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Nunavut’s internet is slow, expensive and unreliable

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

July 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Restless Brain

The North's champion for the little guy rolls up his sleeves

July 2016 Herb Mathisen
I get paid to do this? Angulalik Pedersen heading out on the land on his ATV. Photo courtesy Angulalik Pedersen

Getting Paid To Do What You Love

Angulalik Pedersen is helping to set the stage for Cambridge Bay’s landmark research hub

July 2016 Beth Brown
 Can this man really extend a Northern summer? If you're a pepper, then, yes he can. Photo by Daren Gallo

The Man Who Extends The Summer

A Yukon greenhouse aficionado has given Northern green thumbs a leg-up on winter.

June 2016 Herb Mathisen
A taiga takeoff. The Swedish Space Corp. launches rockets from its Esrange site, north of the Arctic Circle. Photo courtesy ESA/Esrange/Lars Thulin

Ahead In The Clouds

What the NWT can learn from Sweden's space town

May 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo courtesy Kakslaut Tanen Arctic Resort.

Behind The Walls

As any architect will tell you, the far North, with its extreme climate and diverse indigenous...

May 2016 Samia Madwar
A cabin in Finnish Lapland. Photo by Visit Finland

Game Of Krones

Call it a rivalry. Northern nations serve up carbon copies of tourism attractions: aurora,...

May 2016 Daniel Campbell
The Yuribey River bridge, at 3.9 kilometres, is the longest above the Arctic Circle. Photo courtesy Gazprom

Getting Around The North

Russia's built some incredible transportation infrastructure in the Arctic, but we should be...

May 2016 Daniel Campbell
Does this look like the Arctic to you? Tromsø, Norway, north of the 69th parallel, has become a bustling university and port town.

High Degrees

What's there to learn from an Arctic university?

May 2016 Samia Madwar
The view from Sisimiut, Greenland. Photo courtesy Greenland Travel

Dream Homes

You’re probably familiar with Nunavut’s crippling housing crisis. It needs thousands of houses, but...

May 2016 Herb Mathisen