Peter Jenkins Passing

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The Yukon Legislative Assembly is saddened to hear of the recent passing of former Member of the Legislative Assembly Peter Jenkins.

Peter Jenkins was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election of September 30, 1996. He was re-elected in the general elections of April 17, 2000 and November 4, 2002 and was the Member for Klondike until October 9, 2006.

Mr. Jenkins was a member of Cabinet from November 30, 2002 to November 27, 2005. He served as Minister of Health and Social Services, Minister responsible for the Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board, and Minister of Environment.

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to his family and friends on their loss.

Hon. Jeremy Harper,
Speaker, Yukon Legislative Assembly