Avens: A community for seniors was prepared for just about any emergency. But no one could have imagined the one that arrived in the summer of 2023.
Photo courtesy Canadian Armed Forces
Born and raised in Fort Smith, Terry Freund stayed to battle the wildfires, and watched the lands around him go up in smoke.
Photo By: Pierre Challon
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
There are endless fishing opportunities in the East Arm, but outfitters know conservation must be top of mind in order to keep it that way.
Fishing in the east arm
Northern filmmakers are delivering a mix of documentaries, dramas, sci-fi and horror, and ultimately changing the national perception of what it means to be from up here.
Photo courtesy NWT Film Commission
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
For those with the courage (and the financial means) to attempt it, a trip to the North Pole can be the adventure of a lifetime. But with shifting and thinning ice, could those days be over?
Photo courtesy Sarah McNair-Landry
The Yukon’s reputation as a thriving arts hub was only made possibly by the support of—and support within—the community.
Alistair Maitland Photography