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Herc! Herc! One minute you're flying aid to Haiti, the next you're bringing prize racehorses to the Netherlands. Photo: Jason Pineau
Saying goodbye to some Northern aircraft, and hello to a few newcomers
August 2015
Ambulance rides in the North often take you five miles in the sky. Photo: Hannah Eden/Up Here
Where they’re going, they don’t need roads. Across the North, ground transportation just isn’t possible and many local health care centres offer only the most basic of services. That’s when ACCESS air ambulances swoop in, with medevacs proving the quickest—and often, the only—way of getting patients the medical treatment they need.
September 2015
Protesters take to the Yellowknife streets to oppose fracking in the Northwest Territories. Photo by Hannah Eden
It’s confusing. It’s controversial. But for miners looking to develop the next mega-project or governments seeking public approval on big-ticket policies, consultation is crucial.
September 2015
Peter Palme's Cessna 185 is docked steps from the front door of his office. Photo Hannah Eden
Bush pilot Peter Palme's long trip back to the North
August 2015
Photo illustration by Beth Covvey
After stepping away from the altar, Canadian North and First Air agree to just be friends. But what does that mean for Northerners?
July 2015
Bush pilot Dave Olesen at his remote Hoarfrost River home. Photo: Kristen Gilbertson Olesen
Are the North's skies finally too crowded for the adventurous pilot to create their own air space?
August 2015
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