Before foxes had any real value for the Inuit, fox traps were used as vermin control.
Photo by Page Burt
Alexco Resource is cleaning up the environmental legacy of the Yukon’s historic Keno Hill Silver District. In a one-of-a-kind agreement with Ottawa, it’s also poised to restore silver mining in the territory to its former glory.
Photo by Cathie Archbould
Green energy is reshaping global demand for minerals. Who benefits?
On being thankful for a change in plans.
ILLUSTRATION BY BETH COVVEY
Crucial to North-proofing buildings, whitewash was produced on the Slave River. But by whom?
PHOTO COURTESY GLENBOW ARCHIVES/PHILIP H. GODSELL/NB-40-332
True, most of the humble and hastily built dwellings that helped trappers and settlers get through a winter or two have crumbled. But log houses constructed with love and attention still dot the urban landscapes, as some Northerners fall for homes with a more natural feel.
Photo courtesy David Loeks