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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.