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Cabin Fever

What would you endure for a rare plot of land in the Northern wilderness?

November 2015 Tim Edwards
Fort Liard's ball diamond, where you have to dodge the bison patties in the outfield. Photo by Samia Madwar

Dehcho Sandlot

Catching heat in Fort Liard--and loving it

November 2015 Herb Mathisen
Wesley Hardisty performs at the Alianait Arts Festival in Iqaluit. Photo: Angela Gzowski

Playing It By Ear

Fiddling and dancing have entertained Northerners for the past two centuries. But in this age of...

October 2015 Samia Madwar
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Stories For A Long, Dark Winter

Shapeshifters, a haunted hotel, the echoes of past wars—here’s what happens in the North when the...

October 2015 Daniel Campbell, Laura Busch
Photo: Hannah Eden/Up Here

Which Capital is Right for You?

You pretty much have to love the outdoors. The rest depends on how you feel about boutique shopping...

September 2015 Eva Holland, Peter Worden, Tim Edwards
Robert "Yogi Bear" Chenard and Brenda "Boo Boo" Penney run the Louise Falls day-use campground off the Mackenzie Highway, near the Alberta/NWT border. Photo Hannah Eden

Parks and Conversation

Meet the people who make Northern campgrounds funnier, friendlier, and just a bit weirder.

August 2015 Katie Weaver, Laura Busch, Samia Madwar

How to Make: Wild Cranberry Blush

Direct from the Up Here studio, we bring you a recipe for beauty taken from the best day-spa around...

July 2015 Up Here

The Little Picture

Northern history as seen through family photo albums

July 2015 Samia Madwar

Soccer Crazy

At Super Soccer weekend in Yellowknife, some goals are bigger than others

July 2015 Herb Mathisen
Whole whitefish, burbot fillets and trout. Photo by Amy Lam

A few Northern fish recipes you have to try

From your basic shore lunch to the fanciest fine dining, four Northern chefs share their hot tips.

June 2015 Samia Madwar