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ATVs are a common form of transportation here. Photo: Paul Aningat

Arviat On the Up and Up

It's got tourism, population, a great reputation--it just needs more jobs

July 2015 Peter Worden
Ulukhaktok boasts the world's northernmost golf course. Photo courtesy Peggy Jay-IRC

The Northern golf tour

Desert courses, tundra greens and raven hazards—if you thought you couldn't putt North of 60,...

July 2015 Daniel Campbell, Katie Weaver

Video: Midnight golfing

What do you do when you roll into Fort Simpson, NWT, at midnight? Check out their golf course,...

July 2015 Up Here
Whitefish run the rapids

Fish On

A beginner’s guide to catching the biggest and most beautiful fish in the world, and stories from...

June 2015 Tim Edwards
A sculpture locally known as "The Muffin."

Don't call it a comeback

Haines Junction has always been more than just the gateway to the Kluane—and now it's getting...

June 2015 Eva Holland
Pangnirtung lies at the foot of some of Baffin Island's highest peaks. Photo by Angela Gzowski/Up Here

Pangnirtung: The Mountain Hamlet

At the edge of Auyuittuq National Park, Pangnirtung is set to become its own tourist draw

May 2015 Peter Worden
World-class rapids attract kayakers from around the world.

Starry Skies and Raging Rapids

On the border of Alberta and the NWT, Fort Smith proves you don't have to go too far North of...

April 2015 Peter McMahon
Logan Young leads a string of horses through the peel trail that leads to the Midnight Sun Outfitting hunting camp.

"Lady is Not Going to Make It"

One skittish steed can make Midnight Sun Outfitting guides’ harrowing yearly journey through...

March 2015 Genesee Keevil
 A photo op at Pine Lake, a 20-minute drive north of the log cabin - Black Bear Wilderness Lodge. Photo by Linda Harrison

Disappear Here: Black Bear Wilderness Adventure

"You get there, you look after yourself"

February 2015 Samia Madwar
An Iqaluimmiut man chows down on a chicken wrap from Yummy Shwarma. Photo by Scott Wright

Love at First Chomp

In Iqaluit, Middle Eastern flavours fit right in

February 2015 Up Here