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Patches Worn With Pride

Curling was more than a game to northern miners.

February 2019 Herb Mathisen
Kevin Koe, left, and Jamie Koe, right, pose with their father Fred at the Brier in Saskatoon in 2012, when the two brothers faced off in the playoffs. Courtesy of CURLING CANADA/MICHAEL BURNS

Full House

How the Koes became the North’s curling powerhouse

January 2019 Jeremy Warren

Back In Time

An old pocket watch offers a glimpse of Yellowknife's early days

December 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
‘LOST ON THE ICE-CAP’ BY Albert Operti/University of Toronto library Reproduction

The Franklin Ghosts

A spooky, supernatural and spectral history of the lost Arctic expedition

November 2018 Shane McCorristine
Mountie in wellies: Bill White, in the foreground, aboard the RCMP ship, St. Roch, in the 1930s. The straight-shooting, no-B.S. White is the subject of Mountie in Mukluks. Vancouver Maritime Museum

Bill White: Trapper Sailor Fighter Cop

A closer look at one of the stranger books in the Arctic canon—and why its author would do things...

September 2018 Tim Edwards

A Perverse Need for Order

Tied for third place in the Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction

May 2018 Antoine Mountain
Dahria Beatty is one of three Yukoners on the Olympic cross-country ski team who raced at the AWGs. Photo courtesy of Pam Doyle.

An Olympics Of The North

The Arctic Winter Games bring together athletes and artists from the circumpolar North for a week...

March 2018 Herb Mathisen
The bell of HMS Erebus. Photo courtesy Thierry Boyer/Parks Canada

Closing In On Franklin

How Inuit history and underwater archaeology are combining to piece together the Arctic’s most...

January 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Captain Owen Stanley’s watercolour painting ‘Arctic Amusements’ captures the revelry of Christmas aboard HMS Terror in 1836.

Cross-dressing, Feasts and Fun

For crewmembers on early Arctic expeditions, Christmas was a time like no other

December 2017 Shane McCorristine
Photo courtesy Royal Newfoundland Regiment

The Inuk Sniper

John Shiwak of Labrador was a top marksman in WWI

November 2017 Herb Mathisen