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Past Episodes: December 2012 Archives

Idle No More movement comes to the Yukon

Protestors concerned with the federal government's treatment of First Nations gathered in locations across Canada on Friday, part of the growing Idle No More movement.

The lobby of the Elijah Smith building was the focus of protests in Whitehorse.

Click on the link below to hear what people gathered there had to say.

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Yukon Member of Parliament Ryan Leef spoke to CBC reporter Leonard Linklater about Idle No More. Click on the link below to listen.

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Tuton justifies hospital plan's hefty pricetag

Two years ago, the Yukon government's department of health and the Yukon Hospital Corporation decided to commission a plan that would look at the hospital's needs and potential for growth through the year 2025.

The plan was supposed to cost $200,000 and be ready in October, 2011.

It was finally finished recently, to the tune of $360,000.

Hospital corporation board chair Craig Tuton spoke with the CBC about the plan and how it will be used.

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It's the end of the world, and we love it

People who were expecting the world to end on December 21 woke up a little disappointed, but if they want to indulge in other doomsday scenarios, they only have to go to the movies.

The end of the world has been popular cinematic fodder for decades.

Click on the link below to hear Airplay's pop culture expert Kim Linekin speak with Dave about our fascination with the apocalypse.

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