Issue: 2011-02-24

Schwartz on the Job

One of my pet peeves is dogs (no pun intended). More specifically, other people’s dogs that come onto the farm. One reason dogs were domesticated was that they were territorial and would protect their territory and their pack. Farm dogs are here for security of the pack, which includes humans and farm animals. Our dog, …

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Sweating at -30

A chance encounter with the Yukon Quest nine years ago changed Gaëtan Pierrard’s life. “I made a first trip in 2002 and saw the Yukon Quest just by accident,” says the 34-year-old native of Belgium. “And that was on my mind when I was back in Europe.” Three years ago, he moved to the Yukon …

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Bright Rhythms of Light

Halin de Repentigny, mysterious Yukon painter, experienced trapper and musher, is well known for his vibrant Yukon scenes of fishing, dog sledding and historical townscapes. Originally from Montreal, de Repentigny has spent most of his life in the bush tucked away 40 miles upriver from Dawson City. Bi-Polar, the title of his new exhibition at …

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Coming Home: 509 Strickland

In 2008 my sisters and I travelled to Ireland. We were looking for “Grandma’s house” and the “Dale Castle”. One afternoon in Dublin our taxi cab driver delivered us to 120 Tritonville Road – a posh part of town, he said. We stood together at the front door and he took our picture. The cab …

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