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Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: courtesy of Stefan Voswinkel

Independent Management consultant Stefan Voswinkel has a question for Yukon entrepreneurs: “What does success mean to you?” Voswinkel is running a five-session workshop aimed at helping business-minded Yukoners figure this out for themselves... more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Business

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Issue: 2017-08-16, PHOTO: Courtesy of Zero Waste Yukon

The recent closures of the Salvation Army and free stores at Raven Recycling and the Whitehorse Waste Management Facility have made it difficult to source affordable used goods and to donate unwanted items. Without a local outlet for reuse, many... more

Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Courtesy of the City of Whitehorse

Summer sun brings with it loads of visitors to the various Yukon campgrounds, especially on the long weekends. Those folks joining the campers for the Canada Day long weekend will be missing out! On July 1, Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2017-05-31, PHOTO: Courtesy of Shailyn Drukis

Reuse in Whitehorse has been in a state of flux this spring, with the Salvation Army closing its doors in April and the closing of the Raven Recycling free store earlier this month. These closures were partly a response to the overwhelming and... more

May 31, 2017 12:00 AM The Green Issues

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Michele Romanow

It is possible to come up with a million-dollar idea. But, from that eureka moment to seeing your bank balance tip over into seven figures, there is a lot of planning and cajoling and spending and risking. A lot. more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Business 2 Comments

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Issue: 2016-08-11, PHOTO: by Josh O’Brien

Stargazing has long been part of the human psyche. For thousands of years, we – and our ancestors before us – have turned our eyes upward and wondered. With myths and legends, we have explained the sky’s magic with demons, heroes, gods and... more

Aug 11, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-08-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Bob Sharp

There are two kinds of gardeners in the Yukon: those who can grow tomatoes and those who can't. With Yukoner Bob Sharp's Solar Growing Greenhouse Kit – a stable-temperature greenhouse that extends the growing season by three months– it is now much... more

Aug 4, 2016 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Linda Leon

“I think when it’s built, it will be a three-person puppet for sure,” says Linda Leon, Production Manager for Burning Away the Winter Blues. She’s referring to this year’s effigy: a ten by eleven foot wooly mammoth. “He’s built out of cardboard,”... more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: courtesy of Rendezvous

If you were on a committee to provide decorations for a dance, your shopping list will likely include balloons, streamers and crepe... lots of crepe. But not if you were decorating the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre for the Steampunk Ball 2.0 Tesla... more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: Nellie Dale

Mark your calendar: Feb. 11, between 6 and 9 p.m. is the All Ages Valentine Craft Night. This free public event is sponsored by YuKonstruct, located at 135 Industrial Road. Nominally priced kits for the special Valentine craft are available; step... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 AM Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukonstruct

As we enter the holiday season where advertising, social media, and storefronts are shouting at us about all the things there are to buy, one might wonder whether all this shopping will lead to anyone’s happiness. Researchers out of Cornell... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas

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Issue: 2015-11-19 PHOTO: Courtesy of Sofia Fortin

In a community as small as the Yukon, when people begin to stand together, change is a very real possibility. The 2015 annual 12 Days to End Violence Against Women campaign launches on Nov. 25. During these 12 days Whitehorse residents will come... more

Nov 19, 2015 12:00 AM Making A Difference!

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

YuKkonstruct's computer lab is electric with creativity and camaraderie. OkayK, it usually is, but more so tonight. It is six days from the deadline of the Hackathon, a contest from www.instructables.com, which is an online community of people... more

Sep 10, 2015 12:00 AM Hobbies

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Issue: 2015-06-18 PHOTO: courtesy of Horwoods Mall

In some dream world, working from home is easy. Get up early in the morning, park on the sofa, sip cup of coffee after cup of coffee, pound stories into the faithful laptop, wear wool socks and an afghan. more

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-05-21 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

“ABC Quick Check.” It is a phrase that easily rolls off the tongue of Peter Czerny. “ABC Quick Check.” Before starting a season of riding his bicycle, and even before starting a trip to work in the morning, this phrase reminds him to check the air... more

May 21, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Education

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

The Yukon winter is so long that Dawson City-based filmmaker Suzanne Crocker once said winter has its own seasons. Most Yukoners I know divide their very existence between their “winter” and “summer” selves. more

Mar 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

The Skookum Jim Friendship Centre is providing well-known Yukon artist Joseph Tisiga with a chance to undertake an exciting project that’s close to his heart. more

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Photos: Rick Massie

If you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. And you will make a million dollars. But first, you need to create a schematic, apply for a patent, build a prototype, find a way to commercialize it, contract a manufacturer, more

Jan 15, 2015 7:33 PM Yukon Lifestyle

So... have you gone to the Yukon Government Main Administrative Building to see your art yet? I understand, life gets busy.But I bet you're on Main Street once in awhile.There, you'll find three Yukon Government offices that serve as public more

Mar 6, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Arts