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Issue: 2017-11-08, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

At my camp I’m the doctor I’m the minister I’m the police I’m the carpenter more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: Rick Massie

One of the childhood traditions if you grew up in Canada is the annual school Remembrance Day ceremony. Some day right before the statutory holiday, class by class students march down to the gymnasium to sit in rows and watch the presentation... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon History

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Issue: 2017-10-18, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

She came, she saw, we conquered Grandma’s name is Clara Frost She came, she saw, we conquered. We're proud to be her rangers. more

Oct 18, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-10-04, PHOTO: William Warby - Flickr

It’s the age-old debate about the chicken and the egg. Sometimes, we simply don’t know what is cause and what is effect. This is especially true when it comes to matters that touch on personal feeling. As a for-instance, do you love cream of... more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2017-10-04, Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

Didoo’s Trunk That's where she kept her knife. That's where she kept her awl. That's where she kept her file. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Vanessa Ratjen

“Ship’s logs, myths, stories of quiet exaltation and wrenching lamentations can all become poetry when the experience resonates deeply with the rhythm of the human heart…”— Anita Hadley in the introduction to Spindrift: A Canadian Book of the Sea... more

Sep 27, 2017 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Heidi Hehn

Just like poetry inspires music, it also can inspire visual art. That is what artist Heidi Hehn says about the Circumpolar Duet project, which is a collaboration between visual artists and poets that will launch on Sept. 29 as part of the Culture... more

Sep 27, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: Alexander Jegier

I never took much notice of something as simple as the seasons until moving North. Pre-Yukon, I was rather unmoved by the monotonous blend of greens extending from the mossy forest floor to the heights of the coniferous giants on Vancouver Island... more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2017-09-06, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

Our long time “Didee and Didoo” cartoonist and poet Allan Benjamin from Old Crow is excited to introduce his new Shoo’ii and Sheek’aii cartoons and poems. These new characters will appear in Gwich’in and English. Whenever you see Shoo’ii and... more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2017-08-30, PHOTO: courtesy of Kathy Munro

Body of Evidence: A Collection of Killer ’Ku, edited by Kathy Munro and Jessica Simon Haiku is traditionally five-seven-five-syllable poems about nature, love and emotions. Haiku has its origins in Japan and a zen-like, peaceful spirit. more

Aug 30, 2017 12:00 AM Literature

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What it means to be Canadian by Eric Hindson

From coast to coast, we do shine Like the light from an azure sea There’s no where else in the world That I’d rather be. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

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Photo: Catherine Millar

During a trip to Europe many moons ago I travelled with a bunch of friends really in the know. They insisted on parasailing and soon were up and gone; I guarded our stuff on the dock and put sun tan lotion on. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

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Poem Image by Joe Zucchiatti

Let this winter be not so brutally cold as the last more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

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What it means to be Canadian by Juliette Joe

It is special to be Canadian. Canadians are helpful, and we keep our land clean. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

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Photo taken by: A kind stranger named Megan

First some background: my family and I joke that; if you have 4 closests for 4 seasons, you may be a Canadian. Without further ado, this submission is my rhyming couplet poem under 200 words. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN 1 Comments

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2017 Canadian Contest - Kate Koepke

Canada a country celebrating 150 years . We have lost many soldiers and cried many tears more

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

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2017 Canadian Contest - Aramintha Bradford

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

Canadian – Living in one of Canada's capitols, near the Arctic Circle more

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN

"What It Means To Be Canadian"

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A Rhyming Couplet inspired by the show “Fly Over Canada” at Canada Place in Vancouver more

Jun 18, 2017 11:49 PM What It Means To Be CANADIAN 3 Comments

What it Means to be Canadian What it means to be Canadian, it’s the essence of being free. It’s self determination and democracy, for family, friends and me. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM What It Means To Be CANADIAN