The Debaters

A visit to Yellowknife should be on everyone's bucket list

Derek Seguin and Yellowknifer Karen O’Keefe try to out-arctic fox each other over whether or not every Canadian should visit Yellowknife at least once in their life.
File photo of dog sledding in December 2017, in Yellowknife, Beck's Kennels. (Priscilla Hwang/CBC)
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Derek Seguin and Yellowknifer Karen O'Keefe try to out-arctic fox each other over whether or not every Canadian should visit Yellowknife at least once in their life.

Derek Seguin tries to put his opponent on ice by highlighting the city's many benefits to tourists.

This is the land of the midnight sun. It is now 10 o'clock at night and it's full daylight outside. And I, like many listeners, really enjoy day drinking!- Derek Seguin

But Karen O'Keefe offers up a Northern Enlightened view of her hometown. 

It's got two seasons: Frostbite and forest fire.- Karen O'Keefe

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