On the tedious training, infectious joy, and unexpected rewards of having a four-legged backcountry adventure companion.
Photo by Anna Tupakka
For almost seven decades, Asger “Red” Pedersen has played a major role in Kugluktuk’s transformation and in helping to build Inuit institutions for Inuit—even though he knew he wouldn’t be a beneficiary.
Photo courtesy NWT Archives/Erik Watt/N-1990-005-0080
On four decades of Northern fishing and (almost) completing my personal grand slam quest.
Photo by Ronne Hemming
A relaxing portage and paddle outside Yellowknife turns into an excruciating crawl.
Photo by Emily Blake
Owning an airplane may seem like an expensive toy. But in the North, having your own plane is a way to beat the boredom, help out your neighbours, and connect with family—from the past and in the present.
Photo courtesy John Faulkner
For a while, U.S Army vehicles were about all you would find rumbling along Iqaluit’s gravel roads. But when the airbase closed in 1963 and residents started shipping in their own cars, they certainly made some eclectic choices.
Photos courtesy David Boileau
From expanding local culinary options to incubating businesses and sparking social change, farmers' markets in the North do it all.
Photo courtesy Hannah Eden/Yellowknife Farmers' Market