UpHere Logo

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

Content Sponsored by Royal Roads University - CIS

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
Illustration by Beth Covvey

The Struggle To Stay Put

Three men wait out a blizzard for three days. In a two-man tent.

March 2018 Peter Autut

The Finest Spring Skiing In The World

Inuvik’s races once hosted world champions. Now it's all about fun.

March 2018 Jess Dunkin

Loving the Ulu News

From baiting ravens with vodka to checking hares for radiation: A collection of oddball stories...

March 2018 Herb Mathisen

AWG WEEK: The Games Reach New Heights

It's 1972, the second Arctic Winter Games. And five mountain climbers have gone missing.

March 2018 Herb Mathisen

AWG WEEK: The champagne and caviar games

The time the party overshadowed the Arctic Winter Games

March 2018 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Elaine Anselmi

Weight Loss Flight Plan

When you land on a makeshift runway, you need to travel light

January 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Jessica Simon. Photo courtesy Mike Simon

She Never Quit

Remembering Whitehorse writer and volunteer Jessica Simon

January 2018 Erin Linn McMullan
Gaetan Dallaire. Photo by Corey Myers

The Last Meal

Frontier Fishing Lodge’s handyman chef says goodbye to his summer home

January 2018 Corey Myers