Yukon Government Announces New Cabinet
May 10, 2021 | Category: Government Updates
Whitehorse, YT—Government of Yukon Premier, Sandy Silver, announced his cabinet on May 3, following a provincial election in April.
“I have confidence in this team of individuals and am excited to get back to the work of governing to improve the quality of life for all Yukoners,” said Silver. “Our experience working together in government only makes us stronger, and that groundwork has provided a stable foundation to push onwards. I look forward to collaborating with all MLAs; I know we can work together to do great things for the Yukon.”
Hon. Nils Clarke (MLA for Riverdale North) was appointed as Minister of Highways and Public Works and as the Minister of Environment. He
Hewas first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly on November 7, 2016, and was re-elected on April 12, 2021.
Hon. Richard Mostyn has moved into new roles as Minister of Community Services and as the Minister responsible for Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board.
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More information: https://yukon.ca/en/news/new-yukon-cabinet-sworn-commissioner
About Hon. Nils Clarke
The Hon. Nils Clarke was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election for the 34th Legislative Assembly on November 7, 2016. He was re-elected in the general election for the 35th Legislative Assembly on April 12, 2021.
The Hon. Mr. Clarke was elected the 25th Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly on January 12, 2017. As Speaker, he was also Chair of the Members' Services Board.
Minister Clarke was appointed to the Executive Council of Yukon (cabinet) on May 3, 2021. He is currently Minister of Highways and Public Works and Minister of Environment.
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