Commissioner's Residence


Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

After almost nine months on the job, the Honourable Angélique Bernard is loving her new role as the Commissioner of Yukon. That time has been mostly spent meeting people and educating them on the role of the Commissioner. Bernard notes that the... Read more

Yukon People


Issue: 2017-06-07, Photo: Dan Davidson

June 10 will be a double-barreled day of action in Dawson City, as it always is during what could be called Commissioner’s Day. The two events on this day – the Commissioner’s Tea and the Ball – are always held on the Saturday closest to June 13... Read more

Dawson City


Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Dawson City blooms in the summer. It’s a process that begins in some local commercial greenhouses and explodes after the horticultural booths at the Gold Show during Victoria Day Weekend in May. It then continues unabated as part of the Farmers'... Read more

Dawson City

"You're in one of the slides in this presentation," they told me. This came as a surprise, since it is generally my lot in life to be the picture taker rather than the picture takee. But there I was, standing outside the chain link fence on Fifth Ave Read more

Dawson City

One hundred years ago, the Yukon's First Lady, Martha Louise Black, set about making a statement with her gardens. Read more

Yukon History

I've been hearing stories of people making the trek since about two weeks after they pulled the ferry out, but the ice build-up has been so erratic this year that I hardly knew what to believe. Read more

Dawson City

That's quite true. I noticed the colours, particularly in the outport villages, when I visited there in 1980. Read more

Dawson City

It's always interesting to learn how other people see us. Three creative spirits passed our way a couple of weeks ago and left us with some thoughts connected to our sense of place. Read more

Dawson City