Issue: 2008-04-18

The labour market. It's an issue that has been discussed to no end and we still haven't reached a solution. Where do we find staff for our tourism businesses? Of course, we've been presented with numerous options from increasing wages to offering Read more

Yukon Business

News out of Birmingham, Alabama this month has a local consumer lobby group calling for a boycott of all Anheuser-Busch products in the Birmingham/Jefferson County area due to anti-craft beer legislation in that state. Read more

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Issue: 2008-04-18

When you are looking for a tough indoor plant, sanseveria trifasciata (or more commonly called snake plant) is a hardy choice. These sturdy plants are also a good pick for new indoor gardeners who are looking for plants with minimal maintenance. Read more

Farm - Garden

Let's face it: whomever you hire will likely be gone within five years. Workers are transient these days and that is not a situation that is unique to the young. Read more

What's Up Yukon Columns

Watching Extras will make you a better person. Well, maybe not, but if you took the time to watch Ricky Gervais' comedic opus from start to its concluding special, you will have seen one of the greatest comedies on television. True story... Read more



Issue: 2008-12-04

The sky is clear and I do not have to work tomorrow. At about 6 p.m., I put my gear out and start to get things prepared for an evening of galaxy hunting; it is, after all, the best time to go hunting for these elusive fuzzy little patches of... Read more


In Ammanda Partridge's case, however, she didn't so much "fire her boss" when she bought KB's Esthetics from her own boss, Kathleen Burke, as she did "hire her boss". After turning down others who wanted to buy the successful Main Street business.... Read more

Yukon Local Business

It must be a magic trick, because Andy Massingham is going to hold the attention of a Yukon Arts Centre audience for one hour with just a lightbulb, a chair and a bowl. Read more

Theatre - Dance

It is a style of dance pulled together by Liszt Alfonso to great success these past 17 years. On April 20 and 21, she brings this "sensual mix of fire and spice" to the Yukon Arts Centre. Read more

Theatre - Dance

What better way to welcome the return of the sun but to pack a picnic and find a slope covered with crocuses? While it may feel like spring will never arrive, eventually it does and the whole world seems to change ... sometimes overnight. Here is... Read more

Those of us in the workforce who are over the age of 30 have one thing in common: we have nothing in common with those under 30. Read more

Yukon Careers

My generation saw the traditional farm gobbled up by corporate agri-business and the cost of food decrease markedly. Today, average consumers pay only 10 per cent of their income on food and the farmer/food producer is the lowest paid person on the f Read more

The Green Issues

"It's hard to think of myself as a young entrepreneur, I've been doing it so long," says Mrs. Lee Randell. She and her husband, Mr. Lee Randell, bought Peak Fitness in 2001 and have run the gym together ever since. Read more

Yukon Local Business

It is an expectation that not only can your money buy the best coffee from the farmer you know the name of, but that it also comes ensconced in multiple insulated cups and holders, that you have six kinds of sugar (at least two of which should be org Read more


Your questions will work better if you ask the right kind of questions and in the right order. You need to bring all the information into focus, trying to decide what action to take or which change will move you toward a solution of your problem. Read more

Yukon Business

Andrew Finton, of the Sundog Retreat Carving Program, likes to point to Calvin Morberg as one of his successful young carvers. Today he has a long way to point. Morberg's off on a cultural delegation to Siberia. Read more

Yukon Business