The lone protester keeping the Occupy flame flickering in Whitehorse

A magazine recently named Whitehorse as the best small city in Canada to live in.

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A magazine recently named Whitehorse as the best small city in Canada to live in.

And the UN says the city has the best air quality in the world.

But, beneath those honours Whitehorse is experiencing a growing gap between the rich and the working poor.

Now, like many other places around the planet, the Occupy Movement has finally arrived in this northern city.

You might say, it’s off to a small start, but it has big dreams.

APTN National News reporter Shirley McLean has more.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.