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The Once And Future Boom

Lithium, and how the territories could strike it rich if all goes to plan

November 2016 Elaine Anselmi
Photo by Richard Hartmier

WEB EXTRA: Shawn Ryan On The Yukon

The territory’s preeminent gold-finder is stoked on the Yukon’s current prospects.

November 2016 Herb Mathisen
Shawn Ryan. Photo by Chris Healey

The Gold Magnet

Shawn Ryan launched one Yukon gold rush. He's ready to do it again

November 2016 Herb Mathisen

The Big Mining Roundup

Hey, at least 2016 wasn’t as depressing as the last two years!

November 2016 Herb Mathisen
Yellowknife's Con Mine site. Photo by Hannah Eden

Remedial Therapy

The North is coming to grips with its most important industry as that industry comes to grips with...

November 2016 Tim Edwards
Joe Sparling's equally at ease piloting a Boeing 737 or his company, Air North. Photo by Ian Stewart/Yukon News

Joe Sparling And The Yukon’s Biggest Airline

Air North has taken over the Yukon’s skies and has no plans to leave

August 2016 Daniel Campbell
Buffalo Joe at the best seat in the house, er, DC-3. Photo: Hannah Eden

Doing It His Way

For Buffalo Joe, it’s not about money or fame—flying’s a way to escape all that

August 2016 Herb Mathisen
Simpson Air’s Ted Grant is the Deh Cho’s biggest booster. Photo by Samia Madwar

Humane Brand Of Business

Ted Grant’s philosophy on flying

August 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

WEB EXTRA: Nunavut’s internet is slow, expensive and unreliable

SSi Micro’s Jeff Philipp thinks a monopoly could help fix these problems

July 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Restless Brain

The North's champion for the little guy rolls up his sleeves

July 2016 Herb Mathisen