Haida Gwaii


Issue: 2019-02-27, PHOTO: Chris English via Wikimedia Commons

One of my many favourite Bill Reid carvings, Raven and the First Men, is part of a Haida creation myth which is permanently displayed in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia... Read more

Yukon History

Morel Mushrooms


Of course there are many books on plant identification, but finding one specific to your climate and region is, well, essential. A time-tested book is Edible and Medicinal Plants of Canada by Andy Mackinnon (2009) – and there’s a whole related series Read more

Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2017-06-14, PHOTO:

Bordering on a genre of its own, Susan Musgrave’s cookbook-cum-community memoir, A Taste of Haida Gwaii is filled with the author’s joyful confidence in the unpredictable nature of things. But that’s simply one of its many charms. Musgrave lives... Read more


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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO:Courtesy of the Yukon Film Society

This year’s Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) features a series of films draw audiences’ attention to the experiences of life in the Canadian Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. The North on Screen series comprises a third of the Yukon Film Society... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-09-24 PHOTO: Katie Newman

Hot dogs and hamburgers flew from the grill into buns and then into mouths at this year's Yukon Art Centre Volunteer barbecue. The event, which is open to the public, is held each year to thank all the volunteers who help keep the Yukon Arts Centre.. Read more

Yukon Arts

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June 2014

Charlene Alexander barely pauses for breath as she lists the ways the annual Adäka Cultural Festival contributes to revitalizing First Nations’ art and culture in the Yukon. Read more

Yukon Culture

So what's Dean Eyre doing here? He's taking the job of finding the right bikes for people really seriously – and having fun doing it. Eyre is the owner of Cadence Cycle at 508 Wood Street, in the centre of downtown Whitehorse. Yes, it used to be Ph Read more

Yukon Local Business

As we race toward Christmas and the new year of promise that follows, I can't help but reflect on the wonderful and poignant experiences that have transpired over these last 12 months. Post-Christmas, last year, began with a wonderful evening... Read more


What makes a vacation, at least for me, is going to a place different than what you are accustomed to. This could be a change in your physical surroundings, your schedule and even what you explore and taste. The last several weeks have been all of... Read more