Letters

Area man claims flying pride flag makes museum a PC ‘gulag’

Area man claims flying pride flag makes museum a PC ‘gulag’ Hugh…

  • Jul 6, 2017

A truly grand Grand Hall

When we presented the first nine years of the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass…

  • Jun 23, 2017

Transportation museum welcomes everyone

One of the wonderful qualities of Whitehorse is its inclusive way of…

  • Jun 21, 2017
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Open letter to Larry Bagnell

I’m sure you know about the movement afoot (www.recognition2action.ca) to recognize Indigenous…

  • Jun 21, 2017

Open letter to Larry Bagnell

I’m sure you know about the movement afoot (www.recognition2action.ca) to recognize Indigenous Canadians as equal founders of Canada.

Transportation museum welcomes everyone

One of the wonderful qualities of Whitehorse is its inclusive way of being. We at the Yukon Transportation Museum are proud to be part of this community.

Universal child care subsidizes the wealthy

As a parent of two children, the cost of child care is a pretty common conversation piece in my day to day life. It is not cheap to get someone to care for your children all day while you’re at work.

  • Jun 20, 2017

List of grievances

As a pensioner, one who has chosen to retire here after more than 45 years in the Yukon, I am alarmed that this government is about to reduce my income in order to fund a Liberal spending spree of unprecedented proportion.

Tips for travelling with pets

Summer is here and so are road trips. Along with your family and friends, your pets may be joining you on the road.

  • Jun 16, 2017

History is on the move this summer

It has been a busy week. In fact, I have been practically run off my feet and still can’t keep up with every historical event that is being offered in Whitehorse.

List of carbon tax grievances

As a pensioner, one who has chosen to retire here after more…

  • Jun 16, 2017

Ross River road woes

Last time I drove to Ross River, I turned my GPS on to see how many miles were ahead, check my fuel mileage, and so forth.

Yukon’s women need more help

The Yukon Women’s Coalition is shocked by the recent deaths of Sarah MacIntosh and Wendy Margaret Carlick. We extend our sincere condolences to the MacIntosh and Carlick families and to the communities of Whitehorse and Watson Lake.

Why the provinces and territories should do most of the work on weed

Ottawa is again being accused of downloading problems to the provinces as it moves to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana.

  • Jun 14, 2017

An early trip on the Overland Trail

“We dashed through virgin forests, climbed mountains, flew around dizzying curves, and skidded along narrow cliffs until my heart was in my throat and my soul was full of thrills.”

Understanding extended warranties

Once you’ve agreed to a deal on a vehicle, you normally leave the action of the showroom and move to a quiet office with the dealership’s business or finance manager.

  • Jun 9, 2017

Food truck frenzy in Whitehorse

Food trucks are a “thing” in trendy West Coast cities like Portland, Seattle and San Francisco. And Whitehorse is joining the craze.

Problems with legal aid

I have several children with different moms here in Whitehorse. I have been having difficulties with some of the mothers providing me with adequate visitation or none at all.

Simple narratives never tell the whole story

It seems like such a dreadfully obvious thing to point out, but some of the things that happen in the world happen for more than one reason. The cliche is that things happen for a reason. But things happen for rarely just one reason.

  • Jun 7, 2017

Let bears be bears

We are killing bears for being bears. The human behaviour that creates the very problem that leads to the destruction of even more bears continues.