A Storm Message

January 2020

Keep safe & warm. Check on your neighbours. NQ back online next week.

Spirit Bird

BY Gary L Saunders

THE ROYAL CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, having canvassed the country for two years, had finally narrowed the search to Perisoreus canadensis, a robin-sized cousin of the raven and crow native to every province and territory and nowhere else on the planet. Unlike most of our birds, it stays up north year-round, nesting in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius. Hardy, smart, loyal and friendly – what could be more Canadian?

Do You Have It In You? (digital media and collage, 2022) by Rachel Gilbert. Situated in Ktaqmkuk, Gilbert is an interdisciplinary artist whose symbolist work explores her identity, experiences, and ideas…