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Chinese New Year

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Issue: 2019-01-30, PHOTO: Rick Massie

Alfred Au is a busy man, with a multitude of messages on his phone to go over, review and keep track of. But that’s to be expected when you’re the president of the Chinese Canadian Association of Yukon, and you’re organizing the local celebration... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2018-02-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Charmaine Cheung

The Chinese New Year is the celebration of the Lunar New Year and considered the beginning of spring. Due to the Chinese calendar’s reliance on the lunisolar cycle, which is based on the exact astronomical observations of the sun's longitude and... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-10, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Dragon arose just across the street from Klondike Kate’s in the 6 o'clock twilight and twirled itself into a tight coil before organizing itself for the dancing march. Then it extended its body and began its sinewy dance down King Street, past... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Julien Strasfeld

Dawson City has a fondness for parades. Canada Day and Discovery Day are the annual events with the longest history, but there have been Pride Parades, parades in support of the mining industry, and parades in support of Idle No More. Read more

Dawson City