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An innovative program lets students stay in their community while earning a Bachelor’s degree

For a student working full-time in northern Canada, miles away from any major city, earning a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is no mean feat – especially one that’s tailored to the field they’re working in. And yet that’s exactly the kind of opportunity that students have found at Royal Roads University (RRU) in Victoria

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Experts say DEET is still one of the best ways to avoid this situation. PHOTO: STEVE OLGLE

Mosquito Country

They’re the uninvited guest at every camping trip, and arguably the worst part of summer. Nuisance...

June 2019 Beth Brown

Dress Like An Astronaut

Remembering mom's advice for winter layering.

April 2019 Peter Autut
Story and photos by Mark Kelly

Polar Pack

A Pond Inlet youth builds a dog team and provides for family.

April 2019 Mark Kelly
The Yellowknife Cemetery. PHOTO BY DOMINIKA RABEK, VIA FACEBOOK

Reflections of a Northern Graveyard

Up Here presents the first runner-up in this year's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous...

April 2019 Amber Lee Kolson
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Toonik Tyme in Iqaluit

Check out photos from the opening ceremonies of the annual spring celebration.

April 2019 Beth Brown
VIA NWT TOURISM

The Bison Whisperer

Up Here presents the second runner-up in this year's Sally Manning Award for Indigenous...

April 2019 Michel Labine
Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs captures the sunset in Rankin Inlet. CREDIT UP HERE

On The Ground In Nunavut

Up Here joins forces with APTN for a special collaboration on the territory's 20th anniversary.

April 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
When it comes to Nunavut's future, 25-year-old Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is over taking cues from southern Canada.

Nunavut Turns 20: What's Next?

We travelled across the territory to talk to people about what Nunavut is in 2019, and what it...

April 2019 Jessica Davey-Quantick
BETHIEHUDSON, VIA INSTAGRAM

Beautiful, scary weather warming the North

Historic high temperatures this March are melting ice and snow much sooner than expected.

March 2019 Jacob Boon
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Small Town, Big Stories

A letter from editor Herb Mathison, from our March 2019 issue.

March 2019 Herb Mathisen