Nowadays, being from Newfoundland is like being some sort of exotic bird.
The beauty and simplicity of the rural life shines forth with a special glow at Christmas
Returning home sparks reflections on the complex lifestyles many of us pursue in this province, and questions about why we do it
A little bit of foolishness goes a long way.
How a class trip to British Columbia spawned a greater understanding of the uniqueness of Inuit culture.
With spring comes new life, and a thawing reminder of human activity’s cumulative effects on the natural environment.
Mining brings challenges but also immense opportunities to the North
The laborious nature of childbirth in the far North
Reflections on the meaning, and possibilities, of change in the North
Sports take on a special importance in the North
A unique project aims to reduce conflict between two of the world’s top predators: human and polar bear
Or, the politics of bingo
Experiencing search and rescue first-hand in the North…
From turtles to stray dogs, Northern life with pets poses unique challenges…and rewarding memories
From Yonge Street to Hudson Bay…
The spread of technology means Northern life is no longer so remote. But technology can be a double-edged sword…
Iqaluit is a beautiful city, but just one part of a very diverse North
Reflections on the changing seasons in the North
Note: 61st Parallel will be published every four weeks, instead of bi-weekly, to make room for Charlene Paterson’s new column “Remote Control”
A Newfoundlander living in Nunavut describes the joy of returning home for the summer…and the difficulty of leaving again