles are updated.
YP Critic Assignments
Curry Dixon, leader of the Official Opposition has announced the critic roles for the Yukon Party saying, since 2016, the Yukon Party Caucus has demonstrated that they are the strongest official opposition that Yukon has ever seen.
Stacey Hassard, MLA for Pelly-Nisutlin will remain Leader of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly and will take on the new role of critic for Ethics and Accountability in addition to his role as critic for Highways and Public Works.
Scott Kent, MLA for Copperbelt South will remain House Leader and will take on the role of critic for Yukon Energy Corporation and Yukon Development Corporation in addition to his roles as critic for Education and Energy Mines & Resources.
Brad Cathers, MLA for Lake Laberge will remain Deputy House Leader will take on the new role of critic for Finance and Fiscal Sustainability while maintaining his critic roles for Democratic Institutions, Justice, Protective Services, and Agriculture. Cathers will also be moving onto the Standing Committee on Public Accounts which is the primary committee responsible for scrutinizing government spending and Auditor General reports.
Geraldine Van Bibber, MLA for Porter Creek North will take on the role as critic of the Executive Council Office, Public Service Commission, and Women's Directorate while maintaining her critic role for Community Services.
Wade Istchenko, MLA for Kluane will take on the new role of critic for Tourism and Economic Recovery while keeping his roles for the Yukon Liquor Corporation, Yukon Lottery Commission, and Environment.
And, Patti McLeod, MLA for Watson Lake will take on the new role of critic for Housing and Land Development while maintaining her roles for Health and Social Services, and the Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board. McLeod will also take on the critic role for the French Language Services Directorate