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.
NWT ARCHIVES/YK PHOTO FONDS/N-2019-001:0662
On a storyteller’s irresistible impulse to find the moment that started it all.
Photo from NWT Archives/McMeekan Family/N-1998-008-0021
Ambitious adventurers tell us about their wildest, most wonderful northern experiences—and share the one thing they’d probably do a little differently now that they think about it.
Photo Courtesy of Jenny Wong
Joe Kitekudlak on his hand at building a big part of Ulukhaktok, NWT
Photo by KAREN KITEKDULAK
How an army of home builders could solve the North’s housing woes
Illustration by Beth Covey
The COVID-19 pandemic landed hard on the mineral exploration community in March. It left carefully laid plans for 2020 in tatters and a sense of the future entirely uncertain. Will junior miners make it to the other side intact? They just might.
PHOTO BY CATHIE ARCHBOULD
Curling was more than a game to northern miners.
PHOTO BY Up Here/John Pekelsky
When unpredictability is routine, it's the small things that bring order.
PHOTO BY UP HERE/JOHN PEKELSKY