Yukon’s Conservative Party Candidate Announces Campaign Manager

November 29, 2018

Whitehorse, Yukon - Jonas J. Smith, the Conservative Party of Canada’s candidate for the Yukon, is pleased to announce Linda Benoit will serve as campaign manager for his team as they prepare for the next federal election.

Benoit, 37, was born and raised in Faro and has lived in Whitehorse for the majority of her adult life. She is currently the Office Manager for Kluane Drilling Ltd and was previously the Director of Property Management for Northern Vision Development LP. An active community member, Benoit serves on multiple volunteer boards including Yukon Women in Trades & Technology, the Youth of Today Society and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 254, Ladies Auxiliary. 

Benoit and Smith worked together on the Yukon Party Executive dating back to 2010; including on the successful 2011 territorial campaign and subsequently in the Office of the former Premier. 

“I could not be more delighted to have Linda providing leadership for our campaign team as we ready ourselves for the next federal election,” says Smith. “Her demonstrated campaign success, incredible experience, knowledge and commitment to the Yukon greatly benefit our efforts and strengthen the team.” 

“I am honoured and excited to work with Jonas and the team to help ensure a Conservative Party of Canada victory for the Yukon,” says Benoit. “Jonas has proven himself to be bright, diligent and dedicated to Yukoners and their interests in all the time that I’ve known him.” 

The 43rd Canadian federal election is scheduled to take place on or before October 21, 2019. This date is determined by the fixed-date procedures in the Canada Elections Act, however the Governor General of Canada may issue the writs of election at an earlier date. 

To learn more about Jonas and his vision for the territory, please visit www.yukoncpc.ca or find him on Facebook at Jonas J. Smith Yukon.