In parts of the North, food insecurity is a national health crisis and finding solutions has been a slow process. Northerners are filling in the gaps, but they can’t do it alone.
Photo courtesy Inuvik Community Greenhouse
Can roads up here be built better? We did a deep dive to find out.
Courtesy George Fisher/NWTTOURISM
Despite the challenges that stand in the way of midwifery, advocates are determined to break through barriers and revive a practice that could change the way Northerners give birth.
Photo: ⒸWHO/Christine McNab
When it’s minus 30 degrees and the alarm call comes in, they’re the ones who answer. Meet the volunteers who play a crucial role in battling fires across the territories.
Courtesy Yukon Government
How Francisca Mandeya has challenged racial and gender inequality in Zimbabwe and the Canadian Arctic.
Photo by Lisa Milosavljevic
Through trapping, Devon Allooloo passes on the joys of life outdoors and self-sustainability to the next generation.
Photo by Amanda Annand
On the run from the KGB, a Soviet nuclear physicist takes the only job he can get—teaching junior high science in Canada’s North.
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A traditional hunter, a harvester for his community and an Instagram sensation, 21-year-old Devon Manik of Resolute lives with a foot in two worlds.
Photos by James Raffan
With a limited workforce, remote geography, and an overwhelming need, providing veterinary services in the territories is no simple feat. So what does it take to care for pets in the Arctic?
Courtesy Angela Gzowski/Veterinarians Without Borders