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Cracking the Codeshare

After stepping away from the altar, Canadian North and First Air agree to just be friends. But what...

July 2015 Herb Mathisen
Bob and Kevin Daffe of Tatshenshini Expediting. CHRISTIAN KUNTZ PHOTOGRAPHY

Happily Ever Rafters

A whitewater business's smooth family handover

July 2015 Eva Holland

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Why Nunavut's Internet is failing to load

July 2015 Herb Mathisen
Chummy Plummer on Great Slave Lake at age 14. COURTESY PLUMMER'S ARCTIC LODGES

The King Fisher

Chummy Plummer, the legendary proprietor of the North's most successful fishing lodges, talks...

June 2015 Tim Edwards
The most affordable way to get a car to Nunavut. Photo - NNSI

By Air, By Sea, By Land

All you need to know about purchasing a new vehicle in Nunavut

May 2015 Peter Worden
Flying into the East Arm of Great Slave Lake. Photo by Pat Kane

The Other Natural Resource

The Lutsel K'e Dene aim to prove they can make a business out of protecting the land

May 2015 Tim Edwards
The latest trend in the North? Tiny, mobile homes. Photo courtesy ATA Pop Homes & Leaf House

10 Outside-the-Box Businesses

The North’s unique set of circumstances, demands and demographics typically go against a company’s...

May 2015 Daniel Campbell, Herb Mathisen, Laura Busch
Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake, Nunavut. All images courtesy of Agnico Eagle.

Agnico Eagle's Big Bet

The company's taken a $1 billion loss on Meadowbank, Nunavut’s lone operating gold mine, which...

April 2015 Herb Mathisen
Garry Beattie warms up his Thiokol Spryte Snowcat one chilly morning. He takes it everywhere and anywhere around Cambridge Bay. Photo by Herb Mathisen

A Town on the Move

With construction booming, Cambridge Bay deals with its growing pains

February 2015 Herb Mathisen
Workers erect one of the four 2.3-megawatt turbines now churning out energy at the Diavik diamond mine in the NWT. Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto (DDM)

Taking Back the Power

Here’s how some businesses are setting a new energy bar

February 2015 Eva Holland, Herb Mathisen, Tim Edwards