northern canada


Inside the Course Canadian Officers Are Taking to Improve Their Relationship with First Nations

But can a two-day course really improve decades of abuse and mistrust?
Jane Gerster
The Prison Issue

Inside Canada's Arctic Prison

Yellowknife photographer Pat Kane had the rare opportunity to visit the North Slave Correctional Centre in the Northwest Territories. Here's what he saw.
Patrick Kane
Hell or Salt Water

Drugs from the Sea

Some trawl the ocean for fish, but marine bioprospectors trawl for microbes.
Matthew Braga

Canada's Newest National Park Is Cloaked In Near-Perpetual Darkness

For several months each year, Bathurst Island is cloaked in perpetual darkness.
Matthew Braga

This Nunavut Photographer Takes Stunning Photographs of Arctic Life

Clyde River is in the middle of a legal battle over seismic testing in Baffin Bay. These photos will help you understand why it's such a big deal.
Niore Iqualukjuak and Ashley Renders

The Great Arctic Thaw Is Seriously Worrying Archaeologists

​In a century some of the world's most important Inuit historical sites will be swallowed by the sea.
Monica Blaylock

This Couple Is About to Embark on a Four-Month Dogsled Journey Through the Arctic

Arctic adventurers Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer have just their circumnavigation of Baffin Island with their 14 dogs.
Dana Lavoie
VICE Canada Reports

Prohibition in Northern Canada

Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's healing or adding to the territory's social crises.
Raf Katigbak

A 'Dumpcano' in the Canadian Arctic Has Been Burning for Eight Weeks

It’s one of the worst examples of landfill operations in the Americas right now. The city of Iqaluit has been struggling to extinguish a fire in its local dump. The city has finally come up with a $2.2 million plan to extinguish it.
Peter Worden