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Skills Canada

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Skills Canada Alberta

Armed with cardboard, duct tape and your wits, can you get a boat to float? That’s the challenge that Samantha Hand, executive director of Skills Canada Yukon, is issuing to Yukon youth this month. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: courtesy of Chantelle Tarapaski

In 2008, then 21 year old Chantelle Tarapaski, moved up to the Yukon from Vancouver, B.C. and decided to open her own hair studio. “I felt I needed a place that reflected my work and style, with more creature comforts,” said Tarapaski. “We work... Read more

Health and Wellness

Drywalling, re-flooring, plumbing, levelling, finishing a deck... to me, the list sounds like a whole lot of, "Hey, how many handy guys do we know?" To me, and many women (and men) like me, the idea of home renos is strictly for the professionals. Read more

Hobbies

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

Braden Brickner's first job was dishing out popcorn at the Yukon Cinema. Now, the 19-year-old Vanier Catholic Secondary School grad is about to produce his first indie film. With a marquee-filling title lifted straight from the most famous poem Rob Read more

Photography - Film

Pat McKenna takes a cook's tour of famous, infamous and soon-to-be famous Yukon chefs. Featured today is Mary-El Kerr of Whitehorse. Mary-El Kerr, owner and operator of Mary-El Fine Food & Catering, brings a wide variety of expertise and pizzazz... Read more