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The Blue Mile

Chills and thrills at a make-shift Marsh Lake marathon

November 2018 Katharine Sandiford
Kananginak Pootoogook, Untitled (Successful Walrus Hunt), 2009. Colored pencil, ink, paper, 48 x 96 in. (121.9x243.8 cm). © Estate of Kananginak Pootoogook.  COURTESY BROOKLYN MUSEUM, EDWARD J. GUARINO COLLECTION

The Country Food Test

How a laboratory in Iqaluit provides comfort to lovers of a Nunavut comfort food

November 2018 Kassina Ryder
Photo by Paul Aningat

Fright Night

Our spooky October/November Arctic Moment

October 2018 Up Here
Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Chip-Sealed Fate

On surviving the tour de Great Slave Lake

October 2018 Jimmy Thomson

Scrapping Demons

A boyhood brush with Jordin Tootoo

October 2018 Herb Mathisen
CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Dawson City filmmaker Suzanne Crocker with the fruits—and veggies, and jams, and sauces—of her labour. On July 31, 2017, Crocker began an ambitious project to go one year eating only what could be found or foraged around the Yukon town. Cathie Archbould

Extreme Measures: The All-Local Dawson City Diet

Dawson City filmmaker Suzanne Crocker committed to eating only what could be grown, foraged, hunted...

September 2018 Michele Genest
Arctic char prepared by Yellowknife chef Robin Wasicuna. Courtesy Edible Canada

Searching for the Northern Cuisine

With voracious foodies and some of Canada’s top chefs taking an interest in the North, local chefs...

September 2018 Herb Mathisen

Berry treasures

What do you do with that fall berry bounty from your backyard?

September 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Hell Of A Fight

The fisherman who saved us from ourselves

August 2018 Katharine Sandiford
Taylor Beck. Photo by Herb Mathisen

When You're A Beck

The perks of belonging to the NWT’s first family of competitive dog mushing

August 2018 Herb Mathisen