Whitehorse Daily Star

December 4, 2016

YOUTHFUL TALENT SHOWCASED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

YOUTHFUL TALENT SHOWCASED – The Commissioner’s Youth Showcase, celebrating youth in the arts, was held Wednesday evening at The Old Fire Hall. Artwork in a variety of media and performances from the youth took place. Here, the performers pose for a group photo with Commissioner Doug Phillips.

SHOWING A COMMUNITY’S STRENGTH

Photo by Aimee O'Connor

SHOWING A COMMUNITY’S STRENGTH – About 30 women and children participated in Wednesday evening’s Take Back the Night walk. They started at the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre and walked to the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, where White Ribbon Yukon provided a fire, beverages and snacks. Statistics show one in four women in Canada is a victim of violence.

SOARING OVER SIMA

Photo by Marissa Tiel

SOARING OVER SIMA – William O’Connor of Alberta competes in the final of the Canada Cup at Mt. Sima last Sunday. More than 80 freestyle skiers from across the country competed at the season’s first slopestyle event.

A WINTER WONDERLAND

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

A WINTER WONDERLAND – Seasonal lights shine through the snow falling over Whitehorse this morning.

 THOSE WITH PAWS ENJOY SANTA CLAUS

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

THOSE WITH PAWS ENJOY SANTA CLAUS – Gus, left, and Talon pose with Santa on Saturday at the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter. The fundraiser is held annually at the facility.

STALWARTS IN FOILING POVERTY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

STALWARTS IN FOILING POVERTY – Michael Dougherty, left, and Ross Findlater, two of the founding members of the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, are seen at the 20-year celebration held Wednesday evening at the CYO Hall. A community potluck took place, and the two shared stories of the coalition’s early days.