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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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Back To The Land

Lessons in food security and sustainability on a farm outside Dawson City

September 2017 Hannah Eden
Mike Mancini. Photo by Emily Sheff

The Pizza Man

Meet Mike Mancini, the man behind the Snack Bar restaurant in the tiny Yukon town of Keno City....

September 2017 Emily Sheff
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Facing The Fire

A family's treasure nearly goes up in flames

August 2017 Dylan Short
Photo by Hannah Eden

Before And After The Gold Rush

Fred Sangris talks about Yellowknife past and present

July 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Photo by Hannah Eden

Mayor By Default

Dawson City artist John Steins has done it all

July 2017 Hannah Eden
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