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Memorial Benches

Sandor Istvan Elek , founder of Sandor's Clothing Ltd, was considered a bit of an outsider when he arrived in Whitehorse, but very quickly gained the respect of local businessmen and the community at large Read more

Yukon History

"I liken her to a fizzy drink—refreshing, invigorating and fun." "She was a hummingbird with high energy." Read more

Yukon History

One of Walter Holway's favourite activities was participating in Edna's "Anytime Thanksgiving" suppers. The couple didn't wait until the actual Thanksgiving holiday to host a feast. Any time during the year, Edna would plan and prepare a big Read more

Yukon History

Along the way I met a grandpa out with his grandchildren. They were on a nature walk and very excited to show me budding pussy willows. I imagined Norma with her own children, walking the trail, looking for signs of nature. Read more

Yukon History

My friend Jan O. recently told me she liked my research ideas about the Memorial Bench people. She said she worked with Joan Veinott and that everyone who knew her says the same thing: Joan Veinott was amazing! Read more

Yukon History

Jan Phenix Blair was an occupational therapist in Yukon from 1995 to 2000.Her mother, Anne Blair, told me that when Jan entered a room - whether a classroom, a large university event, or a small cabin in northern Yukon - she was like a magnet; people Read more

Yukon History