Delivering Results for You

Brad has worked for you as an MLA &
a Minister on initiatives including:

  • Domestic Water Well Program established
  • Domestic Water Well Program made available in all Yukon municipalities
  • New pumper fire truck and pumper-tanker for Hootalinqua Fire Department
  • New pumper fire truck and pumper-tanker for Ibex Valley Fire Department
  • Deep Creek/Grizzly Valley Community Well and Fire Truck Refill Station opened for use
  • Water storage tanks added to Ibex Valley Fire Hall, increasing fire truck refill capacity by over 5,000 gallons
  • Implemented Yukon-wide 911 service in July 2016
  • Expanded cellular phone service, including two new cell towers in the Lake Laberge riding
  • Cell service upgraded to 4G
  • Research Forest opened for public use, and trail network developed
  • Playground added to Research Forest at request of local parents
  • Little Ox-Bow lake day use and swimming area opened at Research Forest
  • Turning lanes at both Couch Road entrances built, at the request of many constituents
  • Widened & resurfaced Hot Springs Road
  • New asphalt on the Mayo Road (North Klondike Highway)
  • Turning lanes & other work at intersections – Deep Creek, Shallow Bay, Couch Road and Mayo Road
  • Resurfaced parts of Alaska Highway in Ibex area
  • Chipseal on Old Alaska Highway
  • Building Code amended to make it cheaper and easier to build a log home – eliminating the requirement for an energy audit, and replacing it with a simple minimum thickness requirement for exterior log walls 


  • Changes to the Agriculture Policy constituents asked for including ‘one for one’ land pricing (matching cost to value of the land)
  • Negotiated Growing Forward 2 federal funding
  • Land set aside for future Agriculture infrastructure under a lease with Yukon Agricultural Association
  • Increased funding for Fireweed Community Market & Yukon Agricultural Association
  • Purchased mobile abattoir, no-till drill & other equipment

Health & Social Services:

  • $12.7 million Health Human Resource Strategy to increase access to family physicians, nurses & other health professionals – including bursary programs for Yukon students
  • More Family Physicians
  • More medical specialist services available locally
  • “811” Yukon HealthLine
  • Telehealth network expanded to include all nursing stations & hospitals
  • Increased funding for Whitehorse General Hospital
  • Increased the Travel for Medical Treatment Subsidy
  • Negotiated federal funding to reduce Health Care Wait Times
  • Social Assistance Reform
  • Increased support for child care and early learning
  • New Family Supports for Children with Disabilities program
  • More mental health services including new rural positions, a youth clinician, new psychiatric services, counseling via the Telehealth network, and the new secure medical unit at Whitehorse General Hospital
  • More continuing care beds opened
  • New Palliative Care Program
  • Increased funding for NGO partners including Kaushee’s Place, Many Rivers, FASSY (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Society Yukon), Challenge, Hospice Yukon, Food for Learning, Child Development Centre & Outreach Van
  • New funding for health promotion – including funding for the Rick Hansen Foundation, the “Cycle to Walk” polio eradication campaign, increased support for nutrition and healthy living programs, and new supports for people trying to quit smoking


  • New Zoning Regulations for Ibex Valley, Mayo Road, Hot Springs Road, and Deep Creek areas
  • Making amendments to zoning regulations supported by a majority of land owners in the area – including allowing rural residential lot owners in the Mayo Road area, Hotsprings Road area, and Ibex Valley to subdivide
  • Streamlined delivery of land-related services by moving Land Planning Branch under Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Resource Management:

  • North Yukon Land Use Plan completed and approved by Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation and the Yukon Government when Brad was Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources
  • Quartz Mining Act amended to implement competitive royalty rates
  • Quartz Mining Act amended to reduce unnecessary costs to business – including allowing claim tags to be purchased in advance, and reducing the minimum size of claim posts

    Democratic Improvements:

    • As Minister of Justice, tabled amendments to the Elections Act which received unanimous support in the Legislative Assembly, including increasing voting opportunites for Yukoners with more flexible special ballot provisions
    • Moved the motion establishing the Yukon’s first All-Party Committee on Appointments to Boards and Committees
    • Championed direct consultation by Members of the Legislative Assembly with Yukon citizens on major legislative initiatives, including serving on the All-Party Committee on Anti-Smoking Legislation (the first Committee of the Legislature in recent history to hold public hearings), and the All-Party Committee on Off-Road Vehicle Use