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A Tale Of Two Rifles

The Canadian Rangers are getting a new rifle. How does it compare to the workhorse Lee-Enfield .303?

January 2019 Jeremy Warren
Illustration by Beth Covvey

A Touching Note

An impromptu violin concert 52 years in the making

December 2018 Herb Mathisen
The Yellowknife Women’s Society’s current executive director, Bree Denning, left, and former executive director, Arlene Hache, in downtown Yellowknife. Photo by Pat Kane

Meeting The City Where It Is

The founders of the Yellowknife Women’s Society listened to what women needed and then they got to...

November 2018 Elaine Anselmi

Tough Going

Where plumbing isn’t practical, Northerners still make do

August 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
In Yellowknife, billion-year-old Precambrian Shield comes with the house. Photo courtesy of Simon Taylor.

The Peculiarities Of A Northern Home

A house divided against its surroundings cannot stand

August 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick

The Title Holders

The reasons why only a few Nunavummiut own their property

August 2018 Herb Mathisen

An Unforgiving Pastime

Bring patience and a plan to the competitive world of Yellowknife garage saleing

July 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Worst. Jobs. Ever?

You spend months at a time getting swarmed by bugs, or chasing fire, or being stalked by wolves....

July 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Photo by Patrick Kane

The Craziest Few Hours Of My Life

Madeleine Allakariallak's ability to go with the flow puts Nunavut's first language first

June 2018 Herb Mathisen

Full Circle

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

May 2018 Catherine Lafferty