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Custom Degrees on Your Own Time and Schedule

An innovative program lets students stay in their community while earning a Bachelor’s degree

For a student working full-time in northern Canada, miles away from any major city, earning a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is no mean feat – especially one that’s tailored to the field they’re working in. And yet that’s exactly the kind of opportunity that students have found at Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria

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AWG WEEK: The champagne and caviar games

The time the party overshadowed the Arctic Winter Games

March 2018 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Elaine Anselmi

Weight Loss Flight Plan

When you land on a makeshift runway, you need to travel light

January 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Jessica Simon. Photo courtesy Mike Simon

She Never Quit

Remembering Whitehorse writer and volunteer Jessica Simon

January 2018 Erin Linn McMullan
Gaetan Dallaire. Photo by Corey Myers

The Last Meal

Frontier Fishing Lodge’s handyman chef says goodbye to his summer home

January 2018 Corey Myers
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Walking The Line

How the value of a beer in the fridge changed overnight in Iqaluit

January 2018 Herb Mathisen
Liza Mantla. Photo by Pat Kane

Flash Photography

A portrait of Liza Mantla, Gamètì’s centenarian

January 2018 Pat Kane
Photo by Pierre Dunnigan/Makivik

Arctic Moment: Jump Start

The race is on in Majuriarvik, Nunavik

January 2018 Pierre Dunnigan
SNOW WONDER:  Sitting in the jaws of a  larger-than-life snow monster at the  SnowKing castle on Yellowknife Bay.

Go With The Snow

It makes up our walls and our livelihood. It can be a muse or even our saviour. The many ways in...

December 2017 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Elaine Anselmi

Stand-up Guy

Cambridge Bay’s David Ohokannoak makes audiences laugh at home and down south. But the same...

December 2017 Elaine Anselmi
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Gone In 1,500 Seconds

Finds amid the flurry of the Pond Inlet flea market

October 2017 Elaine Anselmi