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Concierge at Large

Most youngsters try on adult roles from time to time, but few go from role-play to reality as seamlessly as Eric Pateman moved into a career in hospitality. The founder and president of Edible Canada has photos of his 5-year-old self with a waiter’s towel draped over his arm, serving lunch to his grandparents, complete …

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Playing With Fire by Theo Fleury

I heard Theo Fleury speak at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse last summer during the Adäka Cultural Festival, but hadn’t had a chance to read his autobiography, Playing With Fire, until recently. I finished it quickly. He writes forcefully about his addictions and the abuse and neglect that underpinned them. Much of the …

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Didee & Didoo – Poem “Olympic Torch”

Allan Benjamin is a cartoonist from Old Crow, Yukon. Olympic Torch  The big day was November fourth,  when the Olympic Torch came North.  It came up to Old Crow,  where the torch did glow.  Showshoeing is my traditional sport,  so I carried the torch from the airport.  I ran with my snowshoes,  because that’s how …

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