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April 2017

In the land, on the water and in the air, people, animals and goods make their way across the vast Canadian North. In the April issue, we look at road building and why some communities are happy to stay disconnected. We talk to a sealift crew member with marine transportation in his blood. And we look at a few species whose migrations are more impressive feats than necessary movements. We also look at the history and continued use of the amauti—the traditional baby-carrying jacket worn by Inuit women—and at the radically changed landscape of the North that harkens back thousands of years to when the Laurentide Ice Sheet first retreated.

In This Issue

Photo courtesy NTCL

The Coastal Link

The trials and tribulations of commercial shipping in the North

By Elaine Anselmi
Apr 06
2017
Photo courtesy Dawson City Museum/1975.2.1.24

The Balloon Bubble

The Klondike's brief flirtation with hot air balloons and airships

By Herb Mathisen
Apr 04
2017
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