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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
Whitehorse does winter. Photo courtesy Peter Mather/Government of Yukon
It's a cold month, but the days are getting brighter, and Whitehorse residents are ready to celebrate. Plus: a secret waterfall in the NWT.
January 2016
Camp at the Barrenlands. Photo by Kristen Gilbertson Olesen
The long dark month allows for spectacular trips by dogteam, and gives Dawson City time to get creative.
January 2016