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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

In 2016 I was living in the Republic of Georgia and travelled to the Islamic Republic of Iran for two months solo. Where and why you may ask? Two years prior I was travelling through Eastern Europe, and while in Ukraine, I met travellers heading... Read more

Travel Outside

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Issue: 2018-06-27, PHOTO: Don Hutton

The Mayo Arts Festival and Canada Day celebrations are highlights during the summer. Everybody is looking forward to the celebrations, and preparations have already started, said festival coordinator, Esther Winter. Since 2007, Esther Winter has... Read more

Mayo

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Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: Allan Ogilvie

The 2018 Adäka Cultural Festival is just around the corner! The annual multi-disciplinary arts and culture festival will be held this summer from June 29 to July 5 at its idyllic location, the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre located on Whitehorse’s... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

Take a drive south of Whitehorse, using the mountain range and tall pines as your guide, you will find yourself in the lovely community of Carcross. In this little hub works a very talented jeweller, Shelley MacDonald. She has been working away in... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Jenna Hougen

Third generation, born-and-raised Yukoners, brothers Myles, 26 and Tanner Hougen, 24 have begun their own journey into the Yukon entrepreneurial market. “We’ve been raised by entrepreneurs,” Myles said... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2016-11-30, PHOTO: by Tess Casher

It’s a long time before a fashion designer will stage a runway down a catwalk of the snow-laden Millennium Trail, yet the Yukon does uphold a clothing culture. Our style parallels our environment. This leads Yukoners to a distinctive style... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Mayo Arts Festival

The 14th annual Mayo Arts Festival offers a unique way to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Ring in Canada Day on Friday, July 1 with artists, workshops and musicians from the Stewart River Valley alongside colourful celebrations. This free, homegrown... Read more

Mayo

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Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Sarah Ott

So what are teen relationships like on Valentine’s Day? Well, the answer may surprise you. It is actually one of the most stressful days of the year. For girls we look to it with heightened anticipation, but there’s also some stress. All of a... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-10-22 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

I’ve been online shopping. Specifically, I’ve been fixated on merino wool base layers on Amazon. Researching sizes, the best weave weight, which tops will work both as under and outer wear, what brands won’t pill. I’ve found some that are... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Jessica Vallenga

Jessica Vallenga has an eye for quality-made clothes; she is an artist trained in textiles, and she makes clothes. She turns embroidery into pendants and earrings, and she makes lingerie. As well as making clothing, Vallenga keeps her eyes peeled... Read more

Yukon People

It’s her first day on the job and Chantal Rondeau is starting with a list of the Yukon’s 14 First Nations. “I cross them off when I get a piece of their clothing on the runway,” she says. The producer of the Adäka Fashion Show, the splashy finale... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

In Halifax the better Salvation Army thrift store is on Green Street. It’s about a 15 minute walk from Dalhousie University, where I went. I used to go thrift shopping often, sometimes more than once a week. I’d go between classes, instead of... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

And she feels a responsibility to pass on the art of weaving to the next generation of First Nations women – which is exactly what she and Alaskan Tlingit Chilkat master weaver Clarissa Rizel will do during the Adäka Cultural Festival. Read more

Yukon Culture

When you live in a place where it is winter for half the year you would expect fashion to be restricted to parkas and boots, but that's not the case. Read more

Yukon Arts

Activity flurries in the dressing room, as last-minute touch-ups are hurriedly applied, bows are re-tied and glitter is sprinkled liberally over waiting arms and faces. Outside, an expectant crowd lines the raised, T-shaped stage. Read more

Yukon Education

In a show of pre-season energy akin to athletes' pre-game excitement, Parks Canada interpreters Carrie Docken and Carly Sims gallantly put on their copies of 100-year-old fashion and posed for What's Up Yukon last week in Dawson City. Read more

Yukon History

Coachella, Shambhala, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo! What language am I speaking? I'm speaking music festivals, maaan. We've all been to one, and we've all earned that piece of clothing we wear proudly like a badge. Read more

Yukon Arts

You usually have two choices with your past: you can let it either haunt or inform you. Certainly one choice is likely healthier, perhaps nobler than the other, as we all progress to becoming happy, balanced individuals. Upon much reflection on... Read more

Humour

I know I get attached to my clothes. Sometimes it can be quite literal, as like most dudes, I would wear my favourite clothing until it disintegrates off my body. Indeed, to the chagrin of my wife, I have an assortment of clothing that really... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2009-04-23

Brace yourself, Yukon. There are strange things coming to the North this summer, and I am not just speaking of the various transients descending shortly. I guess it is not a for sure, but if Toronto and Montréal (the so-called meccas of Canadian fa Read more

Humour