Toby McTeague (Yannick Bisson) is a troubled teenager, living with his father Tom (Winston Rekert) and little brother Sam (Andrew Bednarski) in a small town in the far north of Canada. Tom makes his living raising sled dogs. Unfortunately, the economy of the town has been declining, and
the bank is threatening to come in and take the dogs. To add to his problems, Toby is at an age where he is beginning to rebel against his father, but he is too immature to really succeed in most of his fights. Things get so tense at home for Toby that he takes off into the hills, and there meets
an old Indian chief (George Clutesi), who teaches him the ways of nature, especially of...