|Minister of Community Services|
|Assumed office |
December 3, 2016
|Preceded by||Currie Dixon|
|Member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly|
for Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes
|Assumed office |
November 7, 2016
|Preceded by||Kevin Barr|
|Born||October 27, 1962|
|Political party||Yukon Liberal Party|
|Residence||Marsh Lake, Yukon|
John Streicker is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon in the Yukon general election, 2016. He represents the electoral district of Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes as a member of the Yukon Liberal Party.
Streicker is a professional engineer, and lectures at Yukon College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a master's degree in engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He lives in Marsh Lake, Yukon.
Prior to his election to the Yukon legislature, Streicker served on Whitehorse City Council from 2012 to 2015. He was formerly president of the Green Party of Canada, for whom he was a candidate in the federal electoral district of Yukon in the 2008 federal election and the 2011 election.
He was elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly as the Liberal candidate for the rural riding of Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes on November 7, 2016, as part of a majority government of Sandy Silver. It was the first time the Liberals had won that riding. He defeated incumbent New Democrat Kevin Barr, who had also run in the 2011 federal election, by just 14 votes.
On December 3, 2016, Streicker was sworn into Yukon's Cabinet as Minister of Community Services, Minister responsible for the French Language Services Directorate, Minister responsible for the Yukon Liquor Corporation, and Minister responsible for the Yukon Lottery Corporation.
Yukon general election, 2016
|Yukon Party||Rob Schneider||284||24.2%||-13.7%|
Whitehorse municipal election, 2012
|Whitehorse municipal election, 2012|
Canadian federal election, 2011
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Kevin Barr||2,308||14.37||+5.67||$28,631|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||16,057||100.00||$230,125|
|Total rejected ballots||67||0.42||–|
Canadian federal election, 2008
|Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Ken Bolton||1,276||8.70||-14.85||$13,004|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||14,660||100.00||$82,727|
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- "A New Day". CBC News. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2012.
- "Northern activists arrive at Durban climate talks". CBC News. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
- Kerr, Josh (1 April 2011). "Streicker strikes a chord with candidates". Whitehorse, Yukon: Yukon News. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
- "Mike Gladish, John Streicker say goodbye to Whitehorse city council". CBC North, October 13, 2015.
- "Streicker won’t seek MP seat in 2015". Yukon News, December 3, 2014.
- Liberals officially sworn in, forming new Yukon government CBC North (Nancy Thomson), December 3, 2016.
- Unofficial Results, Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes Elections Yukon, November 7, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2017
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