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Category: Canada


Dogsledding in the Yukon

In the hills behind Whitehorse, one can hear the ubiquitous Yukon melody: the howls of dog teams. I was home for a couple of weeks in October, doing school research in the country’s northwestern corner, and took the opportunity to do a radio documentary on one of the Yukon’s more iconic activities: dogsledding. Alpen Huskies’ Chrystelle Houdry, her husband Thomas,...

How to cook a turkey over a fire

This story first aired on Midweek, CKCU FM on October 18, 2017 Sometimes the best meals are not cooked in an oven, but under the stars and in the woods with friends. For the past seven years, friends and I have gone on what we call a “turkey trot”. Every Thanksgiving, we head into the bushes to cook a turkey...