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Our North

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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Photo by Ingrid Wilcox

Nights Of Day

Losing track of time and gaining superhuman powers under the midnight sun

June 2017 Herb Mathisen

To Tell The Story Right

A museum exhibit on the Arctic for Canada's 150th birthday could change the way Canadians view...

May 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Photo by Robert Postma

The Old Days And The New

Dene youth walk their ancestral grounds on the Canol Trail

May 2017 Garth Wallbridge
Photo by Tawna Brown

To Connect To The World

Escape, invasion, industry and affordability—a road means many things in the North, but mostly it...

April 2017 Herb Mathisen
Pangnirtung, Nunavut, a runway runs through it. Photo by Michael H. Davies

The Observers

From their stations at Northern community airports, observers have their eyes on the sky

April 2017 Herb Mathisen
Photo courtesy Leo Karetak

Life On The Arctic Sea

The view from aboard a resupply ship

April 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Eider duck

Meet Your Arctic Archipelago: The East

Arts, crafts, birds and a quick history lesson on the Eastern Arctic.

March 2017 Up Here
Photo by Nansen Weber

Meet Your Arctic Archipelago: The West

A hunch that led to the discovery of the Northwest Passage and the Canada-U.S. border dispute you...

March 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Grise Fiord, Nunavut. Photo by Ronald Campbell

Meet Your Arctic Archipelago: The North

Mutiny, the magnetic North, and the search for natural resources in the northern third of Canada...

March 2017 Herb Mathisen
Illustration by Beth Covvey

I’ll Be Seein’ You

How the North really is a small town

March 2017 Elaine Anselmi