Mike Nixon (politician)

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Mike Nixon
MLA for Porter Creek South
Assumed office
Preceded by Don Inverarity
Personal details
Political party Yukon Party

Mike Nixon is a Canadian politician, who was elected to in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the 2011 election.[1] He represents the electoral district of Porter Creek South as a member of the Yukon Party caucus.

Nixon ran for a seat to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in a by-election held on December 13, 2010 in the riding of Whitehorse Centre for the Yukon Party, but finished third in the generally NDP riding.[2]

Following the 2011 election, Nixon was appointed to cabinet as Minister of Justice and Minister of Tourism and Culture.[3] In January 2015, Nixon was moved to Minister of Health and Social Services and Minister in charge of the Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board.[4]


  1. ^ "Yukon Votes 2011: Porter Creek South". CBC News. October 11, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  2. ^ "'Tonight is just the beginning,' victor vows". Whitehorse Daily Star. December 10, 2010. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  3. ^ "Premier taps experience in crafting cabinet". Whitehorse Daily Star. November 7, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Brad Cathers demoted, Scott Kent boosted in Yukon cabinet shuffle". CBC News. January 15, 2015. Retrieved 2016-05-15.