Lockdowns. Closures. Lost sales. Lost production. The North may have skirted the worst health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The economy is another story.
PHOTO COURTESY OF ANGICO EAGLE MINES LTD
The Yukon’s Wilderness City lives up to its name by offering visitors both rich northern culture and a buffet of outdoor activities, all within city limits.
PHOTO COURTESY YUKON TOURISM
My journey to a new home meanders like a river.
ILLUSTRATION BY BETH COVVEY
Transporting a juvenile humpback whale sculpture made out of salvaged ocean plastics to the Yukon is a delicate operation, even without a global pandemic going on.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY KANINA HOLMES
Abraham Okpik helped give an identity to a generation of Inuit.
PHOTO COURTESY CHARLES GIMPEL/ LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA / R10187-924-2-E ABE OKPIK AT HOME, FROBISHER BAY, NWT, [NOW IQALUIT, NUNAVUT]
Twenty minutes north of Whitehorse, the close-knit staff of this family-run enterprise is quite literally finding new ways to grow during a period of profound contraction.
PHOTO BY KANINA HOLMES
As the world’s largest uninhabited island, Devon Island’s unique landscape offers insight into life on other planets.
PHOTO COURTESY OF HOUGHTON-MARS STATION