From expanding local culinary options to incubating businesses and sparking social change, farmers' markets in the North do it all.
Photo courtesy Hannah Eden/Yellowknife Farmers' Market
Soft, delicate, and carefully crafted, tufting is a love letter to the places Northern artists call home.
Photo by Bill Braden
Every year, some of the world’s most intrepid explorers and curious minds head North with specialized scuba gear to plunge into the Arctic Ocean. What secrets do these underwater worlds hold that make the potentially dangerous diving experience so enticing?
Photo by Jill Heinerth
Conceived to slow the invasion of the English language into Northern homes, the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation celebrates 40 years of bringing Inuit–and Inuit life–to the screen.
Photos courtesy of Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Inuvik is home to a new country-food processing plant for Inuvialuit communities. The goal? To create jobs and training opportunities, and to restore traditions that will increase food security. The business may not be about profit, but it’s creating value—one link of beluga sausage at a time.
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A new mask and puppetry show out of Whitehorse gives the Yukon’s aviation history a decidedly whimsical twist.
Photo Courtesy of Open Pit Theatre
With a little courage, a lot of grit, and a taste for simple pleasures, there’s nothing quite like houseboat living.
Photo by Fran Hurcomb
A race for resources, control, and access makes the Arctic one of the hottest topics on the international stage in the 21st century. But if Canada wants to truly assert its sovereignty in the North, those who call it home say it needs to start with them.
Photo by Lisa Milosavljevic
Gail Cyr founded, led and fought for organizations devoted to helping Indigenous Northerners. Recently appointed to the Order of Canada, she has spent her entire professional life in the service of others—and she has no plans to let retirement slow her down.
Photo by Pat Kane
Iqaluit caterer Nuka Fennell has two guiding passions: creating food and staging drag performances. Fennell says those passions are two sides of a coin—recipes for self-expression that can make a person feel like a superhero.
PHOTO BY LISA MILOSAVLJEVIC