Yukon Careers

Yukon Careers

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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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    Issue: 2019-09-18, PHOTO: Aimée Dawn Robinson

    Local squared

    Chef Robert Brouillette, of the storied Gold Pan Saloon in Whitehorse, is passionate about showcasing local ingredients. Brouillette began working in restaurants at age 16. After working in his family's Québec vineyard for six years and studying... Read more

    Sep. 18, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

    Tech company grows byte by byte

    You’d be forgiven for thinking Triniti Technology only sells cell phone cases. Sylvio Lin, general manager for the Whitehorse-based company, knows that’s what it looks like from the outside. Read more

    Jun. 26, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-06-12, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

    Women fight fire

    Many ancient civilizations had a form of organized firefighting. The earliest recorded fire services was in Ancient Rome. Read more

    Jun. 12, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

    Worming their way onto a kitchen counter near you

    Yukon Innovation Prize finalist Sabrina Clarke was a worm composting novice when she first moved to Montreal. In fact, the city didn’t have a composting program at all and residents had to devise their own solutions. Clarke lucked out by... Read more

    Jun. 05, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons

    A breath of fresh air

    Energy efficiency and well-ventilated healthy air. Yukon Innovation Prize finalist Shane Wolfe is attempting to maximize the potential of heat-recovery ventilation (HRV) units that are integral for those two concepts to co-exist in a building... Read more

    Jun. 05, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Outpost 31 / GBP Creative Media

    Outpost is in this year

    In 2018, the Yukon saw vast growth within the local film industry. One of the reasons for this was the emergence of northern production company, Outpost 31. Outpost 31 is a full-service media and entertainment company located in Whitehorse and... Read more

    May 29, 2019

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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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