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Playing Santa on the Distant Early Warning Line

September 2016 Katie Weaver
Fred Carmichael's flying career has spanned seven decades. Photo courtesy Fred Carmichael

From The Trapline To The Skies

How the North's first aboriginal pilot got his wings

September 2016 Daniel Campbell
Roald Amundsen. Photo - Preus Museum/Paul Berge

Success In Failure

How the North’s greatest explorer escaped death at the pole

September 2016
Lost? Never. Punch Dickins would just land, make a cup of tea and get his bearings. NWT Archives/Wop May Fonds/N-1992-213: 0188

Pioneer Punch Dickins

This WWII ace would become a man of many firsts

September 2016 Tim Edwards
The world’s most famous pilot flies into the North. Photo - Library and Archives Canada

Lindbergh Comes North

Charles and his wife fly circles around the North

September 2016 Francis Tessier-Burns

What To Wear?

The 1928 Arctic pilot edition

September 2016 Herb Mathisen

Service You Can Bank On

When you could get a loan on an airplane

August 2016 Tim Edwards
The original clubhouse of the Yellowknife Golf Club: the fuselage of a downed DC-3. Derek Bodington/Outcrop.


The Yellowknife Golf Club’s strange relationship with airplanes

August 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Émilie Smith

The Last Pioneer

Max Ward took on the world with his airline, but it’s his time navigating the Northern wilderness...

August 2016 Daniel Campbell
Queen Elizabeth II speaks to an Inuk woman during her 1970 visit to the NWT, and Jean Chretien (then minister of Indian and Northern Affairs) cracks a smile. Photo by Doug Griffin/Cp Images.

The Queen And The North

On her 90th birthday, we look back at Queen Elizabeth’s four Northern visits

August 2016 Up Here