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A few familiar faces in the crowd at the inaugural Arctic Winter Games. NWT ARCHIVES/N-1979-052:1234/Sport North Federation

AWG WEEK: Where’s Pierre?

That time the Prime Minister of Canada disappeared en route to Yellowknife

March 2018 Herb Mathisen

... Or Head-Pull, Or Knuckle-Hop

How a gawky ex-athlete from Toronto took a flying leap at the Arctic’s toughest sports.

March 2018 Peter Sheldon
Chase Blodgett. Photo by Gary Bremner/GBP Creative

"It Felt So Me"

A trans activist’s long fight for recognition. In the North, a lobby group is often just one person...

March 2018 Rhiannon Russell
Biathlete Brendan Green. All photos courtesy International Olympic Committee

Meet Your Olympians

Canada’s North is well represented in Pyeongchang

February 2018 Herb Mathisen
Illustration by Beth Covvey

What Do You Mean ‘No Delivery’?

Two pallets, four crazy carpets, a staple gun and an idea

January 2018 Becky Davis

The Unsung Hero

Ubiquitous across the North, these blue containers can be real life-savers

January 2018 Herb Mathisen

Homecookin’ For The Holidays

Across the North, Christmas is a time to get together and eat and eat and eat

December 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Illustration Beth Covvey

Second-hand, Firsthand

On the important role Iqaluit's thrift shop plays in the life cycle of stuff

December 2017 Beth Brown
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Documenting Depravity

One man's insatiable appetite after 57 days on the Barrens

November 2017 Daniel Campbell
Believe it or not, southern students are coming North to further their education. Photo courtesy Yukon College

Go North, Young Mind

Outdoor adventure and the promise of jobs bring southern students to the territories

October 2017 Herb Mathisen