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Past Episodes: January 2013 Archives

Yukon Architects Recognized Nationally...

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One of the territories best known architectural firms is being recognized for its work designing buildings that not only stand up to climate extremes in the north, but are also aesthetically pleasing. For two decades now, its work that architects Jack Kobayashi and Antonio Zedda have been getting praise for.

Harbourfront Centre in Toronto is featuring their unique designs in its "Deep Freeze: Building for the North" exhibition....

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Government Planning on Building New Treatment Centre....

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Last week, the Yukon's child advocate called for a mental health and addictions treatment centre for youth in the territory. Andy Nieman asked the government to get on side with the idea. But the Yukon's health minister says the Yukon government already has plans for a new addictions treatment centre here, including separate facilities to treat youth with addictions.

Doug Graham says it's possible, although not certain, that youth could be treated for mental health there as well. The CBC's Nancy Thomson spoke with Doug Graham yesterday...

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Dr. Brendan Hanley's Weekly Studio Call...

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Hanta virus is rare. And it's even more uncommon in northern parts of Canada. Still, an Atlin man died from the disease in January.

Yukon's chief medical officer of health is Dr. Brendan Hanley. And Hanta virus is the topic of his weekly studio call....

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