Whitehorse wasn't consulted on Yukon gov't decision to withdraw Canada Winter Games bid, city says


The City of Whitehorse says it wasn’t consulted on the Yukon Government’s decision to withdraw a bid to host the Canada Winter Games — despite that bid being a joint venture between them.

In a statement to CBC News, a spokesperson for the city said the city was informed of the territorial government’s decision on Monday morning. That’s also when the territory publicly announced its decision.

That’s despite a memorandum of understanding that described the two governments as equal partners in public communications about the games.

That document, which was tabled in the Yukon Legislature Thursday by the Yukon Party, laid out responsibilities for both governments and described a commitment to a “co-operative and

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