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Our North

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
Illustration by Beth Covvey
Scenes from a surreal visit
December 2016
Photo by Ed Hardy
But in the North, it isn’t always easy to count them
November 2016
Who do you think is in charge? Writer Eva Holland and her former boss Kel Sax. Photo courtesy of Eva Holland
To survive in the bush, guns, whiskey and a good dog can’t be beat. But to make a living digging for gold you need to be a certain kind of person. Meet Kel Sax.
November 2016
Erin Freeland Ballantyne
Erin Freeland Ballantyne and the Northern take on university
September 2016