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Northwest Territories

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Issue: 2018-11-07, PHOTO: John Henderson

When he arrived in Yellowknife, back in 2004, with his wife, Serena, and baby daughter, Janessa, it didn’t occur to John Henderson that he might still be there 14 years later, have a thriving career as chief operating officer at the Det'on Cho... more

Literature

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Issue: 2018-07-11, PHOTO: Dieter Weise

This summer marks almost 30 years of the Great Northern Arts Festival. The annual arts festival is held every summer in the vibrant town of Inuvik, from July 13 to 22, at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex. Each year, artists and performers from... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2018-06-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon College

Burning one litre of diesel fuel produces about 2.7 kilograms of carbon dioxide. So, for example, Grise Fiord (Ausuittuq), a community of 150 located on the southern shore of Ellesmere Island, in Nunavut, is dependent on burning diesel to provide... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: Yukon First Nation Graduation Society/Rick Massie

On May 25, students from all over the Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories gathered in Whitehorse at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, in celebration of the forty-third annual First Nations graduation... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2018-03-14, PHOTO: courtesy of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

There’s a furry addition to Team Yukon’s uniforms as they march into the opening ceremony of the Arctic Winter Games in the Northwest Territories on March 18. Athletes will sport fur pom-poms made from wolf pelts harvested in the Haines Junction... more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2018-03-14, PHOTO: courtesy of the 2018 AWG Host Society

The Arctic Winter Games are fast approaching and Kechi( pronounced Kee-Chee), the snowy owl, is helping to spread the spirit of the games. Selected as the official mascot for the games, Kechi is all on board to represent the games slogan, Find... more

Yukon Winter

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Issue: 2018-01-24, PHOTO: (s)hiver Arts Society

Ask most people what they do during the cold month of January, and they would say, “Stay inside and keep warm.” The (s)hiver Arts Society, however, wants to change that. They are encouraging people to come out into the cold and attend the 4th... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of From the North

We deserve a pat on the back. That’s part of the point of From the North says Kim Winnicky, executive producer of the arts performance and show, a Canada 150 project being produced by Music Yukon. “We (in the territories) don’t often get a chance... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Charles Ketchabauw

When Charles Ketchabauw and Lisa Marie DiLiberto rolled into Whitehorse late last month, they weren't your typical rubber-tire tourists. Sure, they had two small kids and a teardrop trailer in tow, which made their eight-day journey from Toronto... more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

Three photo-based shows currently on exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre all aspire to convey something of the experience of living in the North. Of course there is no “the” when it comes to north; there are many norths. In my opinion, the exhibits... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-07-14, PHOTO: Nathalie Heiberg-Harrison

Every year for 10 days, northern artists and art lovers gather in Inuvik, a small town of 3,400 in the NWT, to celebrate culture and creativity. Entering its 28th year, the Great Northern Arts Festival features almost 60 artists from the Yukon, ... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-03-24, PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

About two weeks into my month in Toronto, I go with a friend to the Museum of Inuit Art, where there’s a display of photography by youth in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Inside the museum we head off in separate directions, him taking his... more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2016-02-25, PHOTO: Zero Waste Yukon

Reducing our solid waste is not an easily digested subject. An upcoming conference in Whitehorse hopes to break down solutions into manageable bites. The Working Towards Zero Waste in the North Conference will bring together approximately 120... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

“It’s an important winter to show this,” says Lauren Williams, collections manager at Toronto’s Museum of Inuit Art. She’s referring to the photography exhibit by Yukon youth, This is Our Arctic, currently on display at the museum. The photos... more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Mandy Wong

There’s a GoPro video I captured on my recent trip to the Cirque of the Unclimbables. In it, I am 200 feet up a rock wall, suspended from a questionable anchor made of various webbing and rusted bolts. Above me is 2,300 feet of vertical granite... more

Yukon Summer

One Word: The Yukon Experience, pulls together select performances from The Yukon Experience and What the Land Remembers. It is a 30-minute show that will lead off the medal ceremony on Feb. 20, starting at 6:30 p.m. more

Yukon Active