Election 2021

From right to left: Yukon Party candidate Cynthia Lyslo, NDP candidate Jason Cook and Liberal incumbent Tracy-Anne McPhee. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Riverdale South

A teacher and a school council chair are up against the Liberal incumbent

From right to left: Yukon Party candidate Cynthia Lyslo, NDP candidate Jason Cook and Liberal incumbent Tracy-Anne McPhee. (Submitted)
Mayor Dan Curtis listens to a councillor on the phone during a city council meeting in Whitehorse on April 14, 2020. Curtis is stepping back from his mayoral duties while he runs in the territorial election. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Mayor steps back as territorial election gets underway

Coun. Jan Stick will take on mayor duties until April 13

Mayor Dan Curtis listens to a councillor on the phone during a city council meeting in Whitehorse on April 14, 2020. Curtis is stepping back from his mayoral duties while he runs in the territorial election. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
Riverdale South resident Mallory Lipscomb greets canvassers at the door in Whitehorse on March 16. Elections Yukon has released a guide to help parties campaign during the 2021 territorial election. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

What does election campaigning look like in a pandemic?

Lots of hand sanitizer and virtual events

Riverdale South resident Mallory Lipscomb greets canvassers at the door in Whitehorse on March 16. Elections Yukon has released a guide to help parties campaign during the 2021 territorial election. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
First-time voter Faith Logan casts her ballot in Whitehorse Centre on Nov. 7, 2016. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

More candidates finalized ahead of possible spring election

All three parties began riding nominations in January

First-time voter Faith Logan casts her ballot in Whitehorse Centre on Nov. 7, 2016. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Premier Sandy Silver announces the dissolving of the legislative assembly for a spring territorial election at a press conference in Whitehorse on Mar. 12. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)

Liberals call spring election; voting day will be April 12

“I believe the time is now,” said Premier Sandy Silver.

Premier Sandy Silver announces the dissolving of the legislative assembly for a spring territorial election at a press conference in Whitehorse on Mar. 12. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News)
Voters enter the polling station at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre to cast their ballots in the 2015 Whitehorse municipal election. As the city preps for the 2021 municipal vote, council has passed the first two readings of a bylaw that would govern the election. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Voters enter the polling station at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre to cast their ballots in the 2015 Whitehorse municipal election. As the city preps for the 2021 municipal vote, council has passed the first two readings of a bylaw that would govern the election. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)