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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.

January 2016 Up Here
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...

January 2016 Up Here
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...

January 2016 Up Here
Downtown Cambridge Bay at the end of December. Photo by Herb Mathisen/Up Here

Fireworks in a Blizzard

New Year's Eve in Cambridge Bay

December 2015 Herb Mathisen

A Leaning Tower of Meat

Fort Providence's Big River Diner makes one big burger

October 2015 Herb Mathisen

Stuck in the Middle

On the slow train from Churchill

September 2015 Peter Worden
The historic MacPherson House, built in 1936 and located above the flats. Photo Daniel Campbell

Where the Big Rivers Meet

It's the jumping off point to the Nahanni--but what can you actually do in town?

August 2015 Daniel Campbell
The Cirque of the Unclimbables, in Nahanni National Park, NWT. Photo Gary Bremner

From the West into the Wilderness

Europeans arrived in North America looking for wealth and the Pole. Explorers defied death for...

August 2015 Tim Edwards