Million-dollar views. Wilderness at the doorstep. Big communal spaces to gather in. Here’s what Northerners want from their dream homes.
PHOTOS COURTESY ANDREW LATREILLE/KOBAYASHI + ZEDDA
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
How an army of home builders could solve the North’s housing woes
Illustration by Beth Covey
Joe Kitekudlak on his hand at building a big part of Ulukhaktok, NWT
Photo by KAREN KITEKDULAK
Back in the 1940s, most northerners received food supplies once a year. A pantry favourite then was canned meat. Today fresh food from across the country arrives almost daily, but many northerners still want the security of a can or two
of Klik in the cupboard.
PHOTOS: (LEFT) JOLLY TIME GIANT YELLOW CORN, (CENTRE) COURTESY PWNHC/2015.13.5J, (RIGHT) ILLUSTRATION BY BETH COVVEY
On the 100th anniversary of Treaty 11, there’s little enthusiasm for a celebration. A descendant of two chiefs who signed the Treaty wonders if this was truly a Treaty, or just legalized thievery.
Zaul Blondin - National Museums of Canada photo
Magpies are smart, curious, and now year-round residents of the far North.
Photo by Ron Dudley