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Issue: 2017-11-29, PHOTO: Elke Reinauer

With over 280,000 visitors and 1,000 authors, the Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest book fair in the world and an important event for international trade deals, with over 7 000 exhibitors from 100 nations, according to the fair website. It is... more

Literature

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: Yukon Archives George Black fonds 81/107 f. # 5

Joe Boyle came to the Klondike with the first wave of gold-seekers in the early summer of 1897, but soon left with a dream of becoming rich. He was successful in obtaining a large mining concession in the Klondike Valley from the federal... more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: wikipedia commons

It took a king, a pope and a former prime minister to make me rethink my scepticism about extrasensory perception. Let me set the scene. August 16, 1977 was a stinking hot Tuesday in southern British Columbia. I was on Highway 3, midway between ... more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-11-12 PHOTO: Courtesy of Audrey McLaughlin

Audrey McLaughlin moved to the Yukon in the 1970’s with “no man, no job” because she thought it would be an interesting place to live. As she became the first woman to lead a major Canadian political party in 1989 and the first female federal... more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

I arrived for the 8 a.m. meeting at 7:40. But it had already started. I was to be a “fl y on the wall” as advertising professionals planned out the YukonNOW television commercials targeting domestic summer travellers. more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-02-26 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Yukon Supreme Court returned to the Old Territorial Administration Building (OTAB in local slang) late in January. It will continue to occupy space there until March, at the rate things are moving. more

Dawson City

This is the stage Norm Hamilton has set for his first novel, From Thine Own Well. The book is a pertinent piece of eco-fiction, dealing with the aftermath of unrestricted mining and hydraulic fracturing. As the story goes, in 2012, the federal gover more

Literature