Yukon

Food

This Man Sacrificed His Toes So You Could Do a Gross Shot of Whisky

Ultramarathoner Nick Griffiths' frostbitten toes will live on in 'Sourtoe' cocktails in Dawson City, Yukon.
Mack Lamoureux
2 days ago
Views My Own

My Abortion Was the Most Positive Experience I Had With Canadian Health Care

I had expected the procedure to be fraught with difficulty, given the experiences of many women. I proved to be the exception.
Amy Kenny
2.22.19
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
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
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
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

I Drove 1,000 Kilometres for the Lesbian Tinder Date From Hell

Being a gay woman in the North is hard at the best of times. This date was not the best of times.
Lori Fox
3.19.18
Canada

Idiot Steals Amputated Toe from Bar, Ruins Canada’s Best Cocktail

How dare you steal the toe we put in our drinks, sir? HOW DARE YOU!?!
Mack Lamoureux
6.20.17
weed legalization

Here’s How the Provinces Are Preparing for Weed Legalization

Justin Trudeau is leaving a lot of the hard work of legal weed to the provinces. So we asked what they will do.
Manisha Krishnan
5.19.17
News

The Yukon NDP Really SOMETHING SOMETHING’d Up

The Yukon NDP brought the shallowness of campaign promises to life.
Mack Lamoureux
10.28.16
News

How a Receding Yukon Glacier Made an Entire River Disappear

Geologists were a bit startled by how quickly the Slims River vanished.
Sarah Berman
6.20.16
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