Whitehorse Votes: Meet the 17 candidates for city council


One thing’s already certain about Whitehorse’s municipal election — the new city government will look a lot different than the last one. 

With longtime mayor Dan Curtis not running again, the city will soon have a new mayor. And there will be at least four new councillors this time, as only two councillors are running for re-election to the six-person council (two other sitting councillors are running to be mayor).

CBC Yukon asked the 17 prospective councillors to briefly summarize why they’re running, and what their priorities are.

Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Some submissions have been edited for length. 

Dave Blottner

My wife and I have lived in Whitehorse for

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