Harper to visit territory next week

Harper to visit territory next week Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be back in Whitehorse this month for his 10th Yukon visit.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be back in Whitehorse this month for his 10th Yukon visit.

The Yukon Conservative Association will host Harper along with MP Ryan Leef and Senator Daniel Lang at a summer reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 21.

Although the event is open to the public, the location has not been released.

Participants can pre-register online or register in person at the old Shell gas station on the Alaska Highway beginning at 4:45 p.m. on the day of the event.

Shuttle buses will take people to the actual event location between 4:45 and 5:45, and begin returning people back to the Shell station at 8 p.m.

Valid government-issued photo identification is required, according to the invitation from the Yukon Conservative Association.

“Bring your family and friends to share a special evening with the prime minister and help celebrate his 10th Yukon visit!” the invitation reads.

The association will also be accepting non-perishable food donations at the event in support of the Whitehorse Food Bank.

(Jacqueline Ronson)

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