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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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NOTY Shortlist: The Athlete

Jessica Frotten was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash on the Alaska Highway in 2009....

December 2015 Eva Holland

UPDATE: The GNWT’s case for buying Mactung

You have to spend money to not lose money

November 2015 Herb Mathisen

The Mactung Purchase: GNWT as Junior Miner?

Making sense of the territorial government’s foray into the mining biz

November 2015 Herb Mathisen
The Northern fibre loop. Courtesy Northwestel

Out of the Loop

The odd timing of the Yukon's fibre line announcement

October 2015 Herb Mathisen
Photo Daniel Campbell

Dogs of Lodges

Canines sidetrack writer on Northern tourism junket

July 2015 Daniel Campbell

A Little Tootoo Excited

By Katie Weaver

June 2015 Up Here

Morel Hunting: Hitting the Right Spots

Hit the right spots; if you know where to go, you're golden

June 2015 Daniel Campbell

Dog Days on the Mackenzie

Remembering an impossible friendship.

March 2015 Daniel Campbell

Leela Gilday on Her Juno Nomination

"Tanya [Tagaq] told me. I hadn’t seen her in a long time, and she’s a dear friend. I was...

March 2015 Samia Madwar

We’re Closer Than You Think

Seven Northern mining exploration projects that aren’t so high-maintenance

May 2014 Herb Mathisen