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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.

Read full article

Environment forum confirms Yukon parties' stands on Peel plan


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


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:

Be an active participant:

  • Become a Member of  TOYA
  • Make a donation*
  • Attend our bi-annual information/rally meetings in May and November
  • Write an e-mail or letter to your MLA, Minister of Environment and the Premier. Here is a list of contact emails
  • Write a letter to local newspapers. Here is a list of contact emails
  • Document ATV damage by  photographing it , recording the date, location and  and submit an Incident Report.
  • Involve your children – in a large part we’re doing this to ensure they can enjoy wilderness the way we have been able to. It is a great opportunity for them to see that young people can, as concerned citizens, change outcomes and make a difference.


* All monies from membership sales and donations are used for public education and advocacy