Lori Fox

Views My Own

Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.
Lori Fox
2.19.19
Food

It’s Ridiculously Hard to Eat Local in the Yukon

Suzanne Crocker spent a year foraging, growing and hunting in Dawson City, where 97 percent of food is trucked in from warmer regions.
Lori Fox
1.30.19
Views My Own

There’s Nothing Wrong With Adults Wearing Snow Pants

A recent National Post story has sparked outrage across the country due to its anti-winter weather gear bias. I cannot let this stand.
Lori Fox
1.28.19
News

The Failing Ice Bridge Dividing This Yukon Community

When the Yukon River doesn’t freeze, West Dawson is cut off from basic supplies and services in winter.
Lori Fox
1.23.19
News

The Yukon Dog Rescuer Who Went Off-Grid to Keep Her 50 Dogs

Shelley Cuthbert abandoned her home to avoid a court order telling her to surrender the dogs already in her care.
Lori Fox
12.18.18
Views My Own

Servers Deserve Every Penny They Make

Calls to abolish tipping do not consider the social and economic value of the practice.
Lori Fox
12.12.18
News

The Housing Situation in Canada’s North Is Dire

Apartments are scarce in Whitehorse, Yukon, and renters without government salaries are feeling priced out.
Lori Fox
12.4.18
SEXISM

Male Bush Workers Tell Us How They Respond to Sexism in the Industry

A number of men responded to a recent VICE article exposing sexual harassment in their line of work.
Lori Fox
11.29.18
News

Teacher and Her Infant Daughter Dead in Grizzly Bear Attack in Yukon

Valérie Théorêt and her 10 month-old daughter, Adele Roesholt, were found dead near their remote cabin.
Lori Fox
11.29.18
Dating

Dating Up North Left Me Burnt Out and Confused

How many times can one drive 500 kilometres for a hellish first date?
Lori Fox
11.20.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
Off The Grid

Bush Workers Deal With Sexual Harassment in the Middle of Nowhere

Tree planters, foragers, and camp workers tell us about the misogynist bullshit they’ve seen.
Lori Fox
10.31.18
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