Homelessness in Yukon: Under Whitehorse’s Snowy Clean Blanket

Homelessness in Yukon: Under Whitehorse’s Snowy Clean Blanket By Skyler Isaac By day, the town of Whitehorse is coated in a layer of something resembling beauty. The snow falls, covering the environment in its lovingly crafted flakes. Gainfully employed citizens commute to and from their jobs, breathing in the crisp air and enjoying it while […]

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The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis BY PAIGE HOPKINS Over the past few years, Canada has seen epidemic levels of overdoses and deaths because of one highly potent substance. The agent is odourless, colourless, and an amount the size of two grains of salt can kill you. It is easily mixed with any type of drug and is […]

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Education Poster

Education Poster By Skyler Isaac   The poster is of painstaking design. The background is comprised of a light blue color, interspersed with blobs of white, characters and sketches. It’s like witnessing a discoloured whiteboard floating through the clouds. In the centre is a circular outline containing several illustrations designed and created by a score […]

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Blue-Feather Music Festival

Blue-Feather Music Festival By Skyler Isaac   Established in the year 2000, the Blue Feather Music Festival is a familiar event to Yukoners. For 17 years the festival has been wrangling many talented and well-known blues and rock performers up to the Territory. The festival is always heavily attended, and locals begin to brim with […]

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The Sex Trade: Whitehorse’s Secret Industry

The Sex Trade: Whitehorse’s Secret Industry By Cassis Lindsay A person, starving and homeless, will do anything to survive. But what do you trade when you have nothing to give? For women and a few men, their sexuality is all they have left. The sex trade in Whitehorse is a clandestine industry with a definite […]

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Peter Schiefke’s Visit

Peter Schiefke’s Visit By Skyler Isaac June 5th, 2018. The Youth of Today Society in downtown Whitehorse is packed tightly with youth from around town. Some are representatives of other youth centres such as B.Y.T.E., while others are here to have their say on a number of youth issues. Today’s guest is Peter Schiefke, who […]

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