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Herb Mathisen

Making sense of the territorial government’s foray into the mining biz
November 2015
The Northern fibre loop. Courtesy Northwestel
The odd timing of the Yukon's fibre line announcement
October 2015
You have to spend money to not lose money
November 2015
Author France Rivet, right, and Hans-Ludwig Blohm on the fateful 2009 cruise. Photo courtesy of France Rivet
More than 130 later, Abraham Ulrikab's remains may finally return to Labrador
November 2015
Gold production at Meadowbank, outside of Baker Lake, Nunavut. Photo by Angela Gzowski/Up Here
Life or death decisions at Ekati and Meadowbank
November 2015
Expanding horizons: Capstone Mining's Minto copper mine is getting bigger. Photo courtesy of Capstone Mining
It's been a rough year for Yukon's producing mines
November 2015
Curtis Overholt takes a break at the TerraX Minerals exploration site about 20 kilometres outside of Yellowknife. Photo by Hannah Eden
Keep an eye on these junior exploration companies. PLUS: Holding pattern: Tough markets slow down advanced projects
November 2015
Fort Liard's ball diamond, where you have to dodge the bison patties in the outfield. Photo by Samia Madwar
Catching heat in Fort Liard--and loving it
November 2015
Jean Marie River, population 60, is nestled along the shore of the Mackenzie River, in the Dehcho region of the NWT. Photo by Herb Mathisen
The NWT weighs conservation versus development. And a park near Jean Marie River might prove its test case.
November 2015
Hope Bay is eternal: More than 25 years after drills first started turning on the Kitikmeot tundra, Hope Bay is close to realizing its golden potential. Photo courtesy TMAC Resources
The Kitikmeot's on-again, off-again gold project is very much on
November 2015