Colin Hodd

Canada Day, Eh?

Red Grossinger figures Canada Day is one of the most meaningful events for a community to share together. He has been organizing Canada Day in Whitehorse for some 15 years and along with entertainment producer Lauren Tuck, and the rest of the Canada Day committee, he aims to create a celebration that encompasses Canadians of …

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Motorcycles on a Mission

One hundred engines slung between two hundred wheels. That is what the Ride For Dad (RFD) will look like Saturday, June 8, when riders take to their bikes downtown. This is the fourth year for the prostate cancer fundraiser in Whitehorse. “We had over 100 motorcycles last year,” says Mike Thorpe, a director with RFD …

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Occasionally Awkward, Always Available

We all pay just a little more attention to coverage of events we attended just in case we are On TV. But On TV usually happens somewhere else, somewhere we can’t reach. But there is something waiting to bridge that gap. Always there, often forgotten, occasionally awkward — it’s community television. Community television exists because …

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Volunteers Building Home on Champagne-Aishihik Land

Last winter Terry Rufiange-Holway took an extra week of vacation. When he got back on the job as Champagne-Aishihik housing director, an exciting new opportunity to provide housing came across his desk. Rufiange-Holway learned that a partnership had been reached between the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and Habitat for Humanity Canada. The goal was …

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Playwrights Present at the 24-Hour Cabaret

Earlier this month, 25 playwrights spent 24 hours at the Edgewater Hotel in Whitehorse trying to write plays for Nakai Theatre’s 25th 24-hour Playwriting Competition (there’s a pleasing symmetry there). Nakai’s artistic director David Skelton and Kim Hudson were on hand as dramaturges and the writers oscillated between head-clearing walks, hotel-room writing sessions and other …

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Love Alive: It Ain’t TV

In the simplest terms, it’s a variety show. In real terms, it’s a little more than that. Love Alive is the finale for a Brave New Works season based on the theme of living art, and promises something different from previous offerings at the Yukon Arts Centre or Baked Cafe. “When you come to Love …

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Into the Man Cave

The first thing that came to mind when I reached the second floor of Waterstone Products was, “Is that a pool table made of marble?” The second thought (which I’m not that proud of) was, “How many firstborn sons do I need to trade for that?” I don’t know what that says about me, but …

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