Issue: 2016-11-09, PHOTO: by Elke Reinauer

Good news first: Canada will be a guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Bad news: We have to wait four years. 2020 is far away, but Livres Canada is already excited about it and posting the news on its website. This year, Flanders (a part... more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Lori Garrison

Delicate and fine, the American Beauty Rose china service was surrounded by gleaming silver cutlery, platters and serving bowls passed down through family generations. All set on crisp, freshly ironed linen tablecloths, the dining room was ready... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM

For more than a decade volunteers have been bringing bundles of stuff to hundreds of families in need around Whitehorse at Christmas — and making a second trip back to the car to get the rest. The children who receive those gifts don't know their pa more

Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Archives

There are about 15 different kinds of turkeys ranging in colour from a slate-blue to the bronze of the wild birds. The most commonly raised breed of turkey looks nothing like it's wild predecessors. It is pure white and much larger than the originals more

Oct 10, 2013 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Recently we noticed some of the turkeys had bloody wings and were being picked on by the others. Often if turkeys don't have enough feed or enough protein in their feed they will pick each other. more

Aug 22, 2013 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Goose is not an every day kind of food. Some find it too greasy to eat, but others love it because of the oils. I like it because it is all dark meat. I have never really been partial to the white meat of chickens or turkeys. more

Nov 3, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Archives

While I grew up on a farm, it wasn't until after I started farming as an adult that I realized how many phrases in our everyday language have their roots in farming. more

Apr 28, 2011 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Before I seem like more of a curmudgeon than I actually am, allow me to state right off the bat: I'm not against New Year's resolutions. I just know they ain't for me. Not that you should necessarily follow my track, lying on the couch in a turkey... more

Dec 23, 2010 12:00 AM Humour

It is usually a one-day job, with friends coming to lend a hand. The old saying, "many hands makes light work" really comes into play here. It almost becomes a social; as we work, we chat and catch up on what is going on in each other's lives. more

Nov 5, 2009 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Both turkey poults and chicks need to be kept warm and dry until they grow in their true feathers. We keep them under heat lamps that help monitor their temperature. more

Apr 23, 2009 12:00 AM Farm - Garden