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January/February 2019

New year, new adventures—that's what was on our minds as we put together the January/February travel issue. This issue showcases some of our most breathtaking landscapes that will no doubt inspire your own adventures. Also, this issue includes a profile of the curling stars of the Koe family and a month-by-month guide to unique events across the North in 2019.

In This Issue

Bernice Clarke, founder of Uasau Soap. Photo by Beth Brown

A New Face Of Business In Nunavut

The territory is experiencing a wave of entrepreneurship led by women.

By Beth Brown
Jun 18
2019
Vivien Cumming

A Trip Back In Time

Searching for the origins of life on the Coppermine River.

By Vivien Cumming
Feb 22
2019
John Pekelsky/Up Here

Patches Worn With Pride

Curling was more than a game to northern miners.

By Herb Mathisen
Feb 21
2019
COURTESY PUVIRNITUQ SNOW FESTIVAL/KATHERINE DAPHNE

The North In 12 Months

Race outhouses, hunt for seal, and vote for the ultimate Yukon man: your guide to uniquely Northern fun for every month of the year.

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Feb 20
2019
JOHN PEKELSKY

What They Carry: The Circuit Court Judge

When unpredictability is routine, it's the small things that bring order.

By Herb Mathisen
Feb 19
2019
PETER MATHER

Landscapes of Plenty

The lands of the North defy logic.

By Elaine Anselmi, Herb Mathisen, Jeremy Warren, Jessica Davey-Quantick, Katharine Sandiford
Feb 18
2019

A Guide For Life

Learning to manage—and appreciate—the unexpected comes with the territory.

By Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
Feb 15
2019
hannah eden/nwt tourism

What's so great about fishing in the north?

Anglers spend many thousands of dollars to fly to remote lodges in the three territories. Here’s why they come all this way

By Herb Mathisen
Feb 14
2019
Delicious brownies made with Free Pour Jenny's local bitters.

A Bitter-Sweet Symphony

How bitters will make your valentine’s day that much better

By Jessica Davey-Quantick
Feb 13
2019
Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Polar Bear In Ontario

Riding along with Canada's greatest conversation starter

By Elaine Anselmi
Jan 31
2019