Sandy Silver

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Sandy Silver
Sandy Silver YLP.jpg
Leader of the Yukon Liberal Party
Assumed office
August 17, 2012
Preceded by Darius Elias
MLA for Klondike
Assumed office
Preceded by Steve Nordick
Personal details
Born Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal
Occupation Teacher

Sandy Silver is a Canadian politician, who was elected to in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the 2011 election.[1] He represents the electoral district of Klondike as a member of the Yukon Liberal Party caucus.

On August 17, 2012, Silver became interim leader of the Yukon Liberal Party following the resignation of Darius Elias, who quit the Liberals to sit as an Independent.[2] Silver became the permanent leader by acclamation in February 2014.[3]

As a member of the assembly, Sandy Silver sits on the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Appointments to Major Government Board and Committees, and the Members’ Services Board.

Originally from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Silver has lived in Dawson City since 1998. Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly, he was a high school math teacher at Robert Service School, a mentor, and sports coach. He holds degrees in math and psychology from St. Francis Xavier University and a bachelor of education from the University of Maine.