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Three more COVID-19 deaths in NWT

The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has confirmed three more deaths due to COVID-19 among NWT residents. The deaths occurred on September 24th...
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Yellowknife

Several city facilities closing in YK until October 4th

The City of Yellowknife is implementing changes at City facilities following the recent COVID-19 gatherings order from the GNWT. City Hall, the Fieldhouse, the Multiplex...

Health minister ‘vilifying’ businesses on temporary day shelter protests: YK Chamber

The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce has called out Health Minister Julie Green for “vilifying” businesses who are raising concerns about the GNWT choosing the...

Bear sighting in Range Lake, near Great Slave helicopter

A black bear has been spotted near Rivett Crescent in the Range Lake area in Yellowknife. Environment and Natural Resources has been notified.This comes the...
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Hay River

Candidates for Oct. 18 municipal elections released

Election season is set to continue in the NWT as the list of those running for municipal council in several communities has been released. Elections...

New exposure notices in Hay River, Yellowknife

There were three new exposure notices in the territory over the weekend, two of them in Hay River and one in Yellowknife. In Hay River,...

Some students from Diamond Jenness isolating after COVID-19 exposure

Diamond Jenness Secondary School is keeping some students and staff at home as they have reportedly been exposed to COVID-19. In a letter sent out...
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30 new COVID-19 cases in NWT, three more hospitalizations

There have been 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the territory since September 22nd. There are now 252 active cases among residents in the...

19 new cases of COVID-19 in NWT, 23 recovered

There have been 19 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the territory since September 21st. There are now 233 active cases among residents in the...

COVID-19 restrictions extended in Yellowknife, Whatì and Behchokǫ̀

Extensions have been announced to three temporary COVID-19 restrictions orders in the NWT. Temporary COVID-19 restrictions in Whatì has been extended to October 9th while...

$1.44 million in additional support funding announced for tourism businesses

The GNWT is providing $1.44 million in additional support funding for tourism operators and tourism related businesses in the territories. The Tourism Restart Investment Program...

27 new cases of COVID-19 in NWT

There have been 27 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the territory since September 20th. There are now 238 active cases among residents in the...
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YK emergency responders struggling with number of calls

The City of Yellowknife says emergency responders are receiving high volumes of emergency calls and are under increasing pressure due to COVID-19. Officials are asking...

Canada still working on AstraZeneca’s recognition in US and other countries

There’s still no word on when or even if American officials will start recognizing AstraZeneca’s vaccine or mixing doses for entry to their country.  Chief...

Voting polls at Explorer Hotel, Multiplex listed as exposure site

Certain residents who were voting at the Explore Hotel and the Multiplex on election day should self-monitor for symptoms. A new public exposure notification...

Yellowknife RCMP investigating break and enter into downtown business

Yellowknife RCMP are seeking information on an alleged break and enter to a building in the downtown area. At approximately 6:35 a.m. on September 23rd,...

Blasting starting Sept. 27 for Giant Mine Remediation

Blasting operations are set to kick off at Giant Mine as part of the remediation project. Signs will be posted and the contractor will give...

Businesses large and small grapple with staffing shortages

It’s not just small businesses that are struggling with a lack of staff, as Tim Horton’s downtown location had to this week due to...

Stanton Hospital facing oxygen supply issues

A surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations is leaving Stanton Territorial Hospital struggling to meet the demand for oxygen supply. The Health and Social Services Authority said...

Kotchilea looking to future, looking for change

Despite narrowly losing out on election day, NDP candidate Kelvin Kotchilea said he enjoyed the campaign experience and felt he connected with residents. “When I...

Kam Lake transit extension plans gets mixed review from councillors

City administration is recommending the city’s express transit route be extended into Kam Lake during peak hours, but a number of city councillors remain...

City planning for aquatic centre referendum

Keep those voting pencils sharp, you could soon have more boxes to check. The City of Yellowknife is planning a referendum on its new aquatic...

YK1 looking for input on naming of new school on J.H. Sissons site

With work underway on the new school where École J.H. Sissons stood until its closing last June, the YK1 Board of Trustees will be...

NWT sees a second COVID-19 death in the territory

A second NWT resident has died due to COVID-19. NWT's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Kami Kandola confirmed the news in a statement, but did...

McLeod claims victory over Kotchilea, still close

8 a.m. Tuesday September 21: Kelvin Kotchilea has posted to Facebook, congratulating Michael McLeod on winning the election. Kotchilea thanked his supporters and volunteers. The...

Canada U.S. land border to stay closed to non-essential travel until at least late October

You won't be able to do any early Christmas shopping stateside any time soon. U.S. officials have announced their borders with Canada and Mexico will...

30 new cases of COVID-19 in NWT

There have been 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the territory since September 16th There are now 248 active cases among residents in the...

Man charged with several child sex offences in Norman Wells

Norman Wells RCMP and the NT RCMP Internet Child Exploitation unit have charged a man as a result of an investigation into reports of...

Police looking for help in identifying suspect in suspicious fire at St. Patrick’s Church

Yellowknife RCMP are looking for the public’s help in identifying a potential person of interest in their investigation into a suspicious fire at a...

Fort Simpson, Jean Marie River residents to receive replacement homes in early 2022

Municipal and Community Affairs Minister Shane Thompson says flood-affected residents in Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River will get replacement homes delivered to them...
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Temporary prohibition order in effect in Behchokǫ̀

Liquor is being temporarily prohibited from entering Behchokǫ̀ until October 12th. That means no person shall consume, purchase, sell or transport liquor within the community....

25 new cases of COVID-19, three new hospitalizations

There have been 25 new cases of COVID-19 in the territory since September 15, mostly in Yellowknife, Behchokǫ̀ and Whatì. There are now 134 active...

Third doses for immunocompromised and specific frontline workers

Third doses of the Moderna vaccine can now be booked for immunocompromised and specific frontline workers in Yellowknife and Behchokǫ̀. The two communities are being...