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Yukon Love

Yukon Love

Yukon Love Column by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail


Yukon Love columnist Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail,  tells the Territory's tales of romance.


Know a great Yukon love story? Email love@whatsupyukon.com

They each moved to Whitehorse to start fresh, but Bruce and Jana McDonald never thought that would include a second chance at love. Jana, a psychologist, moved north in 2012 after her 30-year marriage and then-Alberta-based job came to an end Read more

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July 3-2014

On July 17, 2014 Stephen and Rob Dunbar-Edge will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. This event, a milestone for any couple, is especially significant for them: it commemorates a battle, hard won. Read more

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June 12 Issue

After 48 years together, one of Rick Karp’s favourite words for his wife, Joy, is “B’shert”, a Yiddish word for destiny, or soul mate. It certainly felt like kismet when they met on April 16, 1966. “Joy was having a party and needed a couple of e Read more

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In 2007, Craig Graham-Biggers left the Yukon to run a bar in Baja, Mexico for a year. He expected sun and sand and to earn a living, but did not think he would find love. But he did. Read more

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Stirring Up Good Memories Read more

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Yukon Love

Yukon Love Column by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

Christina Kaiser first fell in love with the Yukon in 1998, long before she set eyes on the man she would marry. Christina, who was living in her native Germany at the time, took a trip to Canada and drove from Vancouver to Fairbanks and back that... Read more

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"I'm going to marry her someday." It was 1941 and Gordon Cameron was a 19-year-old aircraft mechanic apprenticing with Yukon Southern Airways. Bob Hunter had just shown him a photo of his family and Gordon decided then-and-there that Hunter's... Read more

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The following story is from an online exhibit by Yukon Archives that features letters, diaries, manuscripts, newspaper articles, photos, home movies and sound recordings collected and saved by Mary's family in Pennsylvania. Read more

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"We've been married 65 years and we still talk to each other," Gordon Toole chuckles warmly. "I still feel the same about Rose as I did when we first got married, even more so." Read more

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Bruce Barrett and Judy Forrest came up to the Yukon for adventure and work, but never dreamed they'd fall in love with the territory — or each other. Read more

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They met on a mountain in 1924 and never looked down. Esmé Trevor-Bulkley was hiking Capilano Canyon in North Vancouver with two other Read more

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Ian Usher and Moe Boksa are not bound by convention — and neither is their love story. Boksa was living in Whitehorse in 2008 at "Moetown," Read more

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