Sandy Silver

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Sandy Silver
Sandy Silver YLP.jpg
Leader of the Yukon Liberal Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by Darius Elias
MLA for Klondike
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
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.

In August 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] Sandy Silver became the permanent leader by acclamation in February 2014.

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.[3]

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 Saint Francis Xavier University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Maine.[4]

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