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Sylvia Kolopenuk

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APTN Columnist Sylvia Kolopenuk is a past manager of communications for APTN. Sylvia wrote monthly columns giving our readers a glimpse of what was to come at APTN.


APTN North can be found on Northwestel TV on Channel 7 and APTN HD on Channel 702. On Bell ExpressVu, it is on Channel 270 and APTN HD on Channel 808. On Star Choice, it is on Channel 350.

It's a walking, talking paradox ... well, mostly it's a walking paradox: If wearing socks with sandals is so wrong, why do so many of us do it? I like to think it's because we Yukoners are soooo polite. If our tourists do it, whether it be from poor Read more

Humour

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is set to stage its annual celebration of National Aboriginal Day in Canada. This year's fifth anniversary event will be shining bigger, brighter and better than ever. Read more

Yukon Culture

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APTN broadcasts a wide variety of Hollywood films, with features four nights per week and additional matinees on weekends. A lot of viewers wonder how we choose our films. If APTN is an Aboriginal network, what does that have to do with Read more

Yukon Culture

Cooking With the Wolfman returns for its eighth season, this time heating up with a brand new culinary cook-off format that will keep viewers culturally informed and highly entertained. Read more

Yukon Culture

Tansi! For those unfamiliar with Aboriginal languages, 'tansi' is a friendly greeting in the Cree language somewhat akin to 'hello' in English. It is a word used often in one of APTN's most popular children's programs, Nehiyawetan. Read more

Photography - Film

While APTN is ushering in the New Year with a number of great new shows, perhaps the biggest buzz will come from the premiere of the long-awaited, controversial dramatic series based on a pilot of the same name that debuted on APTN in the fall Read more

Photography - Film

The holiday season might be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the busiest. So take a break from the hustle and bustle, throw a log on the fire, make some hot cocoa and tune in for APTN's special December programming. Read more

Yukon Music

In past columns, we've focused on a variety of genres of APTN programming, such as comedies, documentaries and blockbuster movies. But did you know that APTN produces its own national and investigative news programming, and gathers information from 1 Read more

Health and Wellness

Kreviazuk, of course, is a world-renowned contemporary singer/songwriter and pianist; Arcand is a Canadian actor perhaps best known for his role in the popular drama series North of 60; and Secola is an award-winning folk & blues rocker, master guita Read more

Yukon Music

Music is in the air at APTN. During the month of May, we'll be featuring some of the best musical talent this country has to offer and some future contenders. Many of the most talented musicians in Canada are from Aboriginal communities, and while o Read more

Yukon Music

One of the things some viewers may not realize about APTN is that we regularly broadcast award-winning, informative, inspiring and thought-provoking documentaries. Read more

Photography - Film

Which APTN programs do you like to watch? Would you watch them online? What do you like most about our network? What would you change if you could? We want to know. Read more

Photography - Film

Our chance to showcase the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games to viewers across Canada as the world's first Aboriginal Official Broadcaster is upon us, and we don't intend to disappoint. Over 214 hours of live coverage in eight Aboriginal languages Read more

Photography - Film

Of course, our big news for this year is APTN's February coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games as the world's first Aboriginal official broadcaster. I'll have more details about our coverage and schedule in next month's column. For now, Read more

Photography - Film

So what's up at APTN for December? Just the rollout of a new winter schedule, featuring dynamic programming that will lead up to one of the network's greatest television achievements: broadcast coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Read more

Yukon Music

Beginning with this issue, What's Up Yukon will be publishing a monthly entertainment roundup of APTN programming specific to the Yukon. I'll do my best to provide you with highlights for each month and I'll throw in an insider tidbit, here and there Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

The two-time Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter and guitarist, slated to perform on the Whitehorse stage for APTN's Aboriginal Day Live '09 on June 20, has long been a fixture on the international music scene, known as much for his intricate guitar Read more

Yukon Music