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Illustration by Beth Covvey
From Scottish jigs and cheeky games to fresh jokes and new mitts, here are a few fond memories of the holidays North of 60.
December 2015
Direct from the Up Here studio, we bring you a recipe for beauty taken from the best day-spa around - Canada's Northern landscape.
July 2015
Burger, classic poutine and East Coast-style poutine (French fries topped with Newfoundland dressing--turkey stuffing and gravy) from Iqaluit's Nanook Express food truck. Photo Peter Thuell
The foodie revolution has arrived in the Arctic. Food trucks are taking Northerners to wild, new culinary frontiers--even in places where the actual trucks have to be shipped up because there are no roads in or out.
July 2015
The abandoned outpost of Port Leopold, built sometime in the mid-1920s, on the northeastern tip of Somerset Island in the High Arctic, was used briefly to trade fox furs. Photo: Dennis Minty
Relics of the Hudson's Bay Company still stand across the North, though many buildings that were once havens are being retaken by the wilderness
July 2015
What do you do when you roll into Fort Simpson, NWT, at midnight? Check out their golf course, obviously.
July 2015
By Katie Weaver
June 2015
Why a prodigal son has returned to his roots in the Yukon
July 2013
Summer in the North is frantic with antics: floatplane rallies, salmon-fishing derbies, midnight-sun rock fests and more. Wanna fit it all in before the snow flies? Follow this handy guide to the next nine weeks of your life.
July 2013
Illustration by Tonia Cowan
Climate change is allowing biting flies to move farther North, partly because it’s getting warmer, and partly because it’s raining more often in the summer, creating more soggy breeding grounds.
July 2014
Clockwise: traditional pipsi, caught, brined dried and voila—the essence of char; candied char belly, brined with brown sugar, it melts in your mouth; mesquite and regular flavoured char sticks, for fish-lovers on the go. Photo by Angela Gzaowski
Rankin Inlet’s Kivalliq Arctic Food blends tradition with innovation.
July 2014