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Beth Brown

"I think everybody can sing. That being said, some of us sing like Leonard Cohen and we have a range of five or six notes."
As the conductor of Yellowknife’s Aurora Chorealis choir, Margo Nightingale’s love of music is self-evident. But for the local lawyer, it’s the sense of community that keeps her guiding voices.
August 2019
“It's been an arduous journey,” opening the North's first private pot shop, says owner Jordi Mikelie-Jones. PHOTO CATHIE ARCHBOULD
Jeremy Jones and Jordi Mikelie-Jones opened the first private-retail cannabis shop North of 60 this past spring. Getting there is only part of the story.
August 2019
“We’re just getting started. Our customers are into beer. We want to give them that portfolio.” PHOTOS BY BETH BROWN
What's on tap at Nunavut Brewing Co.? The little brewery that brought craft beer to Baffin Island.
July 2019
PHOTOS BY BETH BROWN
Iqaluit’s new museum curator spotlights the value of a permanent collection that’s always been at home in Nunavut.
July 2019
Researcher Mark Fox-Powell stands at the entrance of the lost hammer spring on Axel Heiberg Island, where he studies potential conditions for life on other planets. Courtesy Gordon Osinski
Researchers are using perennial Arctic springs to study how organisms could grow on other planets.
July 2019
COURTESY PUVIRNITUQ SNOW FESTIVAL/KATHERINE DAPHNE
Why your cell phone is a must-have in any on-the-land camp kit.
July 2019
PHOTO BY BETH BROWN
How two sister lifeboats from a fated survey vessel found forever homes in Nunavut.
July 2019
Amber Giles, Nastania Mullin, Meegwun Giles and Mason Mullin champion the Nunavut flag. PHOTOS BY BETH BROWN
Check out these photos from the celebration in Iqaluit.
July 2019
Lions and tigers and...walrus? DFO scientists were surprised to see this guy floating on an ice floe so high North. Courtesy David Yurkowski
In-flight photography looks at marine mammals in the last ice area.
July 2019
COURTESY NORMA KASSI
Indigenous scholar Norma Kassi on a new era of research in the North.
July 2019