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How To Build On Permafrost

And have your house remain where it is

February 2016 Tim Edwards
Illustration by Beth Covvey

How I Got Home

Sometimes, in the North, you actually do have to reinvent the snowmobile.

February 2016 Tim Edwards
In his workspace, Holloway examines an aileron, a hinged piece that attaches to the wing. Once complete, the Sonex (that’s the name of the aircraft model) will measure 5.5 metres long and 6.7 metres wide. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

How To Build Your Own Plane

And why skill and craftsmanship have little to do with it

February 2016 Samia Madwar
Photo: Shutterstock

How To Build A Fire

Life-saving tips from land-savvy survivors

February 2016 Samia Madwar
The only reindeer herd in the Canadian Arctic. Photo courtesy of Jason Van Bruggen/NWTT

Two Feet and 12,000 Hooves

After 100 years, reindeer in Canada’s Arctic have gone from outcasts and undesirables to tourist...

January 2016 Tim Edwards
From battling Arctic hares and a hand games tourney to ice fishing on a midsummer night, this year’s winners have captured what it means to live and love in the far north. Photo: Fred Lemire

Freeze Frame on Last Year's Winners

Up Here's annual readers’ photo contest winners and honourable mentions from 2015

January 2016 Up Here
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

Old Town's New Pub

It's been nearly 20 years since Yellowknife (or the NWT, for that matter) has had its own...

January 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

Don't Worry, It's Not Rudolph

Celebrate the holidays with a genuine, Northern on-the-land feast

December 2015 Samia Madwar
Photo by Pat Kane/Up Here

Quiz: What's the Yukon For?

Find out which Yukon bumper sticker is right for you.

December 2015 Eva Holland
The Pellissey homestead is perched above the wide Mackenzie River. Photo by Daniel Campbell/Up Here

Homesteading: NWT

In today's Northwest Territories, few venture outside the comforts of a community to carve out...

December 2015 Daniel Campbell