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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Turning Up the Volume on Yukon’s Untold Stories By Katherine LeBlanc In 1999 Eileen Vance-Duchesne published an article about Kate Carmack’s untold story in a publication entitled Our Home. Having listened to Elders explain that the true discoverer of the gold, catalyzing the Klondike gold rush, was in fact Kate Carmack and not her husband […]
Teagyn Vallevand By Skyler Isaac Teagyn Vallevand: The Once and Future Queen Teagyn Vallevand stands resplendent, royally garbed in her Rendezvous regalia. She is adorned in a button blanket and a headdress. The color arrangement for these articles consists of a bold red and black. The headdress features exquisitely-beaded ornaments, and the rear of […]
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