Dennis Fentie Passing

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August 30, 2019

The Yukon Legislative Assembly and its staff are saddened to hear of the recent passing of former Premier Dennis Fentie.

Dennis Fentie was first elected to represent Watson Lake in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election of September 30, 1996. He was re-elected in the general elections of April 17, 2000, November 4, 2002 and October 10, 2006. Mr. Fentie was first sworn in as Premier and as a cabinet minister on November 30, 2002 and reappointed to cabinet on October 28, 2006.

Mr. Fentie was the leader of the Yukon Party from June 2002 to May 2011, stepping down before the 2011 election. I would like to extend my sincere condolences to his family and friends on their loss.

Hon. Nils Clarke, Speaker
Yukon Legislative Assembly