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Our North

Photo by Weronika Murray
Northern firefighters put their fitness to the test against big city departments
February 2017
Photo courtesy of the Royal Canadian Air Force
How search and rescue works in Canada’s most inhospitable clime
February 2017
With just an old lawnmower, washing machine and some chopped wood
January 2017
Illustration by Beth Covvey
And the things you wish you never found
December 2016
Illustration by Beth Covvey
How a floating home can sink under the weight of paperwork
January 2017
Photo by Patrick Kane/Up Here
Nellie Cournoyea has never shied away from a tough battle
January 2016
Every winter, Manitoba’s trappers head to the Thompson Fur Table to sell their wares at what’s become the industry’s busiest, fuzziest family reunion
October 2013
Illustration by Beth Covvey
They wanted a small ceremony. The rest of town had other plans
December 2016
Catching up with Up Here's past Northerns of the Year
December 2016
Photo by Ian Stewart/Yukon News
He’s found the healing balm of tragedy. His mantra is, “Money is not the only currency.” A philosopher on skis and stage lighting artist, Gary Bailie is our Northerner of the Year
December 2016