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)

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted


Wyatt’s World for May 27, 2020

Yukon Party elects new leader

Dixon wins Yukon Party leadership

Construction to get underway on new skate park

Project expected to take six months

Restaurants and personal services businesses to open next week

Industry-specific guidelines for reopening are available online

Today’s mailbox: Healthcare, COVID-19 and taxes

Letters to the editor published May 22

Yukon Teachers’ Association elects new president

Holy Family Elementary School principal Ted Hupé has been elected president of… Continue reading

Yukon government clarifies businesses available to travellers

Travellers can stop anywhere along the approved route in one of the marked communities

Eight people arrested over three days on drug-related charges

The Yukon RCMP’s crime reduction unit arrested eight people in the span… Continue reading

City hall, briefly

A look at decisions made by Whitehorse city council this week. Rezoning… Continue reading

Liard First Nation postpones chief, council election

Liard First Nation (LFN) has postponed the election for chief and council… Continue reading

Yukon government releases policing priorities

The Yukon government has released its policing priorities for 2020-21. The government… Continue reading

Youth arrested after 36 windows broken at École Emilie Tremblay

Whitehorse RCMP have arrested a youth after three-dozen windows were broken at… Continue reading

Most Read