A boom in lithium exploration is covering well-worn ground in the NWT. but there’s a new story in those old rocks as the world scrambles to meet exploding
demand for the metal. Could this be the start of the territory’s mineral revival?
Photo courtesy: Li-FT Power
Uranium exploration is returning to Nunavut. How might the territory react this time?
Travis Pryor spends a large percentage of his time running a full-service auto shop in Whitehorse. The highlight in many of his weeks, however, comes when he puts down his toolkit and picks up a microphone.
Photo by Crystal Schick
Lockdowns. Closures. Lost sales. Lost production. The North may have skirted the worst health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The economy is another story.
PHOTO COURTESY OF ANGICO EAGLE MINES LTD
Rough prices have been less than inspiring over the past few years. There’s new competition from lab-grown gems. Investment in northern exploration is dragging. Is this where the northern diamond industry starts turning out the lights?
PHOTO COURTESY DIAVIK DIAMOND MINES