Friday, 25 September 2009

My city is better than your city - Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit

My city is better than your city

Sure, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit all have great things going for them. One is their feisty spirit. So what could be more fun than pitting them head to head to head?

WHEN YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THE TERRITORIAL CAPITALS, it's hard not to get defensive. After a while, residents of the Yukon's hub get fed up with being asked how long they've lived in the Northwest Territories. Yellowknifers bristle when their hometown is called "Yellowhorse." And don't even get us started about what Iqaluit has to endure. Fact is, contrary to what most outsiders assume, the urban North is a tale of three very different cities – each proud, each deserving of plaudits. But which is best? Up Here presents the Northern Capital Smackdown.

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