Government of Yukon


FOR RELEASE
September 29, 2017

Legislative agenda set for fall sitting

The Government of Yukon has set the agenda for the fall sitting, which will begin on October 3 at 1 p.m.

During this sitting, the government will table legislation including the Act to Amend the Workers’ Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (2017), and the Legal Profession Act, 2017.

The public is invited to attend the opening of the fall sitting at 2071 Second Avenue in Whitehorse.

Quotes

“I am looking forward to another productive sitting as we work to set this government on the path of strong financial management. We are committed to open, constructive conversations with members, and we hope to pass a number of bills that will shape a healthier future for the territory and make Yukoners’ lives better.”

–Premier Sandy Silver

Quick facts

  • Legislation being tabled in the fall sitting will include:
    • Act to Amend the Workers’ Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (2017)
    • Public Airports Act
    • Act to Amend the Dental Profession Act (2017)
    • Act to Amend the Pounds Act (2017)
    • Missing Persons Act
    • Legal Profession Act, 2017

Learn more: Yukon Legislative Assembly

Contact:

Sunny Patch
Cabinet Communications
867-393-7478
sunny.patch@gov.yk.ca

News Release #17-198