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By Erin Jackson If you had told me at the beginning of my university career I’d be going on a student exchange to the Netherlands, I simply would not have believed you. Born in Yellowknife and raised in Ireland, I decided to move back to Canada to study journalism at Carleton University. Hopping on a [...]

A Northern hold on our imagination


Canada’s North. It fascinates us. It defines us. Peter Gzowski, famed national radio personality, once described the North as the soul of Canada. The notion of North permeates Canadian culture. In our national anthem, we describe our country as the “true North, strong and free,” and the federal government is spending time and treasure to [...]

Rich With Resources and Opportunity


By Hilary Thomson Southern Canadians may think of the North as a frigid no-man’s-land dotted with the occasional polar bear. In reality the region has much more to offer than ice, snow and large white mammals. The northern parts of our provinces and the territories are rich with employment opportunities for young people—as rich as [...]