Feb 15, 2013 | 12:30Midday Cafe Getting Active Audio
Midday Cafe Getting Active Feb 15, 2013 | 12:30We've forgotten how to play. And it shows in our level of physical fitness. That's one of the mesages at a conference in Whitehorse on building healthier communities through sport and recreation. Among the presenters is Christa Costas-Bradstreet. She's with Participaction.
Feb 6, 2013 | 11:33Midday Cafe Jason Madden Audio
Midday Cafe Jason Madden Feb 6, 2013 | 11:33Unless the federal government starts respecting the legal authority of first nation governments, a whole lot of issues will needlessly end up in court. And that serves no one's best interest. That's the message from Jason Madden. He's a Toronto-based lawyer specializing in first nation and Metis negotiations and governance. He spoke at the First Nation Governance and Capacity Conference in Whitehorse.
Feb 1, 2013 | 10:13Midday Cafe Yukon Arctic Ultra Audio
Midday Cafe Yukon Arctic Ultra Feb 1, 2013 | 10:13Shelley Gallatly and Pamela Brown of Whitehorse are two of the competitors racing in the Yukon Arctic Ultra this year. They will run 700 kilometers along the Yukon Quest trail to Dawson City.
Jan 29, 2013 | 5:34Midday Cafe Conference Board Mining Outlook Audio
Midday Cafe Conference Board Mining Outlook Jan 29, 2013 | 5:34A new report by the Conference Board of Canada says the Yukon is among the regions in Canada that could see a huge boom in mining development in the next few years. Report author Anja Jefferies says a lack of infrastructure and qualified trades people are among the potential barriers.
Jan 25, 2013 | 8:38Midday Cafe Standardized School Year Audio
Midday Cafe Standardized School Year Jan 25, 2013 | 8:38Yukon Education Minister Scott Kent explains that a standardized school year--meaning all students start and finish on the same day--will help improve school graduation numbers. The Yukon Teacher's Association and some parents are not convinced of the plan's merit.
Jan 18, 2013 | 3:06Midday Cafe Destination Imagination Audio
Midday Cafe Destination Imagination Jan 18, 2013 | 3:06A nonprofit group called Destination Imagination is trying to get more young people interested in science, math and engineering. CBC's
Philippe Morin visited some D-I students at Christ the King Elementary School in Whitehorse.
Jan 17, 2013 | 9:02Midday Cafe Behind the Wall Audio
Midday Cafe Behind the Wall Jan 17, 2013 | 9:02What is life like for Palestinians living in occupied territory? We get some sense of it by watching the news. But you have to see it to really get an understanding. And Dawn Waring HAS seen it. She spent three months living in Bethlehem living with Palestinian people and experiencing life "behind the wall".
Jan 16, 2013 | 8:56Midday Cafe Lorrain Stick-Truth and Reconciliation Audio
Midday Cafe Lorrain Stick-Truth and Reconciliation Jan 16, 2013 | 8:56Hundreds of people took in this week's Truth and Reconciliation Commission gathering in Whitehorse. Dozens shared their personal stories of struggle and anguish at indian residential schools in the territory. Lorraine Stick of Whitehorse was one of those people.
Jan 15, 2013 | 4:27Midday Cafe Yukon avalanche conditions Audio
Midday Cafe Yukon avalanche conditions Jan 15, 2013 | 4:27This week's heat wave may be moving on, but it's leaving behind some uncertain snow conditions in the back country. James Floyer is with the Canadian Avalanche Centre in Revelstoke BC. He's in Whitehorse doing some field work this week. He talks about the current avalanche conditions.