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Robertson headframe memories

The Robertson headframe, the tallest building in Canada's North, is set for demolition...

By Herb Mathisen
Oct 29

WEB EXTRA: Tales From The Dock

What better place to tell bush plane stories then straight outta the plane?

By Katie Weaver
Sep 01
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

WEB EXTRA: Nunavut’s internet is slow, expensive and unreliable

SSi Micro’s Jeff Philipp thinks a monopoly could help fix these problems

By Herb Mathisen
Jul 27
Photo courtesy Peter Deitrich

Arctic Adventure Sweepstakes Are Back!

Your chance to win a week of late summer aurora viewing in Canada's Northwest Territories.

By Hannah Eden
Jun 17

"It was a time and a place I’ll never forget."

A hockey player reflects on his short—but triumphant—stint with one of Yellowknife's old...

By Up Here
May 06

Meet Francis Tessier-Burns

The month of April brings many things to the North—longer days, (supposedly) warmer temperatures...

By Up Here
Apr 08
Homunculus. By Franz Xaver Simm (1853-1918) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Coming To Our Census

Tips to help the NWT cash in on transfer payments

By Up Here
Apr 04
That's a long way between towns, pilgrim. Photo courtesy of Marco Marder

What it’s like to hike (part of) the Dempster Highway

And some advice for anyone crazy enough to try it

By Daniel Campbell
Feb 29
Breakfast of dog sledding champions. Photo by Ralph Daily from Birmingham, United States (Blackberry Ice Cream Sandwiches [Explore]) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons

The Yukon Quest Diet

Musher Brian Wilmshurst on burritos, bacon, and ice cream sandwiches

By Samia Madwar
Feb 11