Finances

Leah Drewcock, CIRP, LIT, Senior Vice-President, MNP Ltd.

Breathe easier and stay on top of your paperless bills in three simple steps

By Leah Drewcock, CIRP, LIT, senior vice-president MNP Ltd. The move to…

  • Mar 8, 2021

 

Leah Drewcock, CIRP, LIT, Senior Vice-President, MNP Ltd.

Smart Credit – Is it more important than good credit?

By Leah Drewcock, CIRP, LIT, senior vice-president MNP Ltd. What is smart…

  • Feb 15, 2021

 

Premier Sandy Silver talks to media in Whitehorse on March 19. According to the premier, who is also the finance minister, the Yukon government ran a $2.6 million deficit in the 2019-2020 fiscal year, instead of the surplus it had originally predicted. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon government ran a $2.6 million deficit in 2019-2020

Deficit attributed to lower-than-expected revenue, higher expenses on health and social side

 

‘Fall’ out of debt using the Snowball Method

Repaying smallest debt first, then moving on to the next one can build motivation and momentum

  • Oct 5, 2020

Finding financial solutions in uncertain times

Dealing with debt during COVID: How are you coping?

  • Sep 7, 2020

Yukon public accounts show $18.7 million surplus for 2017-2018

The non-consolidated surplus is almost triple what the Liberals had predicted

Yukon government considers changing the leave of absence laws

A public feedback period on the proposed changes is open until Oct. 6

What’s next for the financial advisory panel’s recommendations?

We’ll find out in the spring

  • Nov 30, 2017

On the deficit, the Yukon government is hamstringing itself

Meanwhile, the Yukon Party is being dishonest about its own role in inflating spending

  • Nov 28, 2017

In Yukon’s budget battle, politics trumps reason

It’s a shame our politicians have decided to take months of consultation and throw it in the trash

Lesson spurned: The New Zealand sales tax experience

Would it have worked here? Looks like we’ll never know

  • Nov 23, 2017

Beware of debt

Don’t be a Trudeau, Silver

  • Nov 21, 2017

Silver rules out HST, layoffs and royalty changes

Yukon’s financial advisory panel has released its final report

How sustainable is the Yukon government pension plan?

This column has everything: actuaries, unfunded liabilities, C.D Howe Institute reports….

  • Nov 9, 2017

Public accounts show the Yukon in deficit for 2016-17

Yukon Party originally projected $9.5 million surplus. Documents show a deficit of $5.4 million

The Yukon doesn’t have a revenue problem

A sales tax is a good idea, but only if it’s accompanied by cuts to spending and income tax

  • Sep 28, 2017

Silver silent on finance panel recommendation

Slash spending, upper management to save money, KPMA, union say

Higher interest rates are going to hurt

Rates are heading back towards historic norms. In our high-debt society, that’s bad news

  • Jul 25, 2017