Halin de Repentigny has generously donated his painting "Where To Meet the Horizon” to the cause, spearheaded by Yukon Cares, of raising money to bring a family of ten Syrian refugees to the Yukon.

Originally from Montreal, de Repentigny made a name for himself as an artist after moving to Dawson City. He became well known for his depictions of life in Canada’s Klondike, interpreting the beauty and majesty of the remote northern wilderness and capturing it on canvas. His paintings can be viewed at: http://www.halinderepentigny.ca


The sealed-bid auction will take place from November 12 to 26 at the Yukon Arts Centre, where the painting is on display. The painting is valued at $4500 and the minimum bid is $1500. Those interested can drop by the Yukon Arts Centre and place their bid in the box.

Yukon Cares aims to continue working to bring in more families of Syrian refugees and will continue sponsorship fundraising.

Donations to Yukon Cares can be received through http://www.gofundme.com/3k3babf5 or by sending a cheque made out to Whitehorse Diocese (5119 5th Ave., Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 1L5), our partner in this endeavour. Please include your full name and address to receive a tax receipt.
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