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The Midway Music Festival grounds. Photo by Adam Jones, PhD/Global Photo Archive/FLICKR

The Insider's Guide to the North - August

A secluded spot along the Dempster Highway becomes a hub of activity

January 2016 Daniel Campbell
Ice boulders at low tide in Iqaluit. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here

The Insider's Guide to the North - July

Summer is a time for gathering, a time for festivals, in the North

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Your cup will runneth over at Yellowknife's Beer Barge Bash. Photo by Bill Braden

The Insider's Guide to the North - June

The month with the longest days in the North has one bubbly festival you may not know about.

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Bring back a whale of a tale from the floe edge in Pond Inlet, Nunavut. Photo by Michelle Valberg

The Insider's Guide to the North - May

The landscape changes drastically this month in the North--here are the best spots to witness it.

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Kite-skiing in Igloolik, Nunavut. Photo by Benjamin Aro

The Insider's Guide to the North - April

Bright days and steady winds make this month perfect for racing across the ice in Nunavut.

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The NWT's game of choice. Photo by David Ducoin

The Insider's Guide to the North - March

The busiest month of the year in the NWT: handgames, hockey and a castle built on ice.

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The front deck of the Mackenzie Rest Inn overlooks the mighty Mackenzie River. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here

Home Away From Home

It used to be an RCMP lock-up. Believe us when we say it's come a long way.

January 2016 Herb Mathisen
Bison on NWT Highway 3. Photo by Daniel Campbell

Blind Alertness

A long drive on a short day

January 2016 Samia Madwar
Whitehorse does winter. Photo courtesy Peter Mather/Government of Yukon

The Insider's Guide to the North - February

It's a cold month, but the days are getting brighter, and Whitehorse residents are ready to...

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Camp at the Barrenlands. Photo by Kristen Gilbertson Olesen

The Insider's Guide to the North - January

The long dark month allows for spectacular trips by dogteam, and gives Dawson City time to get...

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