On an early morning flight in a two-seater Bush Hawk bush plane, I looked down at the ice road where trucks haul equipment from Yellowknife to the diamond mines out on the tundra.
Periodically, photographers take over the Maclean’s Instagram account. Here’s the story behind The North from Above, a collection curated by Pat Kane.
Hi everybody! This is Pat Kane (@patkanephoto). I’m a Yellowknife photographer covering life and culture in Canada’s Far North, but for this series I’m going to showcase the three territories from up in the sky. For us Northerners, flying is as common as hopping on the bus; we’re constantly in the air travelling for work or play to some of the most remote places in the country.