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March 2013

The Best Places to Live issue

In This Issue

Prentice G. Downes, intellectual and adventurer, was in love with the romance of the 'Old North.' His passion for the place very nearly got him killed. Photo courtesy McGahern Stewart Publishing

A Daring Search For The 'Secret Lake Of The Dene'

The inland sea of Nu-thel-tin-tu-eh had long been a place of legend. One man was dying to find it.

By Conor Mihell
Mar 07

The Rescue That Went Wrong

On an icy October morning, two Igloolik hunters set out in their boat, looking for walruses. What happened next was part horror story, part miracle: One of the most difficult - and ultimately deadly - life-saving efforts in Arctic history.

By Katherine Laidlaw
Feb 03