2018 Debate around NGOs in Whitehorse with councillor and mayoral candidates

October 18, 2018, is the date of the City of Whitehorse election. VBY gave non-profit organisations in Whitehorse the opportunity to think about the issues that matter to them.

On September 28, 5:00 pm to 7:15 pm at MacBride Museum (2nd Floor), VBY gathered councillor and mayoral candidates to discuss the non-profit sector, and the challenges we all face. 3 mayoral candidates as well as 18 councillor candidates attended the debate. One candidate was represented by someone else (Introduction only).

Please click here to listen to the recording of the 2018 City of Whitehorse debate around the non-profit sector.

We received 21 questions from NGOs, based on these questions we asked 8 final questions trying to include everyone's concerns.

Please click here for a list of the questions asked at the debate.
Jim Cahill (Councillor Candidate)

Please click here for the list of questions received from 15 Whitehorse non-profit organisations (Updated on October 1, 2018)
Wilf Carter (Mayoral Candidate)
Scott Etches (Councillor Candidate)

Message for non-profit organisations from Eileen Melnychuk (Councillor Candidate)

Please click here for details regarding the format for the Debate.

Thank You Volunteers:

  • Jaret Slipp (MC), executive director of YuKonstruct
  • Kelty MacGillvray
  • RP Singh
  • Rebecca Fenton
  • Jordan Ogburn

Thank You NGO Participants: (Updated October 2, 2018)

  1. Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon
  2. MacBride Museum
  3. CJUC The Juice 92.5 FM
  4. Big Brothers Big Sisters
  5. Nakai Theatre
  6. United Way Yukon
  7. Yukon Historical Museums Association
  8. Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society
  9. Wildwise Yukon
  10. Humane Society Yukon
  11. Boys & Girls Club
  12. Arctic Inspiration Prize
  13. Habitat for Humanity Yukon
  14. Whitehorse Firefighters Charitable Society
  15. YuKonstruct
  16. Japanese Canadian Association of the Yukon (JCAY)
  17. Yukon Conservation Society
  18. Rivers to Ridges
  19. Raven Recycling
  20. Yukon Transportation Museum
  21. Yukon Learn
  22. BYTE
  23. Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games

Thank you to the City of Whitehorse, to Unitec, to the MacBride Museum, and to CJUC 92.5 FM The Juice


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