Opposition MPs criticize PM Harper for riding non-Canadian ATV in rare Yukon ecosystem

'Carcross desert is a place where ordinary Yukoners of all walks of life go to enjoy hiking and ATV riding and snowboarding during the winter,' says PMO communications director Andrew MacDougall. 'The Prime Minister was pleased to enjoy this popular local pastime in a truly unique location.'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper rides an ATV in the Carcross Desert, the smallest desert in the world. PMO photo by Jason Ransom

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 4:45 PM

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