Yukon Careers

Yukon Careers

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    Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: courtesy of the Dungarees

    From Yukon longjohns to Alberta Dungarees

    James Murdoch is the 38-year-old namesake and only son of the co-creator of the Yukon’s famed Frantic Follies Vaudeville Revue. The Revue closed its doors for good in 2017 after an incredible run of 47 years. During that time, 1.5 million tourists... Read more

    May 22, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Glenn Rudman

    Joanna Lilley feels most herself when she’s writing

    Joanna Lilley has always loved reading. She's one of those people that you’ll find in the theatre reading a book before the movie begins. It fits that she would also enjoy writing... Read more

    May 15, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: Rick Massie

    Annual artistry

    On this year’s cover of Northwestel’s 2019/20 phone directory is Chantel Goodman’s striking painting, Walking out of the Library at Night. This piece captures the atmosphere and character of downtown Whitehorse at night in the middle of the long... Read more

    May 08, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Women in Mining / Cathie Archbould Photography

    Can you dig it?

    The Government of Yukon has provided Yukon Women in Mining with funding for a series of events called Yukon Mining Days, scheduled to take place in communities across the territory. Working in partnership with the Government of Yukon and The Yukon... Read more

    May 08, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Sandy Helland

    Mining in the Klondike Goldfields

    The summer of 2018 was, unexpectedly, the best summer of my life so far. I was given the rare opportunity to mine gold from the ground up. A fellow truck driver from days past invited me to join his crew in the Klondike Goldfields near Dawson City... Read more

    May 08, 2019

  • Start me up

    The Startup Canada Awards, which recognize entrepreneurs across Canada, will honour nominees from the North (including the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut) at NorthLight Innovation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m... Read more

    May 08, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-01, Photo: courtesy of Heather O’Neill

    Consumed by craft

    Heather O’Neill is pleased to be returning to the Yukon this year for another engagement during the Yukon Writers’ Festival and Young Author’s Conference. She was last here In 2016. “I love the sunlight in the Yukon,” she said. “Everything seems... Read more

    May 01, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: courtesy of David Geary

    David Geary says to “be hungry for other people’s stories”

    David Geary is no stranger to the Yukon. He was here to work with Gwaandak Theatre a year ago last February. Now he’s looking forward to seeing what Whitehorse is like when it’s warmer... Read more

    Apr. 24, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

    Modernizing a photographic landmark on Second Avenue

    A few weeks ago, Woodcutter’s Blanket launched the latest in its expansion efforts—a microbrewery. The bar plans to offer a rotating assortment of beers which will go straight from the kegs to your glass, making the beer “as fresh as you can get... Read more

    Apr. 24, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: courtesy of Sigmund Brouwer/Rebecca Wellman

    Sigmund Brouwer says put your character in a problem situation

    With over 100 titles and four million books in print, Sigmund Brouwer is a bestselling author of books for children, young adults and adults. He will be one of the mentor authors at this year’s Young Authors’ Conference on May 2 and 3, which is... Read more

    Apr. 24, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: GBP Creative Media

    This isn’t any regular pop-up

    There’s no doubt things are popping with Klondike Kettle Corn. The small business went from selling a few bags of kettle corn at the 2010 Fireweed Community Market to having the product available at local grocery stores, gas stations, fundraisers... Read more

    Apr. 24, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-17, Photo: courtesy of Jan Redford

    Fear should never be a deterrent

    Jan Redford describes herself as a compulsive journal writer who always knew that she would like to be an author. “I remember filling pages with squiggly lines when I was about four or five, pretending I was a writer... Read more

    Apr. 17, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-04-10, PHOTO: Rick Massie

    Spirit of the times

    The German term zeitgeist is generally rendered in English as the spirit of a given time, as shown in prevailing thought or customs. (Think, perhaps, how Carnaby Street reflected the social values of mid-1960s Britain.) In 2019, are Yukon... Read more

    Apr. 10, 2019

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