Policies

P-11

Northern Infrastructure

Passed

Moved by Liberal Party of Canada (Yukon)

Priority Resolution

WHEREAS investments in infrastructure is critical to the advancement of northern economies;

WHEREAS the North is a significant contributor to the future of Canada both nationally and on the international stage (sovereignty);

WHEREAS there are unique engineering challenges faced in the north due to climate change, permafrost and cold conditions;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Liberal Party of Canada through government to government relationships, will be a strong partner assisting the territorial and municipal governments established in Yukon and Yukon First Nations governments in the development of appropriate infrastructures trough significant financial contributions especially in the following areas: housing, 2nd fibre optic cable, road and airport development and upgrades, and energy infrastructure.