Statement from Premier Sandy Silver on the passing of Alice McGuire

Yukon Premier Sandy Silver has issued the following statement:

“Today we recognize the passing of Ta’an Kwäch’än Citizen Alice McGuire who was the first female Yukon First Nations member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly.

“Alice honourably represented the district of Kluane from 1978 to 1982, and continued in public service as a member of Ta’an Kwäch’än Council and Ta’an Kwäch’än Elder’s Council.

“Alice’s legacy of leadership is forever etched into the history of the territory and will continue inspiring future generations of leaders who follow in her footsteps.

“On behalf of the Government of Yukon, and all Yukoners, I want to extend my deepest condolences to Alice’s family, friends and loved ones.”


Renée Francoeur
Cabinet Communications

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