Whitehorse

Whitehorse Jail Called 'Gulag' By Community Advocates

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada

A new jail that the Yukon government vowed would address the "root causes" of violence through rehabilitation is doing the exact opposite, say justice...

How I Got Lost in the Yukon Wilderness

Martin Parnell | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Travel
Martin Parnell

It's 3:30 p.m. and won't be long before darkness falls. The ice fog is rolling across the trail and frost hangs from the trees and bushes like a white blanket. I've got enough water for a couple of hours but there's a small hitch, I don't know where I am. Should I continue on this road or turn back? Am I heading towards Whitehorse or Dawson City? Time to make a decision.

Polaris Prize Winner Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slam Polaris Prize

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Music

Music-lovers and the Canadian music industry came together at the Polaris Music Prize Gala to celebrate and reward the best Canadian album of the past...

WATCH: Live Stream The Polaris Music Prize Gala

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, throws itself a huge annual party with nominee performing while the Gra...

Who Will Win The 2013 Polaris Prize?

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, a not-for-profit organization celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, is gearing up to reward one Canadian act ...

The Challenges of Food Security in the Yukon

Small Change Fund | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Small Change Fund

In Dawson City, one step away from the arctic circle, we are working to promote more local food production. Here, more than anywhere else, food matters. We are at the end of the road and conditions are quite crude. Food here is expensive, but mostly fresh, which is already a huge improvement compared to 100 years ago.

Northern Lights In The Yukon: Is Canada Inadvertently Solving Japan's Population Decline Crisis?

Abi Paul | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

It was a chilly but clear evening (-35 degrees Celsius) when we got on the tour bus in Whitehorse, Yukon. The tour was for the viewing of the spectacular northern lights, an atmospheric phenomenon that is best viewed under certain environmental conditions during certain periods of the year at certain locations in the northern hemisphere.

5-Year-Old Girl Killed On Soccer Field

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada

WATSON LAKE, - RCMP and the Yukon Coroners' Service are investigating the death of a five-year-old girl on a high school soccer field after the net ti...

Whitehorse Couple Makes Stunning Discovery.. In Their Basement

CP | Max Leighton, The Whitehorse Star, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada

WHITEHORSE - The remains of what is believed to be a prehistoric bison have been unearthed while a couple dug up their basement in suburban Whitehorse...

Five Found Dead In Whitehorse Home

CP | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada

WHITEHORSE - Five people, including two school-age children, were found dead at a home in a Whitehorse suburb Sunday, but the RCMP said they do not su...