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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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The winner of the 2017 Sally Manning Award for Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction

April 2018 Dennis Allen

Frogs That Come Back To Life

What can humanity learn from the miraculous wood frog?

March 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Who you gonna call? Jill Rivera, zombie hunter. That's who. Photo by John Pekelsky

Are You Ready?

Prepare for the worst with our Northern Zombie Survival Guide

March 2018 Jessica Davey-Quantick
Photo courtesy of Shawn Kitchen

The Man With Nine Lives

He’s been shot at, hit by a truck and fallen from the sky. Meet Shawn Kitchen.

March 2018 Katharine Sandiford
Photo by Patrick Kane

The Human Magnet

Yellowknife’s Aquaman finds sunken treasures. Will his next discovery be alien life?

March 2018 Elaine Anselmi
Illustration by Beth Covvey

Cold Therapy

On embracing goosebumps and chattering teeth

March 2018 Katie Weaver
Illustration by Beth Covvey

The Struggle To Stay Put

Three men wait out a blizzard for three days. In a two-man tent.

March 2018 Peter Autut

The Finest Spring Skiing In The World

Inuvik’s races once hosted world champions. Now it's all about fun.

March 2018 Jess Dunkin

Loving the Ulu News

From baiting ravens with vodka to checking hares for radiation: A collection of oddball stories...

March 2018 Herb Mathisen

AWG WEEK: The Games Reach New Heights

It's 1972, the second Arctic Winter Games. And five mountain climbers have gone missing.

March 2018 Herb Mathisen