Make the Politician Work | Feb 20, 2011 | 22:24

Episode 5 - Dennis Fentie

Yukon Premier Dennis Fentie goes from the Legislature in Whiterhorse, to a remote and rugged open-pit copper mine. With the Territory on the cusp of its biggest boom since the Klondike Gold Rush, Fentie trades his suit and tie for a hardhat and shovel - to experience for himself the hard work and isolation it takes to be a miner, and get a perspective on the impact modern mining has on the Territory.

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