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Whitehorse fundraiser supports blood cancer research

Carol Deuling doesn't have a bucket list. She's never been the type of person to put things off, to wait until retirement to do what she wants. She's travelled a lot, and worked part-time for many years.

Home baking and old friends lure mushers to McCabe Creek

McCABE CREEK Mushers eat a lot. Jari Kruse had been baking for the last four days, and the homemade cinnamon buns were almost gone.

Rescuing Haitian children while scraping for cash

Like many young women away from home, Morgan Wienberg needs money. But the 20-year-old, who hails from Whitehorse, isn't hoping her mother, Karen, sends her cash to cover school and groceries.

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Creating community solutions to community problems

If Canada’s court system is a square peg, some northern communities are a round hole. “It’s not very useful to put people in a…

Whitehorse man’s homemade zamboni keeps hockey rink alive

One of the best ice surfaces in the territory can be found on a small outdoor rink in the heart of the Hillcrest subdivision, far away from the road and nestled among spruce trees.

Empowering women is the secret to ending much African misery

After the water washed back into the sea, aid continued to pour into the countries bordering the Indian Ocean that had been devastated by the 2004…

Yukoner heads to the HIV front lines

Stephanie Bamforth is finally going to do the kind of nursing she's always wanted. In a month, she'll be tending the sick in Oudalan province, Burkina Faso, where people live in raised thatched homes to keep from being buried in sandstorms.

Consent crews tour territory’s music festivals

Consent is everything: that's the message being spread at the Dawson City Music Festival and other events this summer by women's groups as part of a campaign against sexual violence.

The toughest bike ride in the world

KASHGAR to DARCHEN Kashgar impressed Marco Polo more than 700 years ago; he says it was the biggest and most splendid city in the region.

Documentary revisits historic ascent in Kluane National Park

Robert F. Kennedy had never climbed a mountain in his life when he stepped foot on the tarmac at the Whitehorse airport in March 1965.

And God said, let there be tarsands…

Bishop Luc Bouchard is at the crossroads between morality and big oil. His parish, the St. Paul diocese in northeastern Alberta, is home to the Athabasca oilsands.

Robert Service remembered in alpine expedition

There are strange things done in the midnight sun, by the men who seek adventure and fame. But perhaps none stranger than a group of American adventurers climbing a lonely Canadian mountain...

Bringing books to Bariadi

Many Canadian immigrants send money back home. Leonard Boniface sent a library. In January, the Mobile Youth Container Center officially opened in Bariadi, Tanzania, Boniface's hometown.

Moving towards community living

No one wants to grow up in an institution; no one should ever have to. Yet many decades ago, that was the fate of many Yukoners. Yukon children with pronounced disabilities often became wards of the government.

Down and out at Christmas

The woman is talking with a raspy voice. She says it's from the mould in the hotel where she's found herself living lately. "I share the washroom with about 10 men - I can't shower because the tub is so filthy," says Jean, not her real name.

Recalling clans for ‘invisible’ fathers

The loss of the aboriginal family is synonymous with the loss of First Nations' clan systems, says Champagne and Aishihik First Nation elder Chuck Hume.

Dawson City tourists can team up to solve a murder most foul

The door closed, followed by the click of a lock. The timer showed 60 minutes. That’s how long we had to solve a murder and find our way out of the room.

Africans see themselves through an African lens

Photojournalist Robertson Bales spent years documenting development projects in Southeast Asia and South America — but his latest venture…

Canadian MP battles distress in Darfur

After working for 10 years in southern Sudan, Liberal MP Glen Pearson got caught up in Darfur’s suffering.

A decade of marriage equality in the Yukon

For their 10-year wedding anniversary on July 17, Stephen and Rob Dunbar-Edge wanted to do something significant and rather unconventional.