Issue: 2012-01-26

One of the most common emergency calls that vets get is for seizures in dogs. Other animals can have seizures, but most of the calls involve dogs. Most people know roughly what epilepsy is, but much of the disease remains a mystery to most. Read more

Yukoners Pets

Much attention has been paid recently to the topic of Canadian content and national pride in literature. It seems we're writing about everywhere except Canada. Read more


The eventuality has come to pass – the cold snap has finally caught up with us. After spending the winter to date enjoying generally mild temperatures, allowing even the most cold-averse of us to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and pond hockey, we are... Read more

Yukon Active

Santa Claus lives at the North Pole. Earl Miller, curator of the Untrue North exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre's Public Gallery, identifies what he calls the "lie" of the ideal North with Canada's "ideal alter-ego," ... Read more

Yukon Arts

I admit it, I'm a beerist. Not quite so harsh a thing as being a nihilist or a sexist, but I have high expectations for the beer I drink - beer snob, maybe. Read more


Peter Menzies' commitment to trades education at Robert Service School (RSS) in Dawson City is setting an example for the Yukon. According to Menzies, a teacher since 2004, there is a serious lack of technology-based education in rural Yukon schools Read more

Yukon Education