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WEB EXTRA: Putting some meat on the backbone

A Q&A with Curtis Shaw, Northwestel COO, on what the feds’ $50-million announcement means for...

By Herb Mathisen
Sep 15
2017
Slave River Paddlefest. Photo by Patrick Kane

Long Weekend, Short Notice

In the North with no plans for the next three days? We’ve got you covered

By Elaine Anselmi
Aug 04
2017

Visions For The North

Reader maps with magnetic rail, sky-hooks, military bases and mines galore

By Herb Mathisen
Jul 14
2017
Photo by Paul Aningat

July/August Sneak Peek

A look at the North over 150 years of Canada

By Up Here
Jun 27
2017
Photo by Peter Mathers

June Sneak Peek

By Up Here
May 31
2017
Photo courtesy of Arctic Inspiration Prize

Rewarding Inspiration

Three organizations share $1.5 million Arctic Inspiration Prize

By Up Here
Dec 09
2016
Photo courtesy Scott Lough

Robertson headframe memories

The Robertson headframe, the tallest building in Canada's North, is set for demolition...

By Herb Mathisen
Oct 29
2016

WEB EXTRA: Tales From The Dock

What better place to tell bush plane stories then straight outta the plane?

By Katie Weaver
Sep 01
2016
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

WEB EXTRA: Nunavut’s internet is slow, expensive and unreliable

SSi Micro’s Jeff Philipp thinks a monopoly could help fix these problems

By Herb Mathisen
Jul 27
2016
Photo courtesy Peter Deitrich

Arctic Adventure Sweepstakes Are Back!

Your chance to win a week of late summer aurora viewing in Canada's Northwest Territories.

By Hannah Eden
Jun 17
2016