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Samia Madwar

Canada’s North is slowly becoming more accessible and self-sufficient, but some of our Arctic neighbours have been thriving for years. It’s high time we look outside our borders for inspiration.
May 2016
This carving, of Judge J.H. Sissons’ first trial in the NWT, depicts an early interaction between Canada’s legal system and the Inuit. An Inuk, Kaotok, stands before Sissons to answer a charge that he murdered his father on the sea ice. Part of the Sissons/Morrow Collection. © Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories
How Norway and Nunavut give indigenous people a say in the justice system
May 2016
What happens in the North when the sky starts falling.
April 2016
The high kick target. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
The science behind Arctic sports
March 2016
Melissa Chung, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness and yoga instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Sometimes it’s just too cold to go outside. Here’s how to stretch out that back and bum after a five-hour Netflix binge.
March 2016
Diana Curtis, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Good for: Glutes, quads, abs, arms, and scooping huge cold-water fish into your boat.
March 2016
Kam Hogan, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here
A whole body workout. Also helps when you're building an igloo or giant snow castle.
March 2016
Devin Madsen, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Good for: Legs (glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps) and lugging around 40-lb bags of wood pellets.
March 2016
Dana Britton, personal trainer at Turning Point Fitness, Yellowknife. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Six workouts to get you through a Northern winter.
March 2016
Jamie Stringer, Yellowknife firefighter. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here
Good for: Core and arms, and for feeding the fire.
March 2016