$1.9B Liberal budget passes as Yukon Legislature ends spring sitting


The spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly finished Thursday much like how it started: with the Yukon Party pushing for a “new vision” from the new premier, the NDP dining on the spoils of its confidence and supply agreement (CASA) and a minority Liberal government trying to appear large and in charge.

MLAs will return to their ridings after passing the territory’s $1.94-billion budget, a spending plan the government is promoting as one that makes key investments but has also been criticized for its debt load and rising capital costs.

The Liberals’ budget passed with support from the NDP while the Yukon Party voted against it.

The legislature also passed several pieces

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