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  1. Yukon boy caught in limbo as parents face deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | CBC News

    ... are now facing an unimaginable decision regarding their youngest son. Their three year-old son Jonathan was born in Yukon and is a Canadian citizen. He has a malformed skull which requires medical care. The couple had applied for residency in Canada ...

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  2. Bravewords.com Premiere Yukon Power Thrashers SANKTUARY'S Video Ode...Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.facebook.com/sanktuarymetal Music: [...] Northern Canadian Yukon power thrashers Sanktuary have teamed up with Bravewords.com to premiere their video 'Screeching For Vengeance', which was directed by duo Ian Matheson and John Davies . To view the video, please visit the following link here.

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  3. Serious collision temporarily closed Takhini River BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | CBC News

    River Bridge on the North Klondike Highway outside of Whitehorse has re-opened to one-lane traffic. It was closed earlier Friday while RCMP were investigating a serious collision involving two pick-up trucks.

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  4. 2-vehicle collision closes Yukon's Takhini River BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | CBC News

    Traffic on the North Klondike Highway, outside of Whitehorse, is blocked in both directions after a serious collision on the Takhini River bridge involving two pick-up trucks. According to an RCMP news release, the Whitehorse Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to remove one of the vehicle's occupants.

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  5. Whitehorse embraces punchier sound in latest releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Canada.com

    There is much to talk about with Luke Doucet since we last chatted nearly a year ago around the time of the release of his band's French-language mini-album, A First, there's Leave No Bridge Unburned, the terrific new album from Whitehorse featuring a set of tunes built around twangy early 1960s surf guitar, spot-on harmony vocals from Doucet and his bandmate Melissa McClelland, and some of the strongest melodies they've crafted so far in a career that has included three albums and two EPs. One of those songs, Downtown, is already garnering more radio airplay than the Toronto-based band ever had before.

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  6. Why Canada's weather-watchers are a disappearing breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... northwest of Whitehorse. Those at Masset Inlet on the Haida Gwaii islands off Northern B.C., and at Hour Lake in Yukon, can be reached only by boat or float plane. Every morning and again at night, their volunteers record the temperature, measure ...

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  7. In the World's Toughest Dogsled Race, Survival Is Job 1Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | National Geographic

    A dog howls, ready to run, at the start of the 2015 Yukon Quest. Dogs leap, bark, and pull against their harnesses to signal their eagerness for the race.

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  8. Lack of walk-in service at immigration office concerns YukonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | CBC News

    Aileen Maningas, vice-president of the Canadian Filipino Association of the Yukon, says people wanting in-person assistance from Citizenship and Immigration Canada are only given an appointment after calling a toll-free number. Immigrants in Yukon are raising concerns about the lack of walk-in service at the Citizenship and Immigration Canada office in Whitehorse.

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  9. Dr. Mohamed Salih Izzeldin faces five sex assault counts.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The London Free Press

    ... practice, or if he's getting a new team doctor. Before he moved to London, Izzeldin practised medicine in Whitehorse, Yukon. He graduated from the University of Gezira in Sudan in 1986 and has no record of malpractice or professional misconduct ...

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  10. Tiny Prefab House That is Suitable for Cold ClimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Jetson Green

    ... stove. Herbert is currently still testing the home by living it in it full time in a small town near Whitehorse, Yukon. According to him, the home is performing very well and he will soon begin offering the home for sale. It is estimated the home ...

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  11. Ed's up for the GamesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Amherst Daily News

    The last time Ed O'Brien figures he worked exclusively with female hockey players was in preparation for the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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  12. Damon Tedford places fourth in Yukon QuestRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Guardian

    Damon Tedford, a former resident of P.E.I., placed fourth in his first ever Yukon Quest, a 1,600 kilometre dog sled race. Tedford, who moved to P.E.I. from New Brunswick at the age of 10, not only completed the 1,600 kilometre race, but he managed to place fourth, earning him top spot among the rookies.

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  13. Ed's up for the GamesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Telegram

    The last time Ed O'Brien figures he worked exclusively with female hockey players was in preparation for the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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  14. Newsmakers of the day: Canada's Mars One semi-finalistsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | MacLeans

    Today, Mars One released the names of 100 semi-finalists in the running to take part in the highly ambitious-or fatally foolish, according to some-$6-billion mission to colonize the red planet by 2025. Four Ontarians and two British Columbians made the cut, along with 94 other continent-spanning candidates culled from the original pool of more than 200,000 applicants.

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  15. Brent Sass wins 2015 Yukon Quest sled dog race, outdueling rival MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | CBC News

    The resident of Eureka, Alaska, and his team of 12 dogs crossed the finish line of the 1,600-kilometre race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks Alaska at 10:52 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Monday night, more than an hour ahead of second-place finisher Allen Moore. "This is fun, isn't it?!" In case anyone was wondering what conversation happened between Brent and Allen as Brent pulled past him.

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  16. Yukon Quest: Racers neck and neck at final checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | CBC News

    Musher Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, is hoping to repeat his 2014 and 2013 Yukon Quest wins. Two-time defending champion Allen Moore and Brent Sass are just two minutes apart at the final checkpoint of the Yukon Quest , setting the stage for a dramatic finish in the 1,600 kilometre sled dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  17. Moore overtakes Sass at Mile 101 checkpoint, leads Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | CBC News

    Musher Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, is hoping to repeat his 2014 and 2013 Yukon Quest wins. Two-time defending champion Allen Moore's race plan appears to be paying off, as he caught and passed former leader Brent Sass at the Mile 101 checkpoint of the Yukon Quest's Sass of Eureka, Alaska, has been enjoying a healthy lead over Moore, of Two Rivers, Alaska, but that lead had shrunk to just 16 km by the time Sass and his 12 dogs left Central Checkpoint about two hours ahead of Moore as both traversed the long climb over Eagle Summit.

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  18. Canadians Hudak, Arendz, Klebl win medals at IPC World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Canada's para-nordic athletes rattled off three medals for the second-straight day at the IPC World Cup on Sunday. Brittany Hudak of Prince, Alta., Sask., captured her first career victory in the women's standing division, Mark Arendz, of Hartsville, P.E.I., skied to the bronze in men's standing and Chris Klebl of Canmore, Alta., grabbed the bronze in the men's sit-ski race.

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  19. Gap narrows between Quest leaders Sass and MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | CBC News

    Musher Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, is hoping to repeat his 2014 and 2013 Yukon Quest wins. It's shaping up to be a tighter finish in the Yukon Quest's 1,600 kilometre sled dog race from Whitehorse, YT, to Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  20. Brent Sass leading at Yukon Quest's Circle City checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | CBC News

    ... halfway point with 13 dogs running and one in the sled. He arrived at Circle City checkpoint early Saturday morning. (Yukon Quest) Alaska's Brent Sass continues to lead the Yukon Quest , arriving at the Circle City checkpoint with 12 dogs early ...

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