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How one man's basement collection became 'a Canadian treasure' Bruce Bennett's herbarium essentially, a collection of preserved plant specimens has become internationally renowned for having one of the most extensive known collections of Northern plants. It's all in his cozy Whitehorse basement.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo finish for Canada, Yukon's Knute Johnsgaard, taking bronze in cross-country relay Canada earned a bronze medal in the men's 4x7.5 kilometre relay on Sunday, the first time in the history of the program that Canada has reached the podium in a men's World Cup cross-country ski relay.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yukon's Frostbite festival cancelled for 2017 The Frostbite music festival in Whitehorse has been cancelled again, citing a lack of money. The festival has 38 years of history in Yukon but has floundered in recent years.
CBC.ca | Jan 21, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Northerners to march in solidarity with Women's March on Washington Hundreds of people are expected to join marches later today in Yellowknife and Whitehorse, organized to show support for equality and human rights in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration yesterday as U.S. president.
CBC.ca | Jan 21, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flying to Yellowknife in 1967: Remembering the birth of the N.W.T. capital Jake Ootes was one of the first employees to work for the N.W.T. government 50 years ago. He shares some of his earliest memories of the birth of the capital, Yellowknife.
CBC.ca | Jan 21, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indigenous journey through dance kicks off Iqaluit's Alianait concert series Iqaluit residents are getting the chance to take a journey through dance this weekend, as the Alianait Dance and Concert series kicks off with NeoIndigenA, a performance by award-winning performer Santee Smith.
CBC.ca | Jan 21, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Four sent to hospital after vehicle collision in Whitehorse RCMP say a vehicle reportedly lost control on the Hamilton Boulevard Extension on Friday morning, hitting another vehicle in the opposing lane.
CBC.ca | Jan 21, 2017 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yukon poacher gets 6 month community sentence, $20K fine Jonathan Ensor, 34, was charged after conservation officers raided his home in 2015, seizing a trove of animals and animal parts that had been harvested illegally.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Your North: Best reader photos for week of Jan. 16 January has brought freezing temperatures with it across the territories, but that's never stopped our intrepid community photographers from snapping incredible shots. Here are your best shots of the week from Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colonization Road - a journey through Canada's relationship with Indigenous Peoples A new documentary explores the origin of the network of streets that still exist across Canada.
CBC.ca | Jan 20, 2017 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend