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In Hopedale, Labrador, van Koeverden paddles a qajaq for the first time. Photo courtesy Students on Ice Foundation/ Garry Tutte


Olympic kayaker Adam Van Koeverden gets in a qajaq for the first time

Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Polar Bear In Ontario

Riding along with Canada's greatest conversation starter

Donuts by Beth Covvey

Making A True Iqaluit Donut

And convincing the bosses at national headquarters to get on board

Kevin Koe, left, and Jamie Koe, right, pose with their father Fred at the Brier in Saskatoon in 2012, when the two brothers faced off in the playoffs. Courtesy of CURLING CANADA/MICHAEL BURNS

Full House

How the Koes became the North’s curling powerhouse

Delicious brownies made with Free Pour Jenny's local bitters.

A Bitter-Sweet Symphony

How bitters will make your valentine’s day that much better


Inside A Yellowknife Taxidermist's Shop

Take a look behind the scenes of our photo feature, inside a Yellowknife taxidermist's workshop.

How To Build a Fire

Up Here Editor Samia Madwar and Videographer Hannah Eden head out into the bush to get some much needed fire-building advice from 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group. For more, check out: How To Build a Fire

The Tension and the Break

To tell the story of the North's ice cycles, Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden translates nature into music.

For more on Carmen Braden visit, uphere.ca/articles/tension-and-break

Bruce Davidson - NWT Park Warden

They're more than just places to spend the night: it's the people of NWT Parks who make our campgrounds truly memorable. Like Bruce Davidson, a singular human and keeper of Prelude Lake Territorial Campground.

Check out Bruce's original tune about life at the gatehouse, and follow this link for more parks and conversations:



Direct from the UP HERE studio, we bring you a recipe for beauty taken from the best day-spa around - Canada's Northern landscape.

The Northern Golf Tour

Our 'Up Here' editorial team try their hand at midnight golf in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.

For the full story: The Northern Golf Tour

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