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Photo courtesy Gerold Sigl/NWT
It's not all raging rapids and remote rivers up here
April 2016
Homunculus. By Franz Xaver Simm (1853-1918) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Tips to help the NWT cash in on transfer payments
April 2016
The month of April brings many things to the North—longer days, (supposedly) warmer temperatures and, to the Up Here staff toiling away on the 8th floor of Yellowknife’s Precambrian Building, the services of Francis Tessier-Burns.
April 2016
Bring back a whale of a tale from the floe edge in Pond Inlet, Nunavut. Photo by Michelle Valberg
The landscape changes drastically this month in the North--here are the best spots to witness it.
January 2016
Cabin-dwellers around the fire. Photo courtesy of Fritz Mueller/Government of Yukon
The days are getting shorter, and the mercury is plummeting. At Yuletide, Northerners take the party inside.
January 2016
By early September, the fall colours along the Dempster Highway are out in force. Photo by Gerold Sigol/NWTT
Crazy fall colours on the Dempster Highway, and a hunt along a WWII-era trail
January 2016
Ice boulders at low tide in Iqaluit. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here
Summer is a time for gathering, a time for festivals, in the North
January 2016
Your cup will runneth over at Yellowknife's Beer Barge Bash. Photo by Bill Braden
The month with the longest days in the North has one bubbly festival you may not know about.
January 2016
Kite-skiing in Igloolik, Nunavut. Photo by Benjamin Aro
Bright days and steady winds make this month perfect for racing across the ice in Nunavut.
January 2016
The NWT's game of choice. Photo by David Ducoin
The busiest month of the year in the NWT: handgames, hockey and a castle built on ice.
January 2016