Art project that ponders the worth of a book nets Dawson City student $7,500

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“The idea of these books just sitting in this room, rendered obsolete — you can’t really use them because they’re a 40 or 50 years old — that kind of sparked something in me and it was really fascinating to see how this entire cycle of commodities goes,” said Chris Dufour. “There’s a process of deforestation and then it goes to the pulp mill and then on to the printing press. And after all that work? They’re just sitting in a room and no one is ever going to read them.”

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Cannabis a topic of concern at Akaitcho assembly

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‘With the federal government, with the mail-order cannabis, do they actually know who’s receiving this? And do they know with these individuals, are these individuals of legal age? Are these individuals do they have criminal records for instance?’ Asked Yellowknives Dene First Nation Ndilo Chief Ernest Betsina.

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