RSS

Canadian

P1-2019-04-12-Kylie Campbell-TakesToBeCanadian-Yukon arrival.jpg

Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

What does it take to be Canadian? I’ve been in this country two-and-a-half years. After 18 months of processing, I received my permanent residency on Jan. 5, 2019 and started the march towards citizenship. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

P1-2019-04-17-KenBolton-GV-CanoeTrip-C473 - Copy.jpg

Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: mvipond / everystockphoto.com

I was 12 years old in 1955 when my oldest brother, Robin, went away to university. As siblings in a close-knit family, we had shared many delightful (and less-than) hours around the dinner table. But the six-year difference in our ages meant we... Read more

Humour

P1-2018-09-11-KenBolton-GV-OpenMouth2.jpg

Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO: Pixabay

I’ve already mentioned how easy it was to provoke calls on my radio open-line show in Charlottetown in the 1970s, by inviting listeners to share either recipes or gardening tips. One desperate morning, I stumbled across a topic that lit up the... Read more

Humour

P1-2017-12-05-VanessaRatjen-AR-NoTimeToBuryThem.jpeg

Issue: 2018-01-24, PHOTO: Vanessa Ratjen

On the surface of national history, the Yukon is primarily known for events that happened more than a hundred years ago: the Klondike Gold Rush. Residents of the Territory today know, intimately, how much more there is to the region than its... Read more

Literature

P1-2017-10-03-VanessaRatjen-NelvanaoftheNorthernLights-Amazon - Copy.jpg

Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: Amazon.ca

There’s no need to be a closet comic nerd anymore. The genre has exploded into accepted popularity over the last 10 years and it’s definitely something worth openly celebrating. If you’re like me, however, and relatively new to the scene, you... Read more

Literature

Promise of Canada (copy).jpeg

Issue: 2017-10-04, Photo: Amazon.ca

Continuing this series of reviews of books that deal with the Canadian identity and, to an extent, with the idea of Canada at 150, we come to the latest book by former Berton House writer-in-residence Charlotte Gray. It’s called The Promise of... Read more

Literature

P1-Date-2017-09-20-VRatjen-AuRoaring-Spindrift (copy).jpeg

Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Vanessa Ratjen

“Ship’s logs, myths, stories of quiet exaltation and wrenching lamentations can all become poetry when the experience resonates deeply with the rhythm of the human heart…”— Anita Hadley in the introduction to Spindrift: A Canadian Book of the Sea... Read more

Literature

Sub-2017-07-24-VanessaRatjen-SearchingForPetronius-cover - Copy.jpg

Issue: 2017-09-06, PHOTO: amazon.ca

In the aftermath of getting kicked out by his wife, Jack Vesoovian begins a cross-country search for his missing friend, Petronius Totem. But there’s nothing straightforward about finding anyone in a world where a multi-national fibre optic... Read more

Literature

Afterlife-of-Birds - Copy.jpg

Issue: 2017-08-02, PHOTO: Amazon.com

Henry is an introvert. He leads a fairly simple and solitary existence; works at a mechanic garage for wages and collects bones to assemble into bird skeletons for fun. He lives alone, quietly playing different supporting roles for the few people... Read more

Literature

BassoonsAndFire2

Issue: 2017-08-02, PHOTO: David Popoff

“Come as you are, bring a friend or a parent or a daughter or a nephew, and be prepared to be blown away by NYO Canada's talented and passionate young musicians,” says Blanche Israël, external relations manager at the National Youth Orchestra... Read more

Yukon Music

WP_20170622_22_09_47_Pro.jpeg

What it means to be Canadian by Juliette Joe

It is special to be Canadian. Canadians are helpful, and we keep our land clean. Read more

Joe Zucchiatti Dunk.jpeg

Poem Image by Joe Zucchiatti

Let this winter be not so brutally cold as the last Read more

What it means to be Canadian by Eric Hindson.png

What it means to be Canadian by Eric Hindson

From coast to coast, we do shine Like the light from an azure sea There’s no where else in the world That I’d rather be. Read more

For me to be a Canadian in the force of life I had no choice in the matter, to be a Canadian, and a Yukon Canadian at that. this is why I am glad I'am a Yukon Canadian. Read more

Old Passport .jpeg

Photo: Catherine Millar

During a trip to Europe many moons ago I travelled with a bunch of friends really in the know. They insisted on parasailing and soon were up and gone; I guarded our stuff on the dock and put sun tan lotion on. Read more

Alison Poem cropped.jpeg

Photo taken by: A kind stranger named Megan

First some background: my family and I joke that; if you have 4 closests for 4 seasons, you may be a Canadian. Without further ado, this submission is my rhyming couplet poem under 200 words. Read more

AraminthaBradford (copy).jpeg

2017 Canadian Contest - Aramintha Bradford

Canadian – Living in one of Canada's capitols, near the Arctic Circle Read more

image1.JPG

2017 Canadian Contest - Kate Koepke

Canada a country celebrating 150 years . We have lost many soldiers and cried many tears Read more

"What It Means To Be Canadian"

Renate Schmid

A Rhyming Couplet inspired by the show “Fly Over Canada” at Canada Place in Vancouver Read more