For decades, Abraham Anghik Ruben has recorded the old stories about how things used to be in the Arctic. But his published works aren’t volumes of print. They’re monuments of stone, ivory, bone and bronze.
The North’s unique set of circumstances, demands and demographics typically go against a company’s bottom line. But these entrepreneurs have taken those challenges head on and are proving that an unconventional idea can go a long way when you understand the North.
Our annual celebration of the territories’ brightest business stars takes over Iqaluit on April 30. And while the votes get tallied and the finalists are named, we thought we’d check in with some of our past Frozen Globes winners, to hear first-hand what they’ve learned about running a successful enterprise in the—at times—harsh Northern business climate