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Harbingers of a New Era

Perhaps citizens of every tourism-oriented economy reserve the right to gentlymock the very visitors that employ them.In the Yukon, for example, tourism contributes more than $100-million to our Gross Domestic Product and helps...

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Emirate of the North

Part 1 of 6Where is Whitehorse? Why are you going there? What’s it like?Three great questions and at first I struggled to answer any of them. So when Ed, a friend and former colleague asked me the big three, I thought I...

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The Dinner Party

Part 3 of 6Last weekend, I dined with the venerable Irish anaesthetist, Dr. Marnus F. O’Hoolahan, at his house in Squatter’s Row. It was the first time I had met him and he was in fine spirits; sitting at the head of...

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Ray Cuthbert

Part 2 of 6I’d been in the Yukon for less than a week when I was dragged on a trek into Kluane National Park. Old hiking hands, Denis and Marshall, were worryingly keen to test my mettle. It was early May and we were going...

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Checkpoint Four

Part 5 of 6Yukon society is a peculiar blend of the arts and the outdoors – with a healthy dose of practical knowledge thrown into the mix. Nowhere else in the world can one find so many artists in the middle of such...

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Marnus at Baked

Part 4 of 6I was making my way down Main Street looking for a barber’s when I happened to glance into Baked Café. There, sitting in the window, was the inimitable Dr. Marnus F. O’Hoolahan. I hadn’t seen him...

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