Garbage Truck Santa - Wayne Henderson
Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 - 9 minutes
Wayne Henderson has been decorating his garbage truck for the holiday season since 1991 and his efforts have grown into the Yukon legend that is Garbage Truck Santa. On November 27th, 2019, the last day of the Yukon Legislative Assembly, parliamentarians rose to pay tribute to Wayne Henderson and his venerable Christmas Spirit. Listen to Minister of Highways and Public Works, Richard Mostyn and NDP Leader Kate White pay tribute to Garbage Truck Santa.
Light rain shower
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