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  1. Yukon skier Knute Johnsgaard named to Canadian senior teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | CBC News

    Whitehorse cross-country skier Knute Johnsgaard says joining the national team will open up opportunities for better training and more elite competition. "It was a phone call I'd been hoping for for a long time," Johnsgaard said.

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  2. Drop in oil prices means no drilling in Canada's biggest shale reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Globe and Mail

    View looking east on an Air North flight between Whitehorse, Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on July 23 2014. View looking east on an Air North flight between Whitehorse, Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on July 23 2014.

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  3. Future Canadian leaders tour WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Windsor Star

    Future leaders from across Canada toured Windsor's diverse industries as a part of the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference on Monday. Peter Johnston, board member of Deslin Development Corporation in Whitehorse, Yukon, said he was impressed by the first stop on the eight-day tour of Southwestern Ontario.

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  4. Vast shale oil reserves estimated for central NWTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Globe and Mail

    View looking east on an Air North flight between Whitehorse, Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on July 23 2014. View looking east on an Air North flight between Whitehorse, Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on July 23 2014.

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  5. Beverley Gray Speaking EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KSKA

    ... and an award-winning natural health-product formulator. She owns the Aroma Borealis Herb Shop in Whitehorse, Yukon. There are two components to Beverley's visit. There is a speaking presentation on Friday, May 29th. On Saturday and Sunday, there is ...

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  6. TWC Enterprises Limited Announces Election of DirectorsRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Market Wire

    ... in rail, tourism and port operations based in Skagway, Alaska, which operate under the trade name "White Pass & Yukon Route." The railway stretches approximately 177 kilometres (110 miles) from Skagway, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon. Presently, ...

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  7. Yukon theft brings 7-year int'l motorcycle adventure to a haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBC News

    ... locked in front of a house in the neighbourhood of Porter Creek. "I'm really shocked that this happened here," he told Yukon's Airplay host Dave White. "Maybe down in South America or Africa where somebody would take it just for money, but not here. ...

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  8. Yukon Energy Corporation - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | PR-inside.com

    The company generates and transmits electrical energy in Yukon. It serves customers in and around Dawson City, Mayo and Faro.

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  9. TWC Enterprises Limited Announces Sunset Clause Expiry Date on...Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | Market Wire

    ... in rail, tourism and port operations based in Skagway, Alaska, which operate under the trade name "White Pass & Yukon Route." The railway stretches approximately 177 kilometres (110 miles) from Skagway, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon. Presently, ...

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  10. No media frenzy for PNoy in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Philipine Reporter

    ... have large Filipino Diasporas, the growing community of 700,000 plus extends as far as up north in the Whitehorse, Yukon and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. For Aquino, he left his home country making vows that this visit is about establishing ...

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  11. TWC Enterprises Limited Announces First Quarter 2015 Results and Eligible Stock DividendRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... is also engaged in rail and port operations based in Skagway, Alaska, which operate under the trade name "White Pass & Yukon Route." The railway stretches approximately 177 kilometres (110 miles) from Skagway, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon. ...

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  12. Preview: Singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees goes deep with Less is MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Edmonton Journal

    Yukon-based singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees brings songs from his new album Less Is More to the Mercury Room Friday, May 8. Those words keep surfacing while Gordie Tentrees talks about his new album Less Is More, an entertaining set of songs that's bound to heighten the already international profile of this northern singer-songwriter. Tentrees' upbringing on a farm around Bancroft, Ont.

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  13. Whitehorse traffic accident sends at least one to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | CBC News

    Firefighters respond to a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck that took place in Whitehorse early Sunday afternoon. The male driver of the motorcycle was taken to hospital.

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  14. Remotely Controlling VY1JA Station in Yukon Territory a Win-WinRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | QST

    In an effort to make the Northern Territories less rare in ARRL November Sweepstakes and other events for which it counts as a multiplier, a group of US hams is working to make the station of Jay Allen, VY1JA, near Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, remotely accessible - and potentially more available. "VY1JA is being slowly rebuilt as a primarily remotely operable station," Allen told ARRL.

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  15. Yukon wants businesses to move north - at least for the paperworkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | CBC News

    What do a Chilean mining company, an Illinois-based pharmaceutical firm that just sold for $12.8 billion, and a gold producer from Colorado operating in Turkey have in common? That Alacer Gold, Catamaran, or Orosur Mining don't do any work in the territory is a quirk of Canadian regulatory history that Yukon wants to make less of an oddity.

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  16. PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon, buys Skagway NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Skagway News editor and publisher Jeff Brady told the Juneau Empire that the subsidiary of PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon, will become the official owner Friday. Skagway's two staff members will continue to work at the paper and the name will not change.

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  17. PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon buys Skagway NewsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaska Travel Publications LLP has purchased The Skagway News. Skagway News Editor and Publisher Jeff Brady told the Juneau Empire that the subsidiary of PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon will become the official owner Friday.

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  18. 'Pretty much impossible:' Ecuadorian man struggles to gain Yukon employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | CBC News

    Juan Carlos Escobar Hernandez flew to Whitehorse from Edmonton earlier this month with the hope of being hired into the Yukon Nominee Program, but he says so far he hasn't had much success. An Ecuadorian man who came to the Yukon in a final attempt to attain permanent residency - and whose work permit is about to run out - says he's frustrated by a lack of information available to foreign workers.

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  19. Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Athletes to mark 100 days to...Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    Chef de Mission Elisabeth Walker-Young and Assistant Chef de Mission Stephanie Dixon are also available to offer an overall Team Canada perspective. is expected to comprise approximately 220 athletes competing in 14 sports: Archery, Athletics, Boccia, Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track, Football 7-a-side, Goalball, Judo, Powerlifting, Sitting Volleyball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis.

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  20. The face of polioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... placed him in Families for Children, a Canadian-founded orphanage and he was adopted by a Canadian family in the Yukon. He was treated at the Vancouver Children's Hospital and at age 3½, walked with two crutches and two braces. A Rotarian with ...

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