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Tourism Industry Association of Yukon

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Issue: 2019-07-31, PHOTO: Meighan Makarchuk

The Yukon Culinary Festival will show that the territory has a lot to offer when it comes to food. The line-up of events includes everything food lovers could dream off, from cooking over an open fire, to a family lunch at Horse Haven Ranch. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Every few years the Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon brings either its spring or fall conference to Dawson City. TIA Yukon Executive Director Blake Rogers says that it makes even more sense than usual this year. “This year is a special... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Fritz Mueller

Take some time off work – that’s the only way you’ll be able to enjoy all the programming offered by the Adäka Cultural Festival this month. That’s the suggestion from Lynn Feasey, director of arts for Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-08-11, PHOTO: Courtesy of Suzanne Paleczny

Yukon artist Lawrie Crawford imagined a gallery, an airy space with high ceilings and big beautiful windows. She could picture Suzanne Paleczny’s sculpture of Icarus hanging there. With that vision an idea was born. Crawford and her colleagues in... Read more

Carcross

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Issue: 2016-08-11, PHOTO: Michele Doucette

The Yukon is filled with culinary hidden gems, according to Eric Pateman. A culinary expert, Pateman had no idea how rich the Yukon food scene was until Debra Ryan, manager of strategic planning for Air North, finally persuaded him to visit... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-11-05 PHOTO: courtesy of Shirley Chua Tan

I have an idea that would really put the Yukon on the world map: let’s build a True North Queen School. Tourists and Yukon students could spend few weeks at the Queen School, named after the wealth of history Rendezvous Queens study in order to be... Read more

Yukon Education

Long-time Yukoners

Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Lori Garrison

“I was ready to live here permanently the day I got here – the land just drew (me) in,” says Velma Hull. The day she is speaking of was 57 years ago, when she and her husband - well-known local handyman and one-time bike shop owner Red Hull... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2015-08-13 PHOTO: Miche Genest

Sometimes in life you have to make up a recipe on paper and hope it works out. Such was the case last month From far away in Ontario, with no access to the berries or the vodka I needed to test-drive, I created a virtual cocktail and sent the... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-07-30 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

I arrived for the 8 a.m. meeting at 7:40. But it had already started. I was to be a “fl y on the wall” as advertising professionals planned out the YukonNOW television commercials targeting domestic summer travellers. Read more

Yukon Business

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Issue: 2015-07-23 PHOTO: by courtesy of Yukon Culinary Fair

At the end of July, foodies from across the country will travel north to take part in the 2015 Yukon Culinary Festival. Now in its third year, the festival will showcase and celebrate the Yukon’s local food movement to visitors and locals alike. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-05-07 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Yukon Government (YG) finally decided to sign on in a substantive way to the push for UNESCO World Heritage Status for the site designated Tr’ondëk/ Klondike. The press release hasn’t been issued yet as I write these words, but I know, because... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-02-12 PHOTO: courtesy of Judith Beaumont

Judy Beaumont talks about the early days volunteering in the Yukon Quest office. The cramped space was shared with the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous in the (former) Regina hotel. “The office was in behind the bar, this little crappy office in the back,” Read more

Yukon Winter

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Photo: Courtesy of TIA Yukon

The Yukon is unlike any place I have ever been. It boasts a rich history, a remarkable cast of characters who readily share fascinating stories, and a vast and unforgiving landscape that has shaped the people and culture. Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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July 31, 2014

Birch syrup, fireweed jelly, juniper berry shortbread, and low bush cranberries are a few of the ingredients that will rise to the occasion for the Yukon Culinary Festival. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

Q: What do you think about organizations teaming up or Partnering in the Yukon? I posed this question to the members of TIA Yukon, with regard to the tourism industry. The responses were clear and passionate. Forming partnerships is paramount to suc Read more

Yukon Business

The labour market. It's an issue that has been discussed to no end and we still haven't reached a solution. Where do we find staff for our tourism businesses? Of course, we've been presented with numerous options from increasing wages to offering Read more

Yukon Business

Now that the days are longer than the nights again (although sometime in January at –54 we thought that this might never happen this year) our thoughts at the brewery turn to Beer Season. We don't think of the seasons here like "winter" and "summer", Read more

Beverages