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Issue: 2016-01-14

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Issue: 2016-01-14


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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: kozzi.com

According to the Canadian Cancer Society Advisory Committee on Cancer Statistics, Canadian Statistics 2015, one out of every four Canadians will die of some form of cancer in their lifetime. Research in 2009 showed that about 2.4 per cent of the... Read more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: courtesy of Steve Maddock

Steve Maddock owes at least part of his resumé to the bad judgment of another singer. In 1998, the crooner/actor/voice teacher from Burnaby, B.C., got an unexpected call from a cruise ship line, asking him to fill in for its previous male... Read more

Yukon Music

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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: 2016-01-14 PHOTOS: Joe Ordonez

Every November up to 3,600 eagles gather in one place: the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines, Alaska. It is the largest gathering of eagles on earth. The Preserve holds unique conditions for these magnificent birds: Sections of the Chilkat... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

After months of slowly working on my camper, I pull an all-nighter on the last day of April, frantically paring my possessions down to what can fit inside my new miniscule home. Innumerable donated garbage bags later, my bedroom is stripped to its... Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Catherine Lamarche

Oh, my little Elsa is already three. Time goes by really fast, but not too fast. Time goes by at a perfect speed. I appreciate every moment and I try to be fully present as often as I think of it. Yes it is hard, but it’s possible. Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

Some of the most common resolutions made in the New Year are about health. Almost 70 per cent of consumers surveyed by Nielsen in 2015 had made resolutions focused on staying fit, healthy, and svelte. Of course, the most commonly broken and... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTOS: Rick Massie

Smooth and brown, the eggs slip through the machine where they are held up one at a time to the light. The light shines through the shells and illuminates the interior of the egg and then the machine moves the egg down the light so the next egg... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Jeffery Care

Whitehorse jazz singer and songwriter Fawn Fritzen recently returned from Toronto and is ready to get back to business. While in Toronto, Fritzen participated in Coalition Music's ten-week Artist Entrepreneur program, learning more about business... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Miche Genest

A familiar sight at many a gathering during the holiday season is the punch bowl, ranging in formality from fine, etched crystal to battered salad bowl, filled to the brim with a fruity, bubbly concoction, set on a tablecloth stained here and... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: kozzi.com

The fastest snow machine race on earth, the 47th Alcan 200 International Snow Machine Road Rally, will roar to a start on Jan. 16 near Haines, Alaska. Drivers sign up the night before, Jan. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the Fogcutter Bar in Haines. Read more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Jozien Keijzer

Hello Everybody, We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you used to Editor@WhatsUpYukon.com Read more

Living With Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Not too long ago if you wanted to find Berton House, the home of the Berton House Writers’ Retreat, you would have been directed to 8th Avenue and told to look at the building across the street from Parks Canada’s Robert Service Cabin site. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-01-14 Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

THEY MAKE A BALL ROUND AN’ THEY THROW IT AROUND. WHEN THEY PLAY FOR THE GREY CUP THEY KICK THE BALL WAY UP. Read more

Old Crow