While guiding a trip on the Tatshenshini/Alsek River in the Yukon, photographer Bethany Paquette captured this heart- warming story of a mother moose fighting turbulent currents to save her calves.
Photos by Bethany Paquette
Inuvik is home to a new country-food processing plant for Inuvialuit communities. The goal? To create jobs and training opportunities, and to restore traditions that will increase food security. The business may not be about profit, but it’s creating value—one link of beluga sausage at a time.
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Across much of the North, bridges are the only structures connecting entire regions with the rest of the country year-round.
Government of Yukon
Appearing at home in any environment, arctic and red foxes seem adorable and even approachable. But be advised, they don’t make good pets.
Photo by Page Burt
For more than 140 years, Canada has watched over its claim to the Arctic with sporadic attention. However, when potential threats—whether real or imagined—crop up, the government has gone to great lengths to assert its dominion over the land. And more often than not, those actions have caused great harm to the people who actually live there.
Photo courtesy Adventure Canada/Scott Forsyth
A race for resources, control, and access makes the Arctic one of the hottest topics on the international stage in the 21st century. But if Canada wants to truly assert its sovereignty in the North, those who call it home say it needs to start with them.
Photo by Lisa Milosavljevic
With glimmering paint and her artist’s eye, Cora DeVos reminds Inuit women of their beauty and resiliency.
Photo by Cora DeVos