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LEBENSRAUM: The first-ever Nazi landing in North America took place after a U-boat surfaced off Labrador’s Arctic coast near the end of the Second World War. The Germans set up a secret weather station that went undetected for 30 years. Artwork by Greg Hill

The Day The Nazis Came North

During the Second World War, knowing the weather meant winning the fight. That's why German...

October 2009 Tim Querengesser
Illustration by Greg Hill

Never Seen Again

On the Arctic's 'weird and tragic shores,' ships, humans and whole cultures have a...

April 2009 Nathan Vanderklippe

The Long Road

In the North, they call themselves Dene. In the American Southwest, Diné. Same blood, same language...

August 2008 Jessa Gamble

Bobby On The Mountain Of Grief

After JFK's murder, his brother vowed to climb the Yukon's Mt. Kennedy. He came down a...

The Day the Beer Dried Up

After the Second World War, miners and prospectors flocked to gold-rich Yellowknife and drained the...