Eric Fairclough

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Eric Fairclough
MLA for Mayo-Tatchun
In office
1996–2011
Preceded by Danny Joe
Succeeded by Jim Tredger
Leader of the Yukon New Democratic Party
In office
2001–2002
Preceded by Trevor Harding
Succeeded by Todd Hardy
Leader of Official Opposition of Yukon
In office
2001–2002
Preceded by Trevor Harding
Succeeded by Todd Hardy
Personal details
Born (1962-07-06) July 6, 1962 (age 52)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Political party Yukon NDPLiberal

Eric Fairclough is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Mayo-Tatchun in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1996 to 2011.[1]

Originally a member of the Yukon NDP as well as the party's leader from 2001 to 2002, Fairclough quit the party in 2006 after approaching the Yukon Liberal Party.[2] He is now a Liberal MLA.

Fairclough was formerly a Chief of the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Axe falls on second Yukon NDPer, CBC News, March 1, 2006