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Issue: 2012-01-26

Rural Tech Matters

Peter Menzies’ commitment to trades education at Robert Service School (RSS) in Dawson City is setting an example for the Yukon.According to Menzies, a teacher since 2004, there is a serious lack of technology-based...

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The Warriors of -35

The eventuality has come to pass – the cold snap has finally caught up with us.After spending the winter to date enjoying generally mild temperatures, allowing even the most cold-averse of us to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and...

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Emergencies & Pet Peeves

One of the most common emergency calls that vets get is for seizures in dogs. Other animals can have seizures, but most of the calls involve dogs.Most people know roughly what epilepsy is, but much of the disease remains a...

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A Beer Snob Confesses

I admit it, I’m a beerist. Not quite so harsh a thing as being a nihilist or a sexist, but I have high expectations for the beer I drink – beer snob, maybe.I recently ordered the “Mystery Can” on the beer...

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CanCon in CanLit

Much attention has been paid recently to the topic of Canadian content and national pride in literature. It seems we’re writing about everywhere except Canada.Granted, 2011 marked the first time crime fiction was...

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