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UPDATED: Five 4 the Kids Campaign!

UPDATED: Five 4 the Kids Campaign!

Dear friends! Starting on November 1, 2016 (ending December 20, 2016), Up North Lifestyle Apparel will be giving $5 from the purchase of every Shirt, Hoodie and Hat on UpNorthLifestyle.ca to the incredible Brown Bagging for Calgary Kid’s Society (BB4CK). Your purchase FEEDS FIVE KIDS! That’s right… FIVE KIDS!  BB4CK is a charity that engages with the […]

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Fort McMurray Fires of 2016

Fort McMurray Fires of 2016

May 1st, 2016 started out like any other day for me. I got my giant work bin ready. Filled it with all the work gear I would need for my 11-day shift. I gave my fiancé Samantha a kiss and said goodbye and headed out on my bi-monthly 8-hour drive to northern Alberta. I live […]

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Message from the Founder

Message from the Founder

First, I’d like to thank you for shopping with us. We recognize that you have many choices about where to spend your hard-earned money and I appreciate that you have given us an opportunity to earn your business. Second, we strive to create the best possible experience for you, and I appreciate your honest feedback […]

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ATV Etiquette

ATV Etiquette

The Up North Lifestyle provides a sense of freedom and autonomy. It’s about getting out of the city, away from the crowds to do your own thing and enjoy some good times with your crew. When you’re out there in the wild, with the fresh air in your lungs and wind in your face, you […]

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Larch Madness

Larch Madness

Autumn in the Rocky Mountains can be precarious; with the weather experiencing sudden and often drastic changes. But for those unfazed by shifting weather and unafraid of unpredictable forecasts, autumn also comes with its advantages. Namely, the marvel of a fleeting, but an extraordinary event. In mid to late September, for about two weeks only, […]

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My Experience During the Fort McMurray Fire of 2016

My Experience During the Fort McMurray Fire of 2016

I live in Calgary and I was working at Suncor’s upgrading plant north of Fort McMurray. May 1st started out like any other day for me. I got my giant work bin ready. Filled it with all the work gear I would need for my 11-day shift. I gave my fiancé Samantha a kiss and […]

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