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Analysis of Party Positions on ATV Management

Trails Only Yukon Association – has worked with the parties to provide Yukon voters with as clear a picture as possible of what those parties will do regarding ATV management in our wilderness if elected on November 7, 2016. Through a series of newspaper ads we have shone a light on what the various politicians have done in the past – and what they are now promising to do in the future. This is our analysis of their plans and promises along with a mark for their efforts.

Analysis of Party Positions [PDF - 1.3 MB]

Voters Urged to Ask Candidates About ORV Rules

 [Whitehorse Star November 2, 2016 ]

Voters should know the position of each political party regarding access to the hinterland by off-road vehicles (ORVs), say representatives of the Trails Only Yukon Association.

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Environment forum confirms Yukon parties' stands on Peel plan

ELECTION 2016

Click on the links below to view the Questions for Candidates and the MLA Report card.

PARTY RESPONSES TO TOYA QUESTIONS

TOYA asked the four running Parties the following four following questions.

Question #1
If elected, will you support and promote a proactive approach or a complaints-driven process for managing ATV's in the Yukon wilderness? 

Question #2
If elected, will you support and promote a comprehensive plan for the whole territory or a piecemeal plan covering just the already damaged areas?
 

Question #3
If elected, will you support and promote the mandatory registration of all ATV's in the Yukon?
 

Question #4
If elected, will you support and promote the enactment of necessary legislation and regulations to effectively manage ATV's in the Yukon wilderness within the first 24 months of a new government mandate?

Click on the Party logos below to read their responses:

Habitat and Wildlife Protection Comes First

Yukon News Editorial: May 30, 2014

Common Sense ATV Registration

Conservation Groups Endorse Common Beliefs Document:

Whitehorse Star Article - Thursday May 22nd, 2014

Yukon News Article - Friday May 23rd, 2014

DataPath Poll Shows Strong Support for Restrictions

Ninety three per cent of Yukoners support restricting ATV use in fragile wilderness lands according to the recent poll by DataPath Systems

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TOYA Political Strategy - 2011 Territorial Elections

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Recommendations of the YTG Select Committee

The Select Committee on the Safe Operation and Use of Off-road Vehicles put forward 14 recommendations based on the contribution of those individuals and organizations who expressed their views to the Committee at public hearings, through written submissions, and by completion of the opinion survey.

Read The 14 Recommendations


Response to the YTG Select Committee

Trails Only Yukon Response to the YTG Select Committee on the Safe Operation and Use of Off-road Vehicles:

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Submission to the YTG Select Committee

TOYA's submission to the YTG Select committee on the Safe Operation and Use of Off-road Vehicles:

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