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Willard Phelps

Willard Phelps, circa 1985

Yukon Archives, Yukon. Photography Unit records, 90/51 #385

Willard Phelps

Willard Leroy Phelps born 1941 in British Columbia; elected 1974 (resigned 1975) in Riverdale; elected 1985, 1989 in Hootalinqua, 1992 Ross River-Southern Lakes; elected 1974 Deputy Speaker; appointed March to May, 1985 Government Leader, Cabinet Minister; Opposition Leader 1985–1991; 1992–1996 Cabinet Minister; Progressive Conservative, Independent.

Sound Clip Summary

October 2, 1985 – Willard Phelps comments on the disappointing Speech from the Throne with its lack of new initiatives and new directions and for not providing the opportunity for constructive opposition.

Yukon Archives, Yukon Legislative Assembly sound recordings, Willard_Phelps.mp3