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Herb Mathisen

He’s Inuvialuit; she’s Dene. It hasnt always been easy—but this couple knows a thing or two about survival. Photo by Herb Mathisen
When Harry met Mary Rose
February 2015
A boat is stuck in the ice until spring. Photo by Herb Mathisen
From Mount Pelly to the burger named after it
February 2015
Workers erect one of the four 2.3-megawatt turbines now churning out energy at the Diavik diamond mine in the NWT. Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto (DDM)
Here’s how some businesses are setting a new energy bar
February 2015
The latest trend in the North? Tiny, mobile homes. Photo courtesy ATA Pop Homes & Leaf House
The North’s unique set of circumstances, demands and demographics typically go against a company’s bottom line. But these entrepreneurs have taken those challenges head on and are proving that an unconventional idea can go a long way when you understand the North.
May 2015
Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake, Nunavut. All images courtesy of Agnico Eagle.
The company's taken a $1 billion loss on Meadowbank, Nunavut’s lone operating gold mine, which opened in June 2010. And with the mine slated to close in 2017, some might see it as a big mistake.
April 2015
Seven Northern mining exploration projects that aren’t so high-maintenance
May 2014
Illustration by Carl Wiens.
Nunavut keeps growing at a dizzying pace; the Northwest Territories wants to know why you left; Yukon tries to spend its way back to prosperity
January 2015
Our annual celebration of the territories’ brightest business stars takes over Iqaluit on April 30. And while the votes get tallied and the finalists are named, we thought we’d check in with some of our past Frozen Globes winners, to hear first-hand what they’ve learned about running a successful enterprise in the—at times—harsh Northern business climate
February 2013
Garry Beattie warms up his Thiokol Spryte Snowcat one chilly morning. He takes it everywhere and anywhere around Cambridge Bay. Photo by Herb Mathisen
With construction booming, Cambridge Bay deals with its growing pains
February 2015