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Whitehorse Arrival – Day One

Posted by Amy on behalf of the students. Students have all arrived safely in Whitehorse! Some of the students enjoyed the last little bit of the Rendezvous Festival, and then all students enjoyed a lovely dinner. Here are some short comments from the students about their first impressions of Whitehorse! Yan says “We arrived at … Continue reading »

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Learning about Yukon First Nations

Posted by the Field School course leader, Suzanne de la Barre. As the course instructor for the 2018 Yukon Winter Tourism Field School, I would like to acknowledge that our field school takes place on the traditional lands of the Kwanlin Dün and the Ta’an Kwäch’än First Nations. On behalf of myself and my students, … Continue reading »

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Students prepare for the YWTFS through their course Facebook discussion page

Posted by Amy Badgley on behalf of all students As part of their preparation for the YWTFS, students have been discussing the key characteristics of tourism in the polar regions, and how these are different or the same from tourism elsewhere (e.g., southern Canada, or tourism in the UK, for instance). The students have been … Continue reading »

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Fundraisers

Posted by Amy Badgley on behalf of students In preparation for the 2018 Yukon Winter Tourism Field School, 3 students from the VIU Campus decided to have 2 different ‘winter’ themed bake sales to fundraise funds towards the field school. There was everything from Cupcakes, to cookies! Gluten-free, and vegan options were also available. Leftover … Continue reading »

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