The lives of the North’s first peoples were forever changed by the fur trade.
Photo courtesy of William I. Campbell (1951)
Nicole Mitchell and Zach Biggar both work full-time jobs. They also run a home-based business, making and selling fresh bagels. It takes a bit of juggling, but the side hustle is paying off in more ways than they expected.
Photo by Aaron Tambour
Real estate markets are hot, with demand outstripping supply in major centres. A case study from Yellowknife shows just how complicated the situation—and its solutions—can be.
Photo and Story by Bill Braden
Inuvik is home to a new country-food processing plant for Inuvialuit communities. The goal? To create jobs and training opportunities, and to restore traditions that will increase food security. The business may not be about profit, but it’s creating value—one link of beluga sausage at a time.
Adobe Stock Photo
Chris Shaver and Nicolinea Minakis have a new take on what it means to run a small business: they’re growing microgreens from a home-based vertical farm. Their company, Northern Greens, is taking root.
Photo by Marilyn Marshall
Conceived to slow the invasion of the English language into Northern homes, the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation celebrates 40 years of bringing Inuit–and Inuit life–to the screen.
Photos courtesy of Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
How we won the Yellowknife canoe lottery...in Hay River.
Illustration by Beth Covvey