Yukon, North of Ordinary

The cancan continues at Canada's oldest casino

December 03, 2021 Tara Borin Season 1 Episode 6
Yukon, North of Ordinary
The cancan continues at Canada's oldest casino
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Dawson City, Yukon, is home to Diamond Tooth Gerties gambling hall—Canada's oldest casino. The venue is a throwback to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 and dance hall era.  Tara Borin, a poet, writer, and Dawsonite, tells us how the gambling hall got started and how, 50 years later, it keeps pace with its small, northern home. 

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