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Custom Degrees on Your Own Time and Schedule

An innovative program lets students stay in their community while earning a Bachelor’s degree

For a student working full-time in northern Canada, miles away from any major city, earning a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is no mean feat – especially one that’s tailored to the field they’re working in. And yet that’s exactly the kind of opportunity that students have found at Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria

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Full Circle

Tied for third place in the Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction

May 2018 Catherine Lafferty

Book Reviews

Exploring the North through fiction, history and memoir

May 2018 Kate Covello
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Really Full Service

The day Eagle Plains became one of the Yukon's biggest towns

May 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Nunavut Lifeline: Medics rush a patient in Arviat onto a King Air 200 for a medevac to Manitoba before a winter storm hits. Photo by Paul Aningat.

Between Good Health And Home

Stories from the frontlines of Northern health care

April 2018 Elaine Anselmi, Herb Mathisen, Jessica Davey-Quantick, Katharine Sandiford

Timothy

The winner of the 2017 Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction

April 2018 Dennis Allen

Frogs That Come Back To Life

What can humanity learn from the miraculous wood frog?

March 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Who you gonna call? Jill Rivera, zombie hunter. That's who. Photo by John Pekelsky

Are You Ready?

Prepare for the worst with our Northern Zombie Survival Guide

March 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Photo courtesy of Shawn Kitchen

The Man With Nine Lives

He’s been shot at, hit by a truck and fallen from the sky. Meet Shawn Kitchen.

March 2018 Katharine Sandiford
Photo by Patrick Kane

The Human Magnet

Yellowknife’s Aquaman finds sunken treasures. Will his next discovery be alien life?

March 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Cold Therapy

On embracing goosebumps and chattering teeth

March 2018 Katie Weaver