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September 2017

In our education issue, we look at the different ways Northerners learn, and at a few institutions that are bringing students up from the South.

Also in this issue, Dwayne Wohlgemuth takes us on a hike from Kugluktuk, Nunavut to Paulatuk, Northwest Territories and we take a trip to the floe edge in Pond Inlet, to hear about a critical Arctic ecosystem that Inuit are looking to protect.

Happy fall everyone and happy reading.

In This Issue

Photo by Hannah Eden

Precious Mettle

Meet the Dawson City jeweller who mines her own gold

By Hannah Eden
Sep 12
Mike Mancini. Photo by Emily Sheff

The Pizza Man

Meet Mike Mancini, the man behind the Snack Bar restaurant in the tiny Yukon town of Keno City. During Keno Gras, the annual Labour Day weekend festival, the town is tossed upside down.

By Emily Sheff
Sep 11

Balancing The Scales

For women coming forward with domestic or sexual assault charges, the road to justice is rough at the best of times, but even more so under the pressures and scrutiny of small-town life. A pilot program in the Yukon is looking to change that.

By Amy Kenny
Sep 07
Long haul: It's 7 p.m. at the icy shore of Pond Inlet, Nunavut. Photo by Elaine Anselmi

A Refuge At Risk

Subsistence hunting in the Eastern Arctic hangs on one area of open water in North Baffin Bay. And Inuit at its edge are making sure their way of life is protected.

By Elaine Anselmi
Sep 05