List of Yukon Leaders of Opposition

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This is a list of the Leaders of the Opposition of the Yukon Territory, Canada, since 1978 when responsible government was given to the territory. Prior to 1978 the territory had a legislature which had a largely advisory role and no political parties or government leader. Instead powers were invested in a governing Commissioner appointed by the federal government.

# Name Took Office Left Office Party
     1. Iain McKay 1978 1981 Liberal
     2. Tony Penikett 1981 1985 NDP
     3. Willard Phelps 1985 1991 Progressive Conservative
  4. Daniel Lang 1991 1992 Yukon Party**
     5. Tony Penikett 1992 1995 NDP
     6. Piers McDonald 1995 1996 NDP
  7. John Ostashek 1996 1999 Yukon Party
     8. Pat Duncan 1999 2000 Liberal
     9. Trevor Harding 2000 2000 NDP
     10. Eric Fairclough 2001 2002 NDP
     11. Todd Hardy 2002 2006 NDP
     12. Arthur Mitchell 2006 2011 Liberal
     13. Liz Hanson 2011 present NDP


**In 1992, the Progressive Conservative Party in the Yukon changed its name to the Yukon Party.

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