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Four kinds of people trump money in political poker

Four kinds of people trump money in political poker

In a game of legislative poker, who wins?This is the question David Landis, a state senator from Lincoln, Nebraska, asked municipal politicians…
Enviro cabs bump into bylaw barrier

Enviro cabs bump into bylaw barrier

A pedal-powered taxi service is set to hit downtown Whitehorse streets this month if the city’s bylaw office comes on board.
Young entrepreneurs will display their wares in Halifax

Young entrepreneurs will display their wares in Halifax

Imagine driving all the way from Carmacks to Whitehorse just to buy helium-filled balloons for a family birthday party.
The third wheel debate

The third wheel debate

A $5-million investment towards climate change could go a long way in a territory with 32,000 people.But the Yukon Party government has decided to…
Local theatre takes on the Bible

Local theatre takes on the Bible

Anton Solomon is worried the set will melt.Sitting in Wood Street Annex surrounded by cardboard and sawdust, Inherit the Wind’s director eyed…
To experience global warming, visit the Arctic

To experience global warming, visit the Arctic

Global warming is opening up the Northwest Passage, raising environmental and security concerns for Canada.
Local gas store owner tries to go green

Local gas store owner tries to go green

Ray McLennon, owner of the Gas & Go in Granger, is trying to be an ethical fuel retailer.He has been lending out copies of Al Gore’s…
Canadian Tire says, ‘Supersize me’

Canadian Tire says, ‘Supersize me’

When you walk into the new Canadian Tire store in Whitehorse your mouth drops at its epic size.But a strange feeling quickly sets in.
Hype outdoes economic reality of the Games

Hype outdoes economic reality of the Games

The numbers were $70- to-$100-million.The question that prompted them: how much profit — in the stark dollar and cent numbers that anchor…

Society must consider planet’s plumbing

When it comes to climate change, humanity has to think marathon, not sprint.“Expectations have to be set over the long-term,” said…