When you think about the Northern economy, you’re probably picturing mines, tourists flocking to see northern lights and natural wonders, and government towns. In the first edition of the relaunched Up Here Business, we get up close with the people trying to change that by sharing work spaces in Whitehorse and breathing life into an innovation economy that might just change how the North does business.
We also take a deep breath (but don’t inhale) and dive into the future of pot in the territories. Cannabis will become legal later this year—is the North ready? (Hint: it’s complicated). And we round up the top Northerners to watch, in our list of the top 15 individuals shaping the business scene. How’d we do?