Yukon Legislative Assembly
|Yukon Legislative Assembly |
Assemblée législative du Yukon
|34th Yukon Legislative Assembly|
|7 November 2016|
|Legislative Building |
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
The Yukon Legislative Assembly is the legislative assembly for Yukon, Canada. It has 19 elected members. It is presided over by the Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. There are five political parties in the territory. Three parties are represented in the legislature. The Yukon Liberal Party has a majority of the seats.
The assembly was created in 1977 by the Yukon Elections Act. Members to the assembly were first elected in a general election in 1978. The Legislative Assembly is the only legislature of Canada's territories that has political parties. The legislature for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut follow a consensus government without political parties.
References[change | change source]
- "Yukon Legislative Assembly". www.legassembly.gov.yk.69ca.