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Auld Lang Syne

Retracing steps and finding familiar faces on a journey through the Northwest Passage.

By Lyn Hancock
Dec 18
2019

Season's Readings

Northern book reviews, just in time for the holiday season.

By Jacob Boon, Kaila Jefferd-Moore
Dec 13
2019
Courtesy Kayley Inuksuk Mackay

A Cut Above

Yellowknife’s Kenneth Ingniqjuk Mackay crafts saw blades into strong, sharp, and stylish uluit.

By Jacob Boon
Dec 09
2019
THINK BIG In a globalized world, Northerners must look beyond their own borders to understand the potential impacts of climate change.

Climate change will rattle economies to their core. The North included.

The North relies on supply chains originating in the south. They are vulnerable to the impacts of a...

By Don Jaque
Nov 27
2019
COURTESY DIAVIK DIAMOND MINES

Happy Meals, Happy Campers

Whether serving soft-ice cream or Christmas turkey, mining camp chefs like Lisa Alexander know...

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Nov 25
2019
Rankin Inlet artist Helen Iguptak teaches Annie Petaulassie how 
to spin qiviut fibres into yarn. UP HERE/BETH BROWN

Spun Gold

Qiviut (muskox fur) spinning workshops warm-up the Iqaluit arts and craft festival.

By Beth Brown
Nov 22
2019
BETH COVVEY

A Stitch In Time

When hobbies go rogue.

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Nov 20
2019

Over-Tourism is a Blight Afflicting Many Famous Locales

But it may be an opportunity for the North. While our tourism sector is a success story, data...

By Keith Halliday
Nov 20
2019
Chef and former opera personality Michael Lockley is leading a new meal program at the city's men's shelter.  UP HERE/BETH BROWN

The Singing Chef

Food security takes centre stage in the kitchen of Michael Lockley, an international opera singer...

By Beth Brown
Nov 18
2019