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Why Nunavut's Internet is failing to load
July 2015
Bob and Kevin Daffe of Tatshenshini Expediting. CHRISTIAN KUNTZ PHOTOGRAPHY
A whitewater business's smooth family handover
July 2015
Chummy Plummer on Great Slave Lake at age 14. COURTESY PLUMMER'S ARCTIC LODGES
Chummy Plummer, the legendary proprietor of the North's most successful fishing lodges, talks bears, storms, hard winters, recessions, and what it takes to succeed
June 2015
Flying into the East Arm of Great Slave Lake. Photo by Pat Kane
The Lutsel K'e Dene aim to prove they can make a business out of protecting the land
May 2015
Bill Lyall has been the face of the co-op movement for going on on 40 years. Photo by Herb Mathisen
Bill Lyall’s life’s work bridges the old times with the new times
February 2015
Workers erect one of the four 2.3-megawatt turbines now churning out energy at the Diavik diamond mine in the NWT. Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto (DDM)
Here’s how some businesses are setting a new energy bar
February 2015
The latest trend in the North? Tiny, mobile homes. Photo courtesy ATA Pop Homes & Leaf House
The North’s unique set of circumstances, demands and demographics typically go against a company’s bottom line. But these entrepreneurs have taken those challenges head on and are proving that an unconventional idea can go a long way when you understand the North.
May 2015
Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake, Nunavut. All images courtesy of Agnico Eagle.
The company's taken a $1 billion loss on Meadowbank, Nunavut’s lone operating gold mine, which opened in June 2010. And with the mine slated to close in 2017, some might see it as a big mistake.
April 2015
Illustration by Carl Wiens.
Nunavut keeps growing at a dizzying pace; the Northwest Territories wants to know why you left; Yukon tries to spend its way back to prosperity
January 2015
Garry Beattie warms up his Thiokol Spryte Snowcat one chilly morning. He takes it everywhere and anywhere around Cambridge Bay. Photo by Herb Mathisen
With construction booming, Cambridge Bay deals with its growing pains
February 2015