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November 2016

Our annual mining issue features some colourful characters from the North's biggest industry, as well as a run-down of what's happening in and on the ground up here.



In This Issue

The Once And Future Boom

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

By Elaine Anselmi
Nov 28
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.

By Herb Mathisen
Nov 22
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Learn From My Mistakes

The North is no country for thin leggings

By Elaine Anselmi
Nov 16

The Big Mining Roundup

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

By Herb Mathisen
Nov 14
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 its responsibilities

By Tim Edwards
Nov 07
Who do you think is in charge? Writer Eva Holland and her former boss Kel Sax. Photo courtesy of Eva Holland

The Dirtbag Queen

To survive in the bush, guns, whiskey and a good dog can’t be beat. But to make a living digging for gold you need to be a certain kind of person. Meet Kel Sax.

By Eva Holland
Nov 02