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2nd Death, 62 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Northwestern Territories Since Friday

The Northwestern Territories office of the chief public health officer (OCPHO) has reported the region’s second death because of COVID-19. In a Monday night news release, the OCPHO did not...

Northern Labor Federation Calls ‘Immediate Action’ So All Canadians Can Vote Monday

The Northern Territories Federation of Labor, which represents a dozen unions in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, is calling on the federal government and Elections Canada to take immediate...

Northwest Territories Government Wins Appeal of 2018 Decision of Denying Non-Rights Holders Entry into...

A Court of Appeal has sided with the Northwest Territories administration in its 2018 decision to deny many non-rights holders entry into the Francophone school system. The territory wrote in...

Critics Lay into N.W.T.’S Shifting Approach to Shelter, Isolation during Yellowknife Outbreak

The present wave of COVID-19 in Yellowknife — the worst one yet— may have turned out differently for individuals experiencing homelessness had the territorial administration stuck to its early plans,...

Many Parents Worried as Behchokǫ̀ Struggles with Early Stages of COVID-19 Community Transmission

With Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories, showing signs of community transmission of COVID-19, the community’s chief says members are especially worried for young persons. Behchokǫ̀ Chief Clifford Daniels said the current spate of...

Diamond in the Rough: Yellowknife-Based Diamond Company Looks to Succeed Where Others Have Failed

From next week, Yellowknife-based Diamonds de Canada will transport its first batch of cut and polished diamonds down south to Las Vegas for grading before going to market. It's the...

Conservatives Promise Funds for Northern Ports, Hydro Projects

The Conservative Party is making promises to "close the infrastructure gap" in the North and assist in paying for multiple projects if elected, inclusive of road and hydro links...

Whitehorse City Council Votes in Favour of Downtown Supportive Housing Project

A supportive housing project in downtown Whitehorse is getting closer to reality. The City of Whitehorse is promoting a plan to take over the High Country Inn and establish 55...

Free Adult Tutoring Meant To Help Boost Career Prospects Now Available In Yellowknife

Iqaluit and Inuvik are running a free program aimed at helping adult enhance their skills so that they have an easy time entering the labor market and moving up...

Trudeau Pledges Support for Mental Health and Housing in Nunavut

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a campaign stop in Iqaluit Monday, promising his administration will invest in mental health and housing supports in the region. Campaigning with the local Liberal...