Policies

B-14

Energy – Northern Initiatives

Moved by Liberal Party of Canada (Yukon)

WHEREAS nowhere more than the north is energy critical to sustain northern communities and industry;

WHEREAS there is a very high reliance on hydrocarbon-based fuels to provide energy today;

WHEREAS the renewable sources of energy for heating and light have reached full capacity;

WHEREAS Yukon offers opportunities for the establishment of new technologies;

WHEREAS Yukon's geographical and climatological aspects are conducive to development of energy sources like solar;

WHEREAS pursuing a "greener" lifestyle is both environmentally sound and increases quality of life;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Liberal Party of Canada will assist Yukon in the development of appropriate incentives to move our local energy production to adopt effective technology in order to reduce environmental damage.