Yukon

This Yukon Man Has Lived In Canada For 60 Years

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Donovan McGlaughlin admits his story is hard to believe, but he wants Canadians to keep an open mind as he explains why he may have to app...

What I Learned This Week: The Three-Word Secret to Tourism Success

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Andy Nulman

Most greeting moves are micro, but their effects are macro.They set the mood and the tone for one's stay, no matter how long and no matter where, be it a few nights in property, two weeks at a destination or even an hour or so at a simple restaurant or attraction.

What I Learned This Week: The Exponential Value of Doing Your Homework

Andy Nulman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Living
Andy Nulman

Despite the fact that as a lesson, it's a golden oldie and basic common sense, the ultimate benefit of fastidiously doing one's homework is oft-forgotten in these days of hyper-speed everything. So here's a personal anecdote to illustrate what I mean.

Head to Dawson City, Yukon For Some Real Country Living

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Travel
Nikki Fotheringham

Stepping out onto a street in Dawson City feels like you're on the set of a snowy western movie. Born during the Yukon gold rush, Dawson City is a charming community with historical sites for tourists, pristine wilderness for the outdoor adventurer and breathtaking beauty for the amateur photographer in all of us.

Yukon Opens HUGE Swath Of Pristine Land To Mining

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Business

The Yukon government has opened a vast area of wilderness up for mining, a move which has prompted a legal challenge from First Nations and conservati...

Linking Canada's Arctic To The South

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Politics

INUVIK, N.W.T. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper broke ceremonial ground Wednesday on a new all-weather highway to the coast of the Arctic Ocean, buildi...

North America's Forgotten Frontier: Canadian Arctic

Diane Francis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

Canada's North is unexplored, unmapped and undeveloped making Canada itself a laggard in terms of economic development. The territories are cold and remote and unpopulated but so are Alaska and Siberia and yet jurisdictions are massively wealthy and have large populations and infrastructure.

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.

Finally, A Railway Oil Can Ride On

Diane Francis | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

A group of Canadian businessmen has obtained the blessing of Alaskan tribes and Canadian First Nations to build a railroad through their lands that could carry up to five million barrels per day from the oil sands to the super tanker port in Valdez, Alaska. This is truly a nation-building project that must be seriously evaluated by all governments and the oil industry.

Harper's in Need of Some Real Northern Exposure

Romeo Saganash | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Romeo Saganash

This month I visited the northernmost region in my riding, Nunavik, and met with people from all walks of life there. Trips like those give you a real reality check that some politicians go out of their way to avoid. Last week the Prime Minister had a chance to begin listening to the people of the North, but instead he stayed inside his bubble. Clearly, this is work that Conservatives cannot properly do.

Across Canada On 5 Tanks Of Gas?!

CBC | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada Business

A Yukon teenager will try to drive across the country on just five tanks of gas. Simone Kitchen-Kuiack, 17, is taking part in...

Election Day In The Yukon

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada Politics

WHITEHORSE - It's election day in Canada's smallest territory.Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski hopes to lead his Yukon Party to its third consecutive ma...

Study: Canada Needs To Improve Arctic Communication

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada

A recent study suggests weak northern communications networks are holding back economic development and impairing efforts to enforce Canadian sovereig...

What Will And Kate Should Really See In Yellowknife But Won't

The Huffington Post Canada | Katherine Laidlaw | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

After a fun-filled day in Prince Edward Island, William and Kate flew north to the land of the midnight sun. A crowd of a couple hundred turned out...

Yukon Party Replaces Premier Fentie

The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada Politics

(Canadian Press) -- The Yukon Party has selected a new leader and has replaced Canada's longest-serving premier in the process. Darrell Pasloski ha...