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Herb Mathisen

Fort Providence's Big River Diner makes one big burger
October 2015
Sweetest Kulu, a tender poem written by Iqaluit's Celina Kalluk, is a top-seller. Artwork courtesy of Inhabit Media
A small Iqaluit publisher is learning how to tell Inuit stories
October 2015
Herc! Herc! One minute you're flying aid to Haiti, the next you're bringing prize racehorses to the Netherlands. Photo: Jason Pineau
Saying goodbye to some Northern aircraft, and hello to a few newcomers
August 2015
Ambulance rides in the North often take you five miles in the sky. Photo: Hannah Eden/Up Here
Where they’re going, they don’t need roads. Across the North, ground transportation just isn’t possible and many local health care centres offer only the most basic of services. That’s when ACCESS air ambulances swoop in, with medevacs proving the quickest—and often, the only—way of getting patients the medical treatment they need.
September 2015
Protesters take to the Yellowknife streets to oppose fracking in the Northwest Territories. Photo by Hannah Eden
It’s confusing. It’s controversial. But for miners looking to develop the next mega-project or governments seeking public approval on big-ticket policies, consultation is crucial.
September 2015
Photo illustration by Beth Covvey
After stepping away from the altar, Canadian North and First Air agree to just be friends. But what does that mean for Northerners?
July 2015
Why Nunavut's Internet is failing to load
July 2015
At Super Soccer weekend in Yellowknife, some goals are bigger than others
July 2015
Bill Lyall has been the face of the co-op movement for going on on 40 years. Photo by Herb Mathisen
Bill Lyall’s life’s work bridges the old times with the new times
February 2015
He’s Inuvialuit; she’s Dene. It hasnt always been easy—but this couple knows a thing or two about survival. Photo by Herb Mathisen
When Harry met Mary Rose
February 2015