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The historic MacPherson House, built in 1936 and located above the flats. Photo Daniel Campbell

Where the Big Rivers Meet

It's the jumping off point to the Nahanni--but what can you actually do in town?

August 2015 Daniel Campbell
The Cirque of the Unclimbables, in Nahanni National Park, NWT. Photo Gary Bremner

From the West into the Wilderness

Europeans arrived in North America looking for wealth and the Pole. Explorers defied death for...

August 2015 Tim Edwards
Burger, classic poutine and East Coast-style poutine (French fries topped with Newfoundland dressing--turkey stuffing and gravy) from Iqaluit's Nanook Express food truck. Photo Peter Thuell

Food Trucks North of 60

The foodie revolution has arrived in the Arctic. Food trucks are taking Northerners to wild, new...

July 2015 Up Here
ATVs are a common form of transportation here. Photo: Paul Aningat

Arviat On the Up and Up

It's got tourism, population, a great reputation--it just needs more jobs

July 2015 Peter Worden
Ulukhaktok boasts the world's northernmost golf course. Photo courtesy Peggy Jay-IRC

The Northern golf tour

Desert courses, tundra greens and raven hazards—if you thought you couldn't putt North of 60,...

July 2015 Daniel Campbell, Katie Weaver

Video: Midnight golfing

What do you do when you roll into Fort Simpson, NWT, at midnight? Check out their golf course,...

July 2015 Up Here
Whitefish run the rapids

Fish On

A beginner’s guide to catching the biggest and most beautiful fish in the world, and stories from...

June 2015 Tim Edwards
A sculpture locally known as "The Muffin."

Don't call it a comeback

Haines Junction has always been more than just the gateway to the Kluane—and now it's getting...

June 2015 Eva Holland
Pangnirtung lies at the foot of some of Baffin Island's highest peaks. Photo by Angela Gzowski/Up Here

Pangnirtung: The Mountain Hamlet

At the edge of Auyuittuq National Park, Pangnirtung is set to become its own tourist draw

May 2015 Peter Worden
World-class rapids attract kayakers from around the world.

Starry Skies and Raging Rapids

On the border of Alberta and the NWT, Fort Smith proves you don't have to go too far North of...

April 2015 Peter McMahon