UpHere Logo

Herb Mathisen

Photo illustration by Beth Covvey
After stepping away from the altar, Canadian North and First Air agree to just be friends. But what does that mean for Northerners?
July 2015
Why Nunavut's Internet is failing to load
July 2015
At Super Soccer weekend in Yellowknife, some goals are bigger than others
July 2015
Bill Lyall has been the face of the co-op movement for going on on 40 years. Photo by Herb Mathisen
Bill Lyall’s life’s work bridges the old times with the new times
February 2015
He’s Inuvialuit; she’s Dene. It hasnt always been easy—but this couple knows a thing or two about survival. Photo by Herb Mathisen
When Harry met Mary Rose
February 2015
A boat is stuck in the ice until spring. Photo by Herb Mathisen
From Mount Pelly to the burger named after it
February 2015
Workers erect one of the four 2.3-megawatt turbines now churning out energy at the Diavik diamond mine in the NWT. Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto (DDM)
Here’s how some businesses are setting a new energy bar
February 2015
The latest trend in the North? Tiny, mobile homes. Photo courtesy ATA Pop Homes & Leaf House
The North’s unique set of circumstances, demands and demographics typically go against a company’s bottom line. But these entrepreneurs have taken those challenges head on and are proving that an unconventional idea can go a long way when you understand the North.
May 2015
Agnico Eagle's Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake, Nunavut. All images courtesy of Agnico Eagle.
The company's taken a $1 billion loss on Meadowbank, Nunavut’s lone operating gold mine, which opened in June 2010. And with the mine slated to close in 2017, some might see it as a big mistake.
April 2015
Seven Northern mining exploration projects that aren’t so high-maintenance
May 2014