Yukon Careers

Yukon Careers

  • Woodcutter’s Blanket brewmaster Scott Shailer

    Support local with a beer and some Indian food

    If you’re looking for something unique to stock your pandemic-proof liquor cabinet, Woodcutter’s Blanket may be able to help you with that as well. Read more

    Apr. 22, 2020

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    Issue: 2020-03-04, Photo credit: Skills Canada

    Getting on the Wrench

    Full name: Morgan Madden (Skills Canada Yukon Coach & Alumni) Age: 22 Trade: Hairstyling Current workplace: Kutters Hairstyling Read more

    Mar. 04, 2020

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    Issue: 2019-12-18, PHOTO: Emily Hoefs

    Serving up kindness

    Whatever we do, there is always room for a little kindness. That was the message I took away after meeting with Meg Rodger at her new eatery, Kind Café, on Hawkins Street in downtown Whitehorse. Read more

    Dec. 18, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-12-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of Skills Canada Yukon

    Meet Cassandra the carpenter

    Skills Canada Yukon promotes trades and technology careers as a top choice for Yukoners. If you are interested in learning more about our programming or want to connect with our community please call 867 668 27336; email; Read more

    Dec. 18, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-11-27, PHOTO: Robin Smarch

    Sharing Northern Tutchone stories, culture and heritage—one bar at a time

    Sometimes when Joella Hogan returns home after a long day, she’ll find a bag of fresh rose petals on her doorstep. And once in a while, neighbourhood kids will knock on her door with fists full of wild flowers and plants. Read more

    Nov. 27, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-11-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Skills Canada Yukon

    "Keeping An Open Mind", Meet Travis Friesen

    I was looking for a change in my career and saw an ad for sheet metal. It peaked my interest and the rest is history! Read more

    Nov. 27, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: courtesy of Skills Canada Yukon

    Getting on the wrench, Meet Riley Hildebrand

    As a kid, I always enjoyed taking things apart and figuring out what makes them “tick.” Finding ways to make them work better or perform different functions than originally intended. Turns out a career as a heavy equipment technician Read more

    Oct. 30, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Norman Mervyn Barrington-Foote

    Ready, Set, Howl will visit Whitehorse for a show on Oct. 10

    Norman Mervyn Barrington-Foote is bringing his own unique combination of music, comedy and puppetry to Whitehorse for a Halloween-themed show on Oct. 10, 2019 at the Yukon Arts Centre. Music, costumes and Halloween are all part of Ready, Set, Howl... Read more

    Oct. 02, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: Doug Davidge

    For more than 30 years Doug Davidge has helped solve Yukon’s historic mysteries, both hidden and exposed

    Doug Davidge finds lost things. Over the course of more than three decades in the Yukon, Davidge has been known to find things that people know are missing–such as the A.J. Goddard, a steamboat that vanished in Lake Laberge in 1901–and things that... Read more

    Oct. 02, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Paris Pick

    Still feeling the love

    Paris Pick has been up to a lot this past year. Last November, she was featured in What’s Up Yukon for the local release concert of her debut album, Feeling Love, and its subsequent touring. It’s been nearly a year since then, but the Whitehorse... Read more

    Sep. 25, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Carey Marshall

    You talking to her?

    “When you haveit flat tire, you throwit over there and you takeit spare tire from that pile. Every three days you takeit air filter out of car and you putit on dirty air filter pile and then you grabit filter from clean filter pile and putit in... Read more

    Sep. 25, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-09-25, PHOTO: Leighann Chalykoff

    Erin Dixon - Artist documents the vintage, the eclectic and the historical houses of Whitehorse and Dawson

    Erin Dixon is interested in how other people live. “I have been interested in other people’s houses, since I was a little kid,” she said. “Trick-or-treating was always my favourite because you got to go to other people’s houses and peek inside... Read more

    Sep. 25, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-09-18, PHOTO:courtesy of Caribou RV Park

    Saved by The Caribou and wolves

    Considering the Caribou RV Park at km 1403 of the Alaska Highway was established in 1974 and your humble correspondent lived in Atlin from 1977 to 1984, I must have driven right by it hundreds of times over the years without giving it a look or... Read more

    Sep. 18, 2019

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