Hockey is the best chance for many young Canadians to achieve fame and fortune. Monocle laces up and visits Ontario to meet the junior players out on the ice chasing more than just pucks: they’re chasing their dreams.
There was a time when a trip to the chilly climes of the north promised frostbite and, potentially, mortal peril. Now you can land at a refurbished airport, check into a boutique hotel and sightsee in a hot-air balloon.
With Donald Trump’s comments about ditching Nato and his ambiguous stance towards Russia stoking fears of being abandoned, the airbase at Ämari has become a crucial site for policing the Baltic states from above.
The intrepid team at Canadian radio and TV service CBC North report on everything from whale hunting to minus 40C weather conditions. Monocle braves the harsh terrain to meet them at their headquarters in Yellowknife.