Dec 13, 2012 | 9:11Midday Cafe Elijah Smith Tribute Audio
Midday Cafe Elijah Smith Tribute Dec 13, 2012 | 9:11Elijah Smith is perhaps one of the most recognized First Nation elders in the Yukon. His name appears on the federal building in Whitehorse and an elementary school. He is also known as the one of the key persons to kick off the Yukon First Nation land claim process with the presentation of Together Today for Our Children Tomorrow 40 years ago this year. Elijah Smith would have turned 100 this year. Vuntut Gwitchen MLA Darius Elias pays tribute to the legendary Yukon elder.
Dec 12, 2012 | 9:26Midday Cafe Pat Burrell- Social Inculsion Audio
Midday Cafe Pat Burrell- Social Inculsion Dec 12, 2012 | 9:26The Yukon Government has introduced new a new social inclusion and poverty reduction strategy. Pat Burrell of the Yukon Association for Community Living says it's a good first step, but there's much hard work ahead.
Dec 4, 2012 | 9:06Midday Cafe Traditional song and dance in Pelly Crossing Audio
Midday Cafe Traditional song and dance in Pelly Crossing Dec 4, 2012 | 9:06Creating identity through dance and song. Students in Pelly Crossing have been connecting with their culture and themselves by learning traditonal songs and dances this fall. Arla Good is the Ryerson University student who came up with the idea.
Nov 30, 2012 | 15:05Midday Cafe Genevieve Lebelle Audio
Midday Cafe Genevieve Lebelle Nov 30, 2012 | 15:05Breaking down gender stereotypes one funny colouring book page at a time. Yukoner Genevieve Lebelle talks about how her own experience with transgender issues led to the creation of a colouring book for kids that aims to break down barriers and let kids be themselves.
Nov 26, 2012 | 14:44Midday Cafe 12 Days to End Violence Against Women Audio
Midday Cafe 12 Days to End Violence Against Women Nov 26, 2012 | 14:44The North has the highest rate of violence against women in the country. The Yukon's 12 Days to End Violence Against Women campaign is one inititiative aimed at changing that reality. Barb McInerney of Kaushee's Place, Leila Hurst of the Women's Coalition, and Scott Carlson of White Ribbon Yukon talk about the importance of the initiative.
Nov 9, 2012 | 4:46Midday Cafe Finding MoreYukon Doctors Audio
Midday Cafe Finding MoreYukon Doctors Nov 9, 2012 | 4:46Dr. Rahul Manocha is a second year resident at the University of Calgary medical school currently working in Whitehorse. He talks about what the Yukon should do to attract doctors such as himself to the territory.
Nov 8, 2012 | 18:24Midday Cafe Bob Cameron-Yukon Wings Audio
Midday Cafe Bob Cameron-Yukon Wings Nov 8, 2012 | 18:24Yukon pilot, aviation buff, and author Bob Cameron has just published a comprehensive history of flying in the territory. Yukon Wings has more than 400 pages and 600 photographs that trace aviation history here back to the 1920's.
Nov 5, 2012 | 5:09Midday Cafe Raven Recycling Audio
Midday Cafe Raven Recycling Nov 5, 2012 | 5:09Danny Lewis of Raven Recycling talks about how just completed renovations at the organization's depot in Whitehorse should help divert more waste from the city landfill.